Haszard St in downtown Waihi resembled a race track when the annual Go Waihi Trolley Derby took place.
Waihi, is located at the Southern end of New Zealand's Coromandel Peninsula.
Our native bush, the breathtaking Karangahake Gorge and the nearby white-sand stretches of Waihi Beach are just a few of the natural resources that we enjoy. Numerous groups and organisations cater for sport, recreation and the arts. Our region boasts a diverse group of businesses involved in a wide range of ventures, from tourism to dairy and dry-stock farming.
As well as a thriving present day community, the town and surrounding region has a rich and fascinating history. Part of this history includes over 100 years of mining of gold and silver. Our present day mining operations (both open-cast and underground) exist alongside examples of the old methods of gold and silver extraction. Our pioneers weren't just involved in mining however. Last century saw Waihi in the forefront of work on radio and television development and manufacturing.
Art Waihi Exhibition
Art Waihi invites you to their exhibition across Anniversary Weekend at Waihi Memorial Hall from Friday 27 to Monday 30. Between 10......
Waihi’s Warm Up Party for Beach Hop
In the Waihi CBD, roads will be closed and the streets filled with hundreds of classic cars and hot rods, people dancing......
ECHO Walking Festival
Brochures have just been delivered around the district for the 14th annual ECHO Walking Festival. Happening from the 1st to 23rd of......
Check out photos from the 2016 Event in our gallery.
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