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.
Waihi Women’s Choir Christmas Carols
Wella Tasma’s popular Waihi Ladies Choir is gearing up for another fun performance on Saturday December 17. Starting at 10 am they’ll......
2017 Beach Art Expo
Waihi Art Club is holding their annual Beach Art Exhibition at the Waihi Beach Community Centre from Friday 6th January to Sunday......
Check out photos from the 2016 Event in our gallery.
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