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26 May 2023

Celebrating 10 years hosting Hospice Waikato Bucket List Banquet

The H3 Group are delighted to celebrate their 10th Hospice Waikato Bucket List Banquet held at GLOBOX Arena, Claudelands.

11 May 2023

H3 win Momentus Innovation Award

Driving innovation within the events industry and enhancing audience experience and engagement has earned H3 Group the Momentus Innovation Award.

16 February 2023

EV charging stations reenergise Claudelands’ unique offering

Visitors to Hamilton’s Claudelands Conference & Exhibition Centre can now recharge their electric vehicles on site, following the installation of new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

08 December 2022

Sustainability the key ingredient in new muffins served at H3 venues

Next time you enjoy a freshly baked muffin at one of H3’s venues you can do so knowing you’re also helping the environment.

01 December 2022

H3 Event Delivery Manager named ‘Leader of the Year’

Michael Gilling, H3’s Event Delivery Manager, was crowned ‘Leader of the Year’ at the 2022 Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards in Wellington on Tuesday night.

13 November 2022

Gesture of thanks from Wests Tigers to New Zealand

Wests Tigers will take one of its ‘home games’ to Hamilton, New Zealand in 2023 as a gesture of thanks to the rugby league community across the Tasman.

10 November 2022

New podcast aims to spark important event industry discussions

A new podcast launched today by Hamilton’s H3 group promises to give listeners the inside scoop on the New Zealand event industry.

01 October 2022

A proud local partnership

In September 2021 Hamilton-based media company GLOBOX entered into a naming rights partnership with H3, Hamilton City Council’s event venues division, for its 6000-capacity indoor arena at Claudelands.

26 September 2022

New Zealand Darts Masters to return to Hamilton next year

Hamilton has hit the bullseye yet again, with the successful hosting of the TAB New Zealand Darts Masters at GLOBOX Arena, Claudelands last month clinching the event’s return in 2023.

27 July 2022

Claudelands Oval named New Zealand's Best Venue

Transforming a green space into an outdoor concert venue has earned the team at Hamilton’s H3 group a top national award.

20 July 2022

One Year to Go – FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 celebrations kick off in Hamilton Kirikiriroa

Hamilton Kirikiriroa led the country’s one-year countdown to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 with a unity-themed pre-dawn lighting ceremony at Waikato Stadium.

05 July 2022

Hamilton Kirikiriroa to host FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Play-Off Tournament

Hamilton Kirikiriroa will be one of the first cities to get a slice of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 action, after it was confirmed as a co-host for an…