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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…

04 July 2022

From babies to bands: Claudelands’ big weekend of events

Hamiltonians were treated to a massive weekend of entertainment at Claudelands, with three different events taking place at the venue on Saturday alone.

30 May 2022

Hamilton ready to get party started for HSBC NZ Sevens return

New Zealand’s biggest sporting party is returning to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato in January 2023.

24 May 2022

Newly established role delivers next challenge for H3's Michael Gilling

After years spent setting the stage for some of Hamilton’s biggest events, Michael Gilling is now turning the spotlight to H3’s event delivery stars.

23 May 2022

Countdown starts to Special Olympics National Summer Games

Hamilton is gearing up to host the largest multi-sport event in New Zealand of the year, 200 days from today, when over 1500 Special Olympics athletes and coaches will compete…

09 March 2022

2022 World Series of Darts schedule confirmed

The PDC World Series of Darts will feature six international tournaments during 2022 – including one right here at Hamilton’s Globox Arena – ahead of the Jack's World Series of…