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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…

08 March 2022

International Women’s Day celebrated in Hamilton with busy month of women’s sport

Women’s sports stars are taking centre stage in Hamilton this month, with a full schedule of women’s sporting events happening across three of the city’s major venues.

19 October 2021

Slatter “a natural fit” for H3 Director of Operations position

A familiar face is stepping up from within the ranks to take on H3’s Director of Operations role.

21 June 2021

New Partnership to see Claudelands Arena renamed

An exciting new partnership between Hamilton City Council and a local business will see Claudelands Arena renamed later this year.

13 May 2021

Foodstuffs Expo brings big local boost

New Zealand’s largest business-to-business show has returned to Hamilton, and it’s set to inject $5. 3 million into the local economy.

01 April 2021

Massive score for Hamilton to host FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is coming to New Zealand and Hamilton will be part of the football action with Waikato Stadium being announced as one of the host venues…

12 November 2020

Giant trade show secured for Hamilton

Hamilton City Council’s events arm, H3, is bringing New Zealand’s biggest business-to-business show back to Hamilton next year.

29 September 2020

Lighting up in support of our entertainment and events industry

Hamilton will be one of the first cities in the world to recognise the impact of COVID-19 on the entertainment and events sector, as part of a global day of…