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If you have an event you think is relevant, and you'd like to promote on this page, please contact us.(external link)  Make sure you tell us the date, event, location, time, organising body, contact details and cost information.

Also on our website: events in the region's waterways (including forms)

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Poplar pole planting field days

Poplar and willow are ideal to plant on erosion prone hillsides as their extensive root systems bind and hold the soil in place. Some varieties are also used to provide shade, shelter and wind breaks, and are a good source of stock feed in a drought.

We've got three field days coming up in March.  >> Find out more here.

>> Find out more here.

We've got 3 field days in March

>> Find out more here.

>> Find out more here.

Soil conservation and riparian management field day

Find out how you can best manage your soil and water to get more economic and envirionmental gains.

We've got fantastic info and guest speakers lined up.  >> Find out more here.

>> Find out more here.

 Wednesday 4 April 
 >> Find out more here.

>> Find out more here.

Fieldays 2018

Fieldays is the Southern Hemisphere’s largest agricultural event and the ultimate launch platform for cutting edge technology and innovation. Whether you are from in town or out in the country, a Fieldays veteran or visiting for the first time, Fieldays has something for everyone.

>> Read more(external link)

Mystery Creek, Hamilton

13-16 June 2018

Regular regional and community activities and events

Waikato Tramping Club weekend and day trips

Trips across the North Island, transport from Hamilton City Centre is provided.

No need to be a member but great discounts when you are.

Accomodation at Waikato Lodge on Mt Ruapehu.


Weekend and day trips

9.30 am

See the Waikato Tramping Club website(external link) for more details.

Waikato River Trails


(07) 886 0009 link)

Tokoroa Alpine club midweek walking group



Dave Kay (07) 886 7335

Scouting Waikato

Plenty of outdoor opportunities for young people aged 6-18 years.


Ph 0800 SCOUTS (0800 726 887)
or email for activities and events in your district.

Guides Waikato

Plenty of outdoor opportunities for young people aged 6-18 years.

   Ongoing Phone (07) 856 5965 or email for activities and events in your district.
Taupo Fishing Club    Ongoing Brian Schrider (07) 377 4527
Taupo Tramping Club    Ongoing Isobel Hutcheon (07) 376 9319
EONZ outdoor education workshops    Ongoing Alison Porter (07) 843 0922 or email
Department of Conservation events    Ongoing Amy (07) 838 3363

Mountain Safety Waikato training courses

Abseiling, outdoor first aid, bush navigation, bushcraft (introduction and experienced)

   Ongoing Sharon Hodson (07) 824 0878

Monday Bushtrampers (Sport Waikato)

Full day tramps - $10


Fortnightly from Memorial Drive - 8.00am

Alternate weeks from other Hamilton locations - 7.30am


8 am and 7.30 am

Marian (07) 828 9029

Hamilton Search and Rescue Group monthly meeting

Hamilton Central Police Station

Third Monday

7.30 pm

John Twizel (07) 856 2844

Coromandel Town Walkers

Coromandel town walk.

Everyone is encouraged to walk at their own pace and only as far as they can.

Hauraki House car park

Tuesdays and Thursdays

9 am

Jenny Forbes (07) 866 7787 or 
Val Davies (07) 866 8826

Waikato Tramping Club club night

Bring $2 for hall hire

St Stephens Church Hall, corner Ohaupo Rd and Mahoe St, Hamilton

First Wednesday

8 pm

Waikato Tramping Club or visit the website: link)

Forest & Bird (South Waikato Branch) monthly meeting 

Bring lunch and $2 door charge


Anne Nooyens meeting rooms

1km south of Timber Museum, SH1 Putaruru

Second Wednesday

12 noon

Forest & Bird South Waikato Branch

Choices Healthy Lifestyle Group

A structured monthly programme that includes goal setting, health checks, exercise focused outings and interesting guest speakers

Methodist Centre, 62 London Street, Hamilton 


1 pm

Louisa (07) 839 3917 or (027) 629 7433

Hamilton Junior Naturalists

For ages 11-17

Horticultural Centre, Hamilton Rose Garden, Cobham Drive, Hamilton


7-8.30 pm in term time

Colleen Brimblecombe (07) 855 5626
Jubilee Bush Weedbusters Jubilee Bush(Claudelands Bush), Boundary Road, Hamilton

Third Saturday

9 am 

Katherine (07) 839 4452
Environment Centre Hamilton


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