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Night Glo a Must Go!

The Night Glo at the grounds of the Waikato University is a must see event. In conjunction with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
makomihi
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Hamilton, New Zealand
What an anmazing place and event

This is a no-brainer and a must-see-attraction, every mid-March there is the Ballon-over-Waikato... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
HelloKiwi
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Night Glo at the grounds of the Waikato University is a must see event. In conjunction with Balloons over Waikato this annual event is well worth taking the family along to. Huge crowds though and it pays to secure some elevated position earlier in...More

Thank makomihi
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is a no-brainer and a must-see-attraction, every mid-March there is the Ballon-over-Waikato event on the area of Uni of Waikato. It is superb and very special! They 'glow' the balloons, accompanied by cool music. Isn't super long, like 20 minutes or even a bit...More

Thank HelloKiwi
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The campus is quite lovely with beautifully landscaped lakes buttressed against cafes and restaurants for students, staff, and visitors. Buildings are a mix of old and new with quite a modern/contemporary library. Some older buildings have been given a facelift with additions that make the...More

Thank Justin K
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Waikato University is set on a stunning campus - great for walking around the lakes. This a well maintained campus that Waikato should be proud of.

Thank Maggie24nz
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Perhaps the most beautiful uni I’ve been on. Great landscapes, and 3 lakes to choose from when I’m enjoying a casual day out with my son.

Thank Mez N
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We went to a graduation there and toured the campus. Lots of interesting landscapes and buildings. Our ceremony was bilingual and picturesque and lengthy and hot.

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

An inspiring visitor venue with a modern library and well-planned centres for learning, sport and relaxation. The attractive and extensive University grounds support the lake and buildings on Campus. The public are made to feel welcome to attend concerts, lectures and open days etc. The...More

Thank Tripper359
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Situated among very beautiful landscape gardens and lakes. Good place to study too with a wide choice of displines provided

Thank medihah2016
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The university is not the most attractive architectural site, but the gardens, lake and little shops are ok for a visit. The balloon festival and cultural events are outstanding.

Thank Ella v
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The campus is well designed and landscaped. Planted with many native plants. It has a beautiful lake next to the student union. Great place for photography. Parking can be an issue so prepare to come early or park on the main street.

Thank Alee1106
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Kiwicita
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Living on campus is a great way to meet others if you are new to the area - I am sure your son will be fine
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