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Waipa's unique cultural, historic and environmental heritage is important to us.
Check out our parks and reserves, libraries, museums and, swimming pools.
We have a 24-hour, district-wide service for all dog and stock control calls.
All building work requires approval by Council through a building consent.
Stretching over 1447 square kilometres, the main urban populations are in the towns of Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Kihikihi, Pirongia, Ōhaupō, and Leamington.
Because of the high proportion of elite soils, the district boasts a rich agricultural base dominated by dairy farming, but also featuring sheep and beef, thoroughbred horse studs, deer farming and fruit production.
Waipa also hosts the largest annual agricultural exhibition of its kind in New Zealand, the National Agricultural Fieldays, which attracts visitors from all over world to the Mystery Creek Events Centre.
Although landlocked, the district has several large hydro lakes used extensively for watersports and recreation including Lake Karāpiro, the home of New Zealand rowing and other water sports.
There are two major rivers and many smaller peat lakes which are considered some of the best examples of their type in the world.
The Waipa district is also home to Hamilton Airport and has a growing reputation as the home of high-performance sport with Rowing New Zealand, Cycling New Zealand, Triathlon New Zealand, and Canoe Racing New Zealand making Cambridge their base.