The New Zealand city of Hamilton is a great place to build a new home. Home builders in Hamilton love the chance to build in a city that is conveniently located in the middle of the North Island, has a huge range of amenities, a beautiful river and lake, great schooling and plenty of leisure time activities.
Hamilton is only an hour and a half from Auckland. It’s also just over an hour from beach towns such as Raglan on the west coast and Mt Maunganui on the east coast of New Zealand. Several towns are within 30 minutes drive of Hamilton, including Te Awamutu and Cambridge. When you’re looking to build in an area that is a city within close proximity to rural New Zealand, Hamilton is the perfect option. It’s a large go ahead city with a wide range of people of all ages and nationalities who are well catered for.
Hamilton city has all the normal amenities for a city of its size. The Waikato Hospital is large, modern and was recently upgraded. All the suburbs surround the city so it doesn’t take long to get into the central business district from wherever you decide to build. Home builders in Hamilton have a good range of suburbs to choose from, with newer suburbs such as Rototuna in the north and land available in other suburbs such as Dinsdale and Glenview as well. There are also several areas with lifestyle blocks such as Matangi and Tamahere that are very close to the city centre.
Hamilton has a great selection of shopping centres and supermarkets as well as the Saturday morning market at Frankton and various other craft markets and farmers’ markets held each weekend. Claudelands Events Centre has recently been upgraded and the city is proud to host a variety of expos and concerts there each year.
Hamilton has a wide range of schooling for children of all ages, including the Waikato University, WINTEC and several Maori tertiary providers. There are hundreds of early childhood centres and primary schools and a great choice of high schools including single sex and co-educational.
Home builders in Hamilton love the city for its river, lakes, trees, parks and wide open spaces. There is easy access to the river for water sports as well as an excellent walking path on each side which is enjoyed by many people each weekend. The Hamilton City Council is currently working on a plan to make even better use of its river asset. The Hamilton Lake is another gorgeous area that is right near the city centre. It is the home of the hot air balloon festival that comes to the city each year and is also a great place to walk and enjoy nature.
Sporting enthusiasts are well catered for in Hamilton, with the Waikato Stadium, Seddon Park and the Gallagher Hockey Centre among others. Hamilton Gardens is a fabulous area to visit, with a huge variety of beautiful gardens and walking spaces as well as an attractive lake.
Home builders in Hamilton enjoy settling into the city, getting to know their neighbours and enjoying all the region has to offer.