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Balloons over Waikato

Balloons over Waikato

Colourful balloons hover over Hamilton’s Lake Rotoroa during the annual Balloons over Waikato event, which began in 1988. The light winds of Waikato make the region ideal for this sport.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Sport and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27179/balloons-over-waikato (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015