By 1956, when this documentary about Waikato was made, Hamilton was a city and the centre of a wealthy dairy-farming region. Post-war growth was also evident in the nearby dormitory towns of Cambridge and Te Awamutu, and in other farming centres such as Morrinsville and Matamata.
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Reference: People of the Waikato. National Film Unit, 1956
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