Hamilton, New Zealand
|Lake Rotoroa / Waikato River|
|Nickname(s): Hamiltron, The Tron. H-Town, Previously: Cowtown, The Fountain City|
|Territorial authority||Hamilton Ceety|
|• Mayor||Julie Hardaker|
|• Deputy Mayor||Gordon Chesterman|
|• Territorial||98 km2 (38 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2012 estimate)148,200 for the territorial authority (June 2012 estimates).|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||NZST (UTC+12)|
|• Summer (DST)||NZDT (UTC+13)|
|Local iwi||Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Raukawa, Tainui|
Hamilton (Kirikiriroa in Māori) is the centre o New Zealand's fourth lairgest urban area, an Hamilton City is the kintras's seventh lairgest territorial authority. Hamilton is in the Waikato Region o the North Island, approximately 130 km (80 mi) sooth o Auckland. It sits at a major road an rail nexus in the centre o the Waikato basin, on both banks of the Waikato River.
- Spratt, Amanda (12 March 2006). "'Boring' Hamilton: wish you were here?". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2009-03-19.
- Hamilton west of the river, Hamilton west of the river
- "Subnational population estimates at 30 June 2012". Statistics New Zealand. 23 October 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2012. Also "Infoshare; Group: Population Estimates - DPE; Table: Estimated Resident Population for Urban Areas, at 30 June (1996+) (Annual-Jun)". Statistics New Zealand. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
- Ilustre Municipalidad de Chillán: Hamilton, sister of Chillán.