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Shaping Hamilton - Huringa Kirikiriroa

Free entry

Explore the history of Kirikiriroa Hamilton alongside Ngaati Wairere taonga, historical artefacts, art, and even an infamous street sign.

Showcasing key events that shaped the history of Kirikiriroa Hamilton from the arrival of Waikato Tainui through to the present day, the exhibition encourages us to keep an eye on the past as we look to the future.

What lessons can we learn, what traditions might we revive, and what histories should we tell our children?

Shaping Hamilton Huringa Kirikiriroa delves into the issues at the heart of the Aotearoa New Zealand history curriculum.

Bring the tamariki. Start a conversation.


Education programmes are available for this exhibition.


Image: City of Hamilton district plan map, 1963. Collection of Hamilton City Libraries 832.141 EDC