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The Waikato is a region on the western side of the North Island of New Zealand. It stretches from Lake Taupo and Taranaki in the south, along the banks of the Waikato River to the southern fringes of Auckland. The land is mostly rural farm land, much of which is dedicated to dairy farming. The region has a wet temperate climate. The city of Hamilton, New Zealand is its major population centre.

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