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Hamilton’s Turf Technican Heads to Apia

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 3:58 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s Turf Technican Heads to Apia for All Blacks Preparation Hamilton City Council’s Turf Manager Karl Johnson has returned to Apia, Samoa, to assist with preparation for the Pacific Island nation’s historic hosting of the All Blacks ... More >>

Museum offers an amazing journey through the human body

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 10:30 am | Hamilton City Council

Smelly toilets, a giant nose, a huge mouth and a heart that never stops beating all feature in a new family-focussed exhibition at Waikato Museum. Body in Action opens on 4 July and explores the way our bodies work in colourful and exciting ways. Body ... More >>

Hamilton Gardens’ Roses to ‘Get the Chop’

Friday, 26 June 2015, 1:55 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens’ Roses to ‘Get the Chop’ More than 3500 roses at Hamilton Gardens will receive the chop next week when the annual Rogers Rose Garden’s maintenance programme begins. The Gardens’ entire rose collection will be pruned before 150 ... More >>

DHB records of Nicky Stevens' treatment go 'missing'

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:39 am | Hamilton City Council

Nicky Stevens’ family is devastated and angry to find out today from Waikato DHB management that crucial patient records for Nicky have disappeared from the Henry Bennett Centre at Waikato Hospital. More >>

Taitua’s Excellence Earns Trip Advisor Praise

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 10:27 am | Hamilton City Council

Taitua’s Excellence Earns Trip Advisor Praise Hamilton’s Taitua Arboretum has earned high praise from Trip Advisor, one of the world’s most influential travel websites. Trip Advisor has granted Taitua Arboretum a Certificate of Excellence, ... More >>

Hamilton Gardens Receives $2.5 Million Lottery Grant

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 12:03 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens Receives $2.5 Million Lottery Grant Plans to add another four concept gardens to Hamilton Gardens are now a step closer following a decision by the Lottery Significant Projects Fund Committee to grant $2.5m to Hamilton City Council for the ... More >>

Patience And Planning the Key for FIFA/Fieldays Visitors

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 4:33 pm | Hamilton City Council

Visitors heading to Hamilton for this week’s FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 matches and the National Agricultural Fieldays are being urged to leave early for their destinations and plan their journeys. More >>

Waikato Stadium Set for Football History

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 1:22 pm | Hamilton City Council

Sports fans are being urged to don their whites and “whiteout” Hamilton’s Waikato Stadium this Thursday for the Junior All Whites’ crucial match in the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015. More >>

28 Million Year Old Giant Penguin Goes Digital

Monday, 8 June 2015, 4:47 pm | Hamilton City Council

A 28 million year old giant penguin fossil found at Kawhia in 2006 will be shown for the first time alongside its 3D scanned profile in a new exhibition opening at Waikato Museum on Saturday 13 June. More >>

No.8 Wire National Art Award winner “impossible to look past

Friday, 5 June 2015, 9:48 am | Hamilton City Council

Artist Rebecca Rose has taken out the major prize in the 2015 No.8 Wire National Art Award with her sculpture, Eye Sight at the awards ceremony, partnered by Waikato Museum and held at ArtsPost Galleries & Shop. More >>

Finalists Announced for National Contemporary Art Award

Friday, 29 May 2015, 9:18 am | Hamilton City Council

Finalists Announced for National Contemporary Art Award National Contemporary art award judge Aaron Kreisler has selected 52 entries as finalists for this year’s National Contemporary Art Award hosted by Waikato Museum. Faced with a record number ... More >>

Vettori Made Honorary Hamilton Ambassador

Friday, 29 May 2015, 9:16 am | Hamilton City Council

Vettori Made Honorary Hamilton Ambassador Hamilton City Council will confer an Honorary Ambassadorship on former international cricketer Daniel Vettori. Council unanimously approved the honour today, but the ceremony will not be held until August, when Vettori ... More >>

Senegal Team Welcome at Waikato Museum

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 4:36 pm | Hamilton City Council

The Senegal U-20 men’s football team will receive a formal welcome to Hamilton and the Waikato tomorrow,Wednesday, 27 May. More >>

Bucket Challenge Set Down for Futsal Exponents

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 11:11 am | Hamilton City Council

Bucket Challenge Set Down for Futsal Exponents Will they get the ball into the bucket without using their feet? A group of futsal exponents will try to complete the Futsal Focus Bucket Challenge in Hamilton on Sunday afternoon, as the city gears up for ... More >>

NZ U-20 Team Begins World Cup Journey at Turangawaewae

Friday, 15 May 2015, 3:49 pm | Hamilton City Council

New Zealand’s U-20 men’s football team will begin its pursuit of World Cup success this weekend with a powhiri at Turangawaewae Marae. The FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 kicks off on 30 May, and as host nation New Zealand has received automatic qualification ... More >>

Fifa-Inspired Exhibition Celebrates the Beautiful Game

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 2:01 pm | Hamilton City Council

Football’s rich tradition in the Waikato is explored in an exhibition at Waikato Museum where visitors can test their skills and see the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 trophy. More >>

U-20 Football Teams Head Out into the Community

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 11:03 am | Hamilton City Council

Members of two of the U-20 international football teams in Hamilton for the Five Nations Series will take a break from training over the next couple of days (May 12th and 13th) to meet a few of the locals. More >>

Young war poet will help launch Waikato WW1 exhibition

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 2:15 pm | Hamilton City Council

A World War One commemorative poem written by a Waingaro School student will be read by the author at the official opening of the WW1 exhibition For Us They Fell at Waikato Museum on Friday 24 April. More >>

Community kumara harvest at Hamilton Gardens

Friday, 17 April 2015, 10:51 am | Hamilton City Council

New Zealand’s only publicly-owned traditional Maaori productive garden will hold a kumara harvest on Friday, 17 April 2015 from 8am. More >>

Former Hamilton West MP and city councillor passes away

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 2:33 pm | Hamilton City Council

Former Hamilton city councillor and Labour MP for Hamilton West, Dorothy Jelicich, has died, aged 87. Mrs Jelicich served as a Labour MP for Hamilton West from 1972 to 1975 and had a brief spell on Hamilton City Council after winning a bi-election ... More >>

 

 

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