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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 >>

Much Loved Chimp, Chima, Dies

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 9:35 am | Hamilton City Council

Chima, a 20-year old female chimpanzee who recently moved to Hamilton Zoo as part of a regional breeding programme, died on Saturday. (4 April 2015). In a tragic turn of events, Chima was attacked and badly bitten after being introduced to the dominant ... More >>

Entry Now Open to National Art Award

Monday, 9 March 2015, 5:10 pm | Hamilton City Council

Entry is now open to the National Contemporary Art Award, sponsored by Tompkins Wake Lawyers and Chow: Hill Architects, and managed by Waikato Museum. More >>

School War Poets to Help Launch Ww1 Project

Friday, 6 March 2015, 3:59 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato Museum aims to feature a World War 1-inspired poem written by a local student as part of the launch for the major WW1 exhibition For Us They Fell to open on Anzac Day, 25 April, this year. More >>

Blockbuster Fletcher Show for Waikato Museum

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:21 pm | Hamilton City Council

Eighty paintings from the rarely seen Fletcher Collection are to be shown at Waikato Museum for the very first time from Saturday 14 March. More >>

Hamilton Takes on African Theme for on Safari Weekend

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:19 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton will have a distinct African feel this weekend as the city makes an early entry into the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Mayor Julie Hardaker says a range of African-themed events and initiatives across the city feature in the “On Safari” weekend, which ... More >>

The Tudors Have Arrived

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:22 am | Hamilton City Council

Filled with mythical beasts and intricate knot gardens, Hamilton Gardens unveils its internationally-significant Tudor Garden on Thursday, 29 January 2015. More >>

Hamilton Gardens’ Chickens Put to Work

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:09 am | Hamilton City Council

Eggs laid by Hamilton Gardens’ two resident chickens are being used for an exclusive range of products launched in the new Gardens’ shop. The newly refurbished store now sells products inspired by the Gardens – with lemon curd blended with eggs ... More >>

Hamilton Gardens a Reason Why NZ is Best Country to Visit

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 9:42 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens has joined the ranks of the haka, the iconic Milford Track and stunning Fiordland as reasons why New Zealand is the world’s best country to visit, according to an influential British newspaper. More >>

Christmas ice-skating rink hits town

Monday, 8 December 2014, 9:48 am | Hamilton City Council

Christmas ice-skating rink hits town 8 December 2014 For Immediate Release Move over Santa, a revolutionary new ice rink is coming to town. From 15 December Hamilton’s Christmas Place (Garden Place) will host a new synthetic ice-skating rink giving ... More >>

Hamilton is a Destination on the Rise

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 12:26 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton has been named in the top 10 South Pacific destinations on the rise by the world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor. The city came in at number 10 on the TripAdvisor list of Travellers’ Choice Awards for Destinations on the Rise and ... More >>

Hamilton Christmas City serves up a cracker festive event

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:58 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton continues to grow its Christmas City status by adding a number of new initiatives to its 2014 Christmas events programme. This year Hamilton will be the first city in New Zealand to host a revolutionary synthetic ice-skating rink, and Garden Place ... More >>

Tuatara Trekking Back to Maungatautari

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 11:24 am | Hamilton City Council

A tuatara injured on Waikato’s Maungatautari Ecological Island in April is heading home after more than seven months of treatment at Hamilton Zoo. The adult male tuatara was brought to the Hamilton Zoo Veterinary hospital on Anzac Day 2014, suffering ... More >>

Claudelands Claims Two Major Venue Industry Awards

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 11:01 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s Claudelands claimed two major awards at the Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards in Dunedin last night. Claudelands won the Supreme Venue of the Year Award, and Large Venue of the Year category, celebrating venues ... More >>



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