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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 >>

Pensioner Units to Be Sold to Social Housing Providers

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 5:23 pm | Hamilton City Council

At its meeting today, Hamilton City Council resolved to sell its pensioner housing to social housing providers with an amendment that reflected greater certainty for existing tenants. More >>

Hamilton Adopts a Capital Value Rating System

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 3:08 pm | Hamilton City Council

At its meeting today Hamilton City Council voted to change from the current land value (LV) rating system to a capital value (CV) rating system. Under CV rates are calculated based on the value of the land plus what is built on the land, rather ... More >>

Council turns towards the remarkable river

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 4:00 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council today voted to adopt the River Plan with one month allocated for public feedback. People can give their views on the 30-year plan for the 16-km of river that runs through Hamilton until 4pm on 28 November. Mayor Julie Hardaker ... More >>

Hamilton City Council launches public art catalogue

Friday, 17 October 2014, 3:08 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton's rich and growing portfolio of public art has been captured in a catalogue which will be launched on Monday (October 20) as part of the city's 150th birthday celebrations. The $25,000 publication was produced with grants provided by Wintec's ... More >>

Dog Responsible for Attack Euthanized

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:49 am | Hamilton City Council

The dog which attacked its owner at her Hamilton home last week has been euthanized. Kelvin Powell, Hamilton City Council’s City Safe Manager, says the animal’s owner agreed to have the dog euthanized after Animal Control staff removed the dog from ... More >>

Hamilton Gardens Wins International Garden of the Year Award

Monday, 6 October 2014, 5:07 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens has received the prestigious International Garden of the Year award. The win was announced today [1 October 2014] as part of the 2014 Garden Tourism Awards held at the International Conference Gardens Without Limits conference in Metz, France. More >>

Dog’s Future Still to Be Determined

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 10:31 am | Hamilton City Council

A mastiff dog which attacked its owner in Hamilton yesterday remains impounded pending completion of a Hamilton City Council Animal Control investigation into the incident. The dog, which was classified as “menacing” in 2010, attacked its female owner ... More >>

Public Consultation on Safety Bylaw

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 5:40 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council today approved a proposal for the Hamilton Safety in Public Places Bylaw to go out for public consultation. More >>



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