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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 >>

Hamilton City Council Names New CEO

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:13 am | Hamilton City Council

Mayor Julie Hardaker said she and councillors were pleased to welcome Briggs as the new CEO. More >>

Hamilton Gardens Receives International Recognition

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:16 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens has been recognised as an important international tourism attraction. The Gardens has been nominated for International Garden of the Year by the World Garden Tourism Council. Previous winners have included the Singapore Botanic Garden ... More >>

Uniquely Hamilton Multimedia Project at Waikato Museum

Monday, 18 August 2014, 5:21 pm | Hamilton City Council

A multimedia exhibition about contemporary life in Hamilton developed by Wintec, Massey University and the University of Canterbury will open at Waikato Museum on Saturday 23 August. Survey Hamilton examines Hamilton’s environmental attributes, ... More >>

Wellington Artist Wins National Contemporary Art Award

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:38 am | Hamilton City Council

Wellington artist Deanna Dowling has won the 2014 National Contemporary Art Award sponsored by Tompkins Wake Lawyers and Ebbett Audi, and hosted by Waikato Museum. More >>

Capital Value Consultation Begins Today

Friday, 8 August 2014, 9:31 am | Hamilton City Council

On 31 July, Council made the decision to consult on a proposal to change to a capital value rating system. The public will have the opportunity to have their say on the proposal between 8 August and 8 September 2014. More >>

Council to Seek Feedback on Capital Value Proposal

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 4:12 pm | Hamilton City Council

Council to Seek Feedback on Capital Value Proposal 31 JULY 2014 Council today sign off a proposal to change to a capital value rating system, which will go out for public feedback from 8 August. Council’s current rating system based on land value, ... More >>

Warren Gatland Becomes Hamilton's Second City Ambassador

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:15 pm | Hamilton City Council

Welsh Rugby Union coach and Hamiltonian Warren Gatland couldn't keep the smile from his face today as he watched the Hamilton Boys' High School 1st XV perform the school haka. But instead of being on the rugby field, he was in the Hamilton City Council ... More >>

Warren Gatland to receive city ambassadorship award

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:24 pm | Hamilton City Council

Internationally recognised rugby coach and distinguished former international rugby player Warren Gatland will receive an honorary city ambassadorship from Hamilton City Council. More >>

Decisions Made on Proposed District Plan

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 4:19 pm | Hamilton City Council

Decisions have been released today on the Proposed District Plan by Council’s independent commissioners. As a result of the decisions, rule changes come in to affect as from today. More >>

National Contemporary Art Award Finalists Announced

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:09 am | Hamilton City Council

Judge Simon Rees has selected 53 artworks as finalists for the 2014 National Contemporary Art Award sponsored by Ebbett Audi and Tompkins Wake, and hosted at Waikato Museum. More >>

Call for WW1 Information to the Waikato Community

Monday, 30 June 2014, 5:17 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato Museum has launched an interactive website to help uncover the untold stories of the men and women of the Waikato during World War 1. More >>

Fluoride re-introduced to Hamilton's water supply

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 4:41 pm | Hamilton City Council

Today, the High Court refused Safe Water Alternative NZ Inc’s (SWANZ) application for interim relief of fluoride into Hamilton’s water supply. More >>



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