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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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