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Week On Our Streets

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 12:38 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is undertaking work on streets in various parts of the city over the next week to address safety issues and carry out routine maintenance. All this work is weather-dependent and may be deferred in the event of rain. Road users ... More >>

Hamilton’s Latest Mural Set To Inspire

Friday, 15 January 2021, 4:13 pm | Hamilton City Council

Initial design Teenaa Koorua selected by local iwi. Hamilton will soon be home to another vibrant and engaging piece of public art, with work on the Grantham Street retaining wall starting on Monday 18 January. Local artist Gemma Yiannoutsos was ... More >>

Judge Announced For Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 2:59 pm | Hamilton City Council

Renowned New Zealand sculptor Virginia King will judge the 2021 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award, with entries set to open on 15 January. The annual award, hosted by Waikato Museum, partnered with Momentum Waikato Community Foundation and supported ... More >>

Summer School Holiday Fun At Waikato Museum

Monday, 11 January 2021, 2:39 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato Museum’s summer school holiday programme is set to host a wide range of supervised activities and experiences to keep children entertained during the longest school holiday break of the year. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2101/dfba18e751dcfe729467.jpeg" ... More >>

Week On Our Streets

Saturday, 19 December 2020, 11:15 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is undertaking work on streets in various parts of the city over the next week to address safety issues and carry out routine maintenance. All this work is weather-dependent and may be deferred in the event of rain. Road users ... More >>

Hamilton Zoo Welcomes New Chimp Baby

Friday, 18 December 2020, 3:56 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Zoo’s chimpanzee troop has welcomed an adorable new addition, just 24 hours after their first introduction to their new outdoor enclosure. Mum Sanda delivered the baby overnight and Zoo Director Dr Baird Fleming said the Zoo team was delighted ... More >>

Match Schedule Announced For ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 4:28 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s Seddon Park will host seven International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Cricket World Cup matches in 2022, including two featuring New Zealand’s WHITE FERNS. The venues were announced by ICC today, when it confirmed the match schedule. ... More >>

Te Awa River Path Reopens

Monday, 14 December 2020, 6:00 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate and Deputy Mayor Geoff Taylor testing out the Te Awa River Path. A long-awaited section of the Te Awa River Path officially reopened today (Monday 14 December) and is now ready to welcome back users for the first time ... More >>

Week On Our Streets

Saturday, 12 December 2020, 12:43 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is undertaking work on streets in various parts of the city over the next week to address safety issues and carry out routine maintenance. All this work is weather-dependent and may be deferred in the event of rain. Road users ... More >>

Draft Long-Term Plan Confirmed

Friday, 11 December 2020, 6:08 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council will seek feedback from the community next year on a proposal for a 4.4% annual average general rates rise plus the potential for a new 4.5% targeted rate to help meet government-imposed costs. The proposals were finalised after two ... More >>

Top bike helmet designs awarded

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 11:18 am | Hamilton City Council

Dancing unicorns, blue tuis and laughing emojis were just some of the winning designs in Hamilton City Council’s annual Design your own Helmet competition. More >>

Hamilton Zoo And Waiwhakareke Projects To Be Delivered Sooner

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 11:31 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s Mayor and Councillors have unanimously backed a plan which delivers a major boost for visitors to Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park, while improving the safety of road users and residents in the area. Three high-profile ... More >>

Exhibition Celebrates Personal Treasures

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 11:24 am | Hamilton City Council

A new exhibition inspired by a social media initiative launched during this year’s lockdown opens at Waikato Museum on 12 December. When public venues had to close their doors due to COVID-19 restrictions, Waikato Museum called on its online community ... More >>

Civic Honour Awarded For Couple’s Taitua Arboretum Legacy

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 6:19 pm | Hamilton City Council

The immense legacy of environmental champions and philanthropists Bunny and John Mortimer was recognised today (Tuesday 8 December) with the awarding of the Hamilton Kirikiriroa Medal. The Mortimers founded Taitua Arboretum in 1972 on their property ... More >>

Council Confirms Founders Preference

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 4:02 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has today confirmed its preference is to demolish the Founders Theatre building and create a new multi-purpose park. At today’s Council meeting (December 8), Elected Members decided to progress the $3.6M project to demolish the ... More >>

Council Adopts Hamilton Gardens Management Plan

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 3:28 pm | Hamilton City Council

Passionate community feedback has shaped a new management plan for Hamilton Gardens, which was today (8 December) adopted by Hamilton City Council. Council’s adoption of the plan follows two rounds of community engagement on the draft plan – in 2019 ... More >>

City Events Get A Tasty Boost

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 2:31 pm | Hamilton City Council

Future events held in Hamilton’s central city will be able to include food trucks, food carts and mobile shops after a change to the city’s Public Places Policy today (December 8). Earlier this year Hamilton City Council sought public views on proposals ... More >>

Draft Long-Term Plan Budget Released

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 12:29 pm | Hamilton City Council

  Hamilton City Council Elected Members will next week consider a staff recommendation to consult with the community on a proposed starting point of a 4.9% average general rates increase and four targeted rates to fund specific projects. ... More >>

Environment And Community Spaces Led Conversation At Peacocke Open Day

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 5:34 pm | Hamilton City Council

Protecting the environment and having great community facilities were the talking points at an open day for the new Peacocke neighbourhood last night. The event, hosted by Hamilton City Council, gave Hamiltonians the opportunity to ask questions and ... More >>

New Strategy Focuses On Nurturing Nature

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 4:48 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton could be teeming with native birds, animals and insects and flourishing with native trees and plants, with cool, clear gully streams swimming with native fish. The city could also be full of people who care for and are nourished by nature. ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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