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Hamilton City Council Not ‘Kicking The Can Down The Road’

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 12:05 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamiltonians will continue to receive the same services Hamilton City Council delivers now in coming years, and be asked to have a say on the rates increases needed to erase a deficit caused by significant cost increases. Elected Members have landed ... More >>

Handcrafted ‘Wharenui Harikoa’ Arrives At Waikato Museum

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 11:04 am | Hamilton City Council

Ko Wharenui Harikoa he poro whaka hakoko. Ko Uenuku tawhana ki te Rangi  Wharenui Harikoa is a refracting prism of tuupuna-inspired light that shines across the sky like a rainbow. Nearly 6m tall and made from 5,000 balls of yarn, a spectacular ... More >>

Christmas And New Year's Day Shifts Kerbside Collections A Day Later

Monday, 27 November 2023, 12:48 pm | Hamilton City Council

Rubbish and recycling collected from Christmas Day and New Year's Day won’t have to sit in Hamiltonians’ bins too long, with kerbside collections being just one day later. Collections will be Tuesday 26 December to Saturday 30 December, and then ... More >>

Carols By Candlelight Back For 2023

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 10:36 am | Hamilton City Council

With the festive season right around the corner, Hamilton City Council is bringing Carols by Candlelight back and it’s better than ever! On Saturday 9 December from 6.30 – 9.30pm, come along to the Rhododendron Lawn at Hamilton Gardens for a Christmas ... More >>

Council To Consider Proposed Changes To Central City Parking

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 1:47 am | Hamilton City Council

Two-hour free parking in Hamilton’s central city may be replaced by a new demand-responsive pricing model as Hamilton City Council looks for opportunities to increase revenue as part of its proposed 2024-2034 Long-Term Plan. The proposed 2024-2034 Long-Term ... More >>

Costs For Council Services The ‘Reality’ Behind Rates Increases

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 1:42 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council’s proposed Long-Term Plan budget prioritises the services residents and businesses receive now, paid for by a rates increase to cover the increasing costs to deliver these. Council has revealed the first cut of its 2024-34 budget ... More >>

Hamilton Business Owner Convicted For Dumping Rubbish

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 3:13 pm | Hamilton City Council

A Hamilton business owner was convicted of illegally dumping rubbish in the Hamilton District Court last week. <img src="" width="720" height="480"> On 12 January 2023, a person ... More >>

Upgrades Coming For Wellington Street Beach

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 12:46 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is planning to upgrade the park area above Wellington Street Beach, and wants to hear your thoughts on what you’d like to see there. The plans include a new public toilet, a barbecue area with shaded seating, more flat space ... More >>

Waste-free Christmas Course For Hamiltonians

Friday, 17 November 2023, 1:30 pm | Hamilton City Council

The amount of rubbish Hamiltonians throw away is at its highest during the Christmas period. In 2022, Hamiltonians threw away more than 130,000kg of rubbish in December. With the festive season approaching, it’s the perfect time to learn how to minimise ... More >>

Hamilton Primed For Next Economic Uptick

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 1:44 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton has received the tick of approval from employers keen to grow their companies. The business insight comes from more than 70 in-depth meetings Hamilton City Council’s economic development staff have had with city employers this year. The talks reveal ... More >>

New Infrastructure To Support More Homes In Hamilton’s Central City Is One Step Closer

Friday, 10 November 2023, 10:37 am | Hamilton City Council

At yesterday’s (9 November 2023) Hamilton City Council Infrastructure and Transport Committee, staff got the nod to proceed with the procurement for design of a new water reservoir and pedestrian and cycle (active modes) bridge for the central city. ... More >>

Crisis Averted For Western Bulk Water Mains

Friday, 10 November 2023, 10:13 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s western water supply is no longer at risk, after work to protect a critical piece of water infrastructure wrapped up late last month. McGuire Drainage and Contracting and Council’s Three Waters unit spent seven weeks reinforcing the ... More >>

Infrastructure And Transport Committee Wraps For 2023

Thursday, 9 November 2023, 5:59 pm | Hamilton City Council

Today’s Infrastructure and Transport Committee meeting was a chance to reflect on recent achievements across water, waste minimisation and transport, and make some final decisions before wrapping up for the year. Western bulk water mains work commended ... More >>

Increased Costs Driving Future Rates Scenarios

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 1:30 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is facing substantial cost increases in coming years to continue delivering its current services for the community. A two-day information session this week is exploring how much more it will cost Council in 2024/25 and beyond to ... More >>

New Exhibition Makes A Splash At Waikato Museum

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 1:21 pm | Hamilton City Council

Vintage swimwear, historical photographs, and newly commissioned artwork inspired by the Waikato River are all part of the exhibition In the Swim , opening at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato in Hamilton on Friday 3 November 2023. Diving into ... More >>

'Tough Call’ Made On Gambling Funding

Friday, 27 October 2023, 4:38 pm | Hamilton City Council

A desire for more external funding for community initiatives and acknowledgement of revenue pressures are behind a major change to one of Hamilton City Council’s funding policies. Elected Members have opted to amend Council’s External Funding ... More >>

Recycling Week Lifts The Lid On Hamilton’s Recycling Habits

Friday, 27 October 2023, 11:53 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamiltonians who recycle right were recognised for doing their part to fight the landfill during Recycling Week. Recycling Week was celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand from 16–22 October. Hamilton City Council’s Resource Recovery and ... More >>

Reawakened Tradition Wins People’s Choice Award

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 5:53 pm | Hamilton City Council

'Kai Paraoa’ hiapo artwork by Cora-Allan, winner of Campbell Smith Memorial People's Choice Award for the National Contemporary Art Award 2023. Artwork made using traditional Niuean techniques and materials has won the prestigious Campbell Smith Memorial People's ... More >>

Sister-cities Hamilton And Chengdu Discuss Business, Tourism And Education Opportunities

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 8:15 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato’s “small but mighty” economy was on display during a visit to Hamilton Kirikiriroa by a sister-city delegation from China this week (17 October). Hamilton Mayor, Paula Southgate, warmly welcomed Chengdu Mayor, Wang Fengchao, and his delegation ... More >>

Hamilton City Council Confirms By-election For Hamilton East

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 1:41 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamiltonians are heading back to the polls following the election of Councillor Ryan Hamilton in the general election. The National Party candidate won the Hamilton East electorate on Saturday and has formally resigned from his role as an East Ward ... More >>





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