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Don’t Miss Out On The Netball Action In Hamilton This Week

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 4:32 pm | Hamilton City Council

International netball is back and there’s still time for you to snap up your tickets to see the Silver Ferns take on England in Hamilton this week. The three-test Cadbury Netball Series between world champion Silver Ferns and Commonwealth Games gold medallists ... More >>

Last Week For Feedback On The Future For The Founders Site

Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 12:07 pm | Hamilton City Council

Time is almost up for Hamiltonians to have their say on the future for the Founders site with feedback closing on Tuesday 3 November. Hamilton City Council has put forward three potential options for the site, on the corner of Tristram and Norton Streets. ... More >>

Hamilton’s ‘Vision’ Made With And For The Community

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 4:45 pm | Hamilton City Council

Mayor Paula Southgate says Hamilton City Council is proud to share its vision for the city’s future – a vision developed by Hamiltonians – but is adamant it can’t be achieved alone. At today’s Council meeting (22 October), Elected Members ... More >>

Pay Stays The Same For Council’s Chief Executive

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 3:27 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council chief executive Richard Briggs will not be receiving a pay rise this year, a move in line with other Council staff. Mayor Paula Southgate said today that Mr Briggs continued to perform at a high level despite a particularly ... More >>

What Would Get You On A Bike Or E-scooter?

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 12:17 pm | Hamilton City Council

The development of a long-term city-wide programme to encourage people to use bikes and e-scooters as safe and attractive transport options is in motion, and Hamilton City Council want to hear from you. “We know that less than 4% of Hamiltonians ... More >>

Bounty Of Books For Annual Founders Book Fair

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 3:02 pm | Hamilton City Council

This year’s annual Founders Book Fair is the biggest yet. The delay in the timing of the fair from earlier this year due to the COVID-19 shutdown has meant donations for the fair are at an all-time high. Taking place from 17-26 October, the annual ... More >>

Fake News Is Frustrating For Everyone

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 4:20 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council Chief Executive Richard Briggs says he is disappointed and frustrated by a story screened on Seven Sharp last night which incorrectly indicated construction for a new road was imminent at the Shaw’s Bird Park. The story included ... More >>

Applications Open For Multi-year Community Funding

Friday, 9 October 2020, 3:37 pm | Hamilton City Council

Is supporting the wellbeing of Hamiltonians at the heart of your not-for-profit community group’s activities? You may be eligible for a multi-year operating grant from Hamilton City Council. Applications are now open for our Multi-Year Community ... More >>

What’s The Future For The Founders Site?

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 11:32 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is seeking community feedback on options for the Founders site from today (7 October), including removing the theatre building and turning the space into a new inner-city park. The Council has put forward three possible ... More >>

Week On Our Streets

Saturday, 3 October 2020, 2:14 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. There may ... More >>

Council Keeps Favourable Credit Rating

Friday, 2 October 2020, 1:34 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council’s positive credit rating has been reaffirmed by international agency Standard & Poor’s. Council has maintained its AA- long-term credit rating, which indicates the organisation is in a ‘very strong’ position to be ... More >>

Zoo Bids Farewell To Sumatran Tiger

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 6:27 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Zoo has sadly said farewell to Sumatran tiger Oz. Zoo Director Dr Baird Fleming said 15-year-old Oz became unwell over the past week and tests on Monday (28 September) indicated serious renal issues. The decision was made on Wednesday ... More >>

Double Sporting Coup For Hamilton

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 1:57 pm | Hamilton City Council

New Zealand’s first international netball event since the outbreak of COVID-19 will happen in Hamilton. In October New Zealand’s world champion Silver Ferns will play three tests against Commonwealth Games gold medallists England, at Hamilton’s ... More >>

Lighting Up In Support Of Our Entertainment And Events Industry

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 4:57 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton will be one of the first cities in the world to recognise the impact of COVID-19 on the entertainment and events sector, as part of a global day of action on Wednesday September 30 (#WeMakeEventsNZ Day of Action). Tomorrow, venues all over ... More >>

Best-for-river Approach To Development In Peacocke

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 1:05 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s new wastewater connection to Peacocke will improve environmental outcomes for the Waikato River and wider city. Hamilton City Council has awarded CB Civil & Drainage Ltd the contract to build a wastewater connection to link the ... More >>

Council Accustomed To Changing Between COVID-19 Alert Levels

Monday, 21 September 2020, 2:44 pm | Hamilton City Council

  Moving between COVID-19 alert levels is part of the new normal for Hamilton City Council in 2020. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today (Monday 21 September) that New Zealand, excluding Auckland, will move to Alert Level 1 from 11.59pm this ... More >>

Council Seeks Final Feedback On Founders Theatre Site

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 4:11 pm | Hamilton City Council

It’s time to decide what should happen on the Founders Theatre site. Hamilton City Council today (17 September) unanimously approved a four-week community feedback process on three options for the Tristram St site. Founders Theatre has been closed ... More >>

Council Seeks Approval For $17M Waters Stimulus Plan

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 3:59 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council today endorsed seeking approval for Government-funded water, wastewater and stormwater stimulus projects in the city worth more than $17M. Councillor Angela O’Leary, Chair of the Council’s Infrastructure Committee, says the proposals ... More >>

Recycling Soft Plastics? It’s A Wrap

Monday, 14 September 2020, 4:29 pm | Hamilton City Council

You can scrunch it, you can ball it up, you can rip it, you can even get popping if it’s got bubbles. There’s no need to bin it though. Whatever type you’ve got, it’s easy to recycle plastic wrap in Hamilton these days, including plastic ... More >>

Further Consultation On Founders Theatre Considered

Friday, 11 September 2020, 5:19 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council will next week consider a report recommending further consultation with the community on options for the future of the Founders Theatre site. Founders Theatre has been closed since March 2016 due to safety concerns. A report to the ... More >>