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Enrolling To Vote Is A Powerful NY Resolution

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 3:14 pm | Hamilton City Council

If you’re looking for a fast, easy, and powerful new year’s resolution, enrol to vote in your local election. Enrolling is easy – it takes less than five minutes and can be done online here. Enrolling to vote, or checking that your enrolment details ... More >>

Hamilton City Council Thanks Te Papanui Trust Partnership For Enderley Safety Initiatives

Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 8:51 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has thanked Te Papanui Enderley Community Trust for being the driving force behind proposed safety upgrades in Enderley. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2201/3399954730993768a82a.jpeg" width="720" height="480"> Leading a community effort that ... More >>

Hamiltonians Urged To Get Back Into The Food Bin Habit

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 10:31 am | Hamilton City Council

By using the kerbside food waste bin, Hamiltonians saved 50 extra tonnes of food waste (or 5million apples) from landfill in September 2021 compared to October the same year. While this may not seem a huge variation between months, Hamilton City ... More >>

World’s Second Oldest Tiger Turns 22 At Hamilton Zoo

Monday, 10 January 2022, 1:35 pm | Hamilton City Council

One of Hamilton Zoo’s oldest residents – a Sumatran tiger named Mencari – today celebrates her 22nd birthday. Living to more than 20 years is no mean feat for any tiger: with a life expectancy of 15 years in the wild, Mencari is currently ... More >>

No Changes To Kerbside Collections Over Christmas

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 9:39 am | Hamilton City Council

There will be no changes to kerbside collections over the Christmas and New Years holiday break. Unlike previous years, both public holidays fall on a Saturday and Sunday, which means all kerbside collections can be collected on the normal days. ... More >>

Council United To Give Hamiltonians A Voice On Water Reform

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 5:19 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has unanimously endorsed an approach to let Hamiltonians have their say on Government’s Three Waters Reform. Council discussed revised consultation options for the wider Three Waters Reform programme, following Government’s decision ... More >>

Funding Sought For Central City Infrastructure

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 1:01 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s much talked about pedestrian and cycle bridge project could get a $29 million boost if a bid for government money is successful. Hamilton City Council has put a $333.5 million proposal to Government’s Infrastructure Acceleration Fund ... More >>

Hamilton Urged To ‘keep It Clear’ When Buying Plastic Bottles

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 4:07 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamiltonians are being encouraged to ‘keep it clear’ when choosing a soft drink bottle. ‘Keep it clear’ refers to choosing to buy clear soft drink and sports drink plastic bottles rather than coloured plastic bottles, which go to landfill. ... More >>

Hamilton To Kick Into Water Conservation Mode As Water Consumption Climbs

Friday, 10 December 2021, 4:01 pm | Hamilton City Council

With water consumption increasing across the city, Hamilton will move into level two of the Smart Water alerts on Wednesday 15 December. A change in water restriction levels is not a decision that’s made lightly, explains Hamilton City Council City ... More >>

Changes Don't Go Far Enough: Council

Friday, 10 December 2021, 11:57 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has welcomed changes to a housing bill that will deliver improved design outcomes for the city and better protect the Waikato River. But Mayor Paula Southgate said the changes don’t go “anywhere near far enough” to address severe ... More >>

Council Commits To Compulsory COVID-19 Staff Vaccinations

Monday, 6 December 2021, 11:02 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council have announced that COVID-19 vaccinations are to be made compulsory for all Council employees in the Government’s new Protection Framework. The announcement follows Council’s decision on 30 November that all visitors over the age of 12 ... More >>

My Vaccine Pass Help Available At Popular City Spots

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 4:06 pm | Hamilton City Council

Need a hand setting up your My Vaccine Pass? A friendly team will be based across Hamilton City Council facilities to help you. The in-person assistance will be available at many of the city’s public facilities on weekdays from Friday 3 December for ... More >>

Bold Goals To Transform Nature In The City

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 8:57 am | Hamilton City Council

A 30-year journey towards a greener city is underway, starting with Hamilton City Council’s goals for the next decade. Council has committed to increasing native vegetation cover from less than 2% to 10% by 2050. That’s hundreds of thousands ... More >>

Council Emissions Bounce Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 6:20 pm | Hamilton City Council

A Hamilton City Council report has revealed that operational emissions have risen compared to 2020 – a year that saw Covid-19 lockdowns cause a big drop in emissions. Council’s emissions profile for 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021 shows operational ... More >>

Visitors Must Be Vaccinated At Council Facilities

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 4:16 pm | Hamilton City Council

My Vaccine Passes will be a condition of entry at Hamilton City Council facilities for all people aged 12 years and older from as early as this Friday. Other facilities, including libraries and the museum, will not allow entry without proof of vaccination ... More >>

‘Magical’ Playground Proposal A New Zealand First

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 5:11 pm | Hamilton City Council

The country’s first fully accessible playground could soon find its home in Hamilton. At a Community Committee meeting on Thursday, Hamilton City Council agreed to partner with Magical Bridge Trust (NZ) to develop a universally accessible playground. The ... More >>

Smart Water Launches Water Conservation Campaign In Time For Summer

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 3:59 pm | Hamilton City Council

With another unusually hot summer in the pipeline, Hamilton City Council has joined other councils across the Waikato and launched the annual Smart Water campaign. The campaign has launched this week amid predictions of a warm and humid summer with ... More >>

Council Consults Staff On Vaccination Policy

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 7:26 am | Hamilton City Council

Vaccinations may soon be made compulsory for Hamilton City Council employees as it prepares to move into the Government’s new COVID-19 Protection Framework at 11.59pm on Thursday 2 December 2021. Council is consulting with staff on a Vaccination ... More >>

Hamilton's Latest River Path Puts The Environment First

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 1:30 pm | Hamilton City Council

Nestled deep in the south-east corner of Hamilton, works on the final section of the Cambridge to Hamilton Te Awa Shared Path continue to roll on despite the challenges of COVID-19. Once complete, the 2km Hamilton section that dips and dives along the ... More >>

Hard Work Pays Off For Hamilton

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 4:01 pm | Hamilton City Council

The hard work has paid off for Hamiltonians as the city and parts of the Waikato move to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 at 11.59pm tonight (Tuesday 16 November). Hamilton City Council is gearing up to resume its remaining operations, reopening Hamilton ... More >>