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What’s Your Wish For Nature In The City?

Monday, 3 August 2020, 5:15 pm | Hamilton City Council

If you could have one wish for nature in the city, what would it be? Hamilton City Council is looking for your thoughts to help shape Hamilton’s Nature in the City Strategy. The Council is asking Hamiltonians what they wish for nature in the city, ... More >>

Waterworld Te Rapa Back With A Splash

Monday, 3 August 2020, 4:35 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waterworld Te Rapa reopens today (Monday 3 August), following the completion of electrical upgrade work. This means the facility’s 50m pool, the dive pool, the 25m pool and the hydrotherapy pool can all now be fully enjoyed again by the community. ... More >>

Who’s Down With STV? Almost Everybody!

Friday, 31 July 2020, 4:19 pm | Hamilton City Council

  Nearly four out five Hamiltonians favour a switch to the Single Transferable Voting (STV) system for Hamilton City Council elections. That’s the result of a survey by the Council which asked whether Hamiltonians want to vote by ranking candidates ... More >>

Cheetahs Make A Return To Hamilton Zoo

Monday, 27 July 2020, 12:02 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Zoo is excited to announce they are preparing to welcome four new cheetahs. The four males will be transferring later this year from Australia. “The Zoo team are thrilled to be able to make this announcement,” says Hamilton City Council ... More >>

Rates Dropped To 2.8 Per Cent

Friday, 24 July 2020, 6:00 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has confirmed an annual average rates rise of 2.8 per cent for the coming 2020/21 year. That increase is one per cent lower than what has been proposed in the draft Annual Plan, and lower than that forecast in the 10-Year Plan. ... More >>

Waikato Museum is the place to celebrate Matariki

Monday, 20 July 2020, 4:32 pm | Hamilton City Council

Matariki will be a real celebration at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato this Sunday (26 July), with an interactive day of weaving, family crafts, music, and a panel discussion with artists who are exploring kotahitanga (unity) through creativity ... More >>

FMG Stadium Waikato History Wall Celebrates Local Sport, Community And Culture

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 5:05 pm | Hamilton City Council

An interactive 84-metre display wall celebrating the 100-year rich history of FMG Stadium Waikato was officially opened at 1.15pm today by Hamilton Mayor, Paula Southgate. The History Wall has been placed outside the venue’s grounds, along the Tristram ... More >>

Week On Our Streets

Saturday, 18 July 2020, 4:35 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 >>

Elliot Park Playground And Skatepark Closed For Upgrade

Friday, 17 July 2020, 4:48 pm | Hamilton City Council

The skatepark and playground at Nawton’s Elliot Park will close on Monday 20 July as work gets underway on an upgrade. In June the community was asked for input on the proposed playground design. Feedback was positive, especially about the addition ... More >>

Arts Funding Boost To Support Wellbeing

Friday, 17 July 2020, 2:38 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s creative arts community received an $85,000 boost this month in recognition of the part it plays in improving the wellbeing of Hamiltonians. Clarence Street Theatre, The Meteor and Riverlea Theatre all received funding from Hamilton City ... More >>

Central City Safety Survey Open For 2020

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 5:05 pm | Hamilton City Council

A survey of people’s views on safety in Hamilton’s central city is now underway. The annual survey conducted by Hamilton City Council is a valuable tool used to identify areas of concern or improvement. Community and Social Development Manager Andy Mannering ... More >>

Hamilton’s Smart City Star Rises With Award Announcement

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 4:44 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s growing reputation as a tech-savvy, innovative and smart city received an international boost today when Enlighten Designs was announced as the winner of the 2020 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for New Zealand. Hamilton City ... More >>

Mud, Sweat And (furry) Ears – The Dirty Dog Challenge Is Back!

Monday, 13 July 2020, 3:35 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato District Council and Hamilton City Council are pleased to announce that they have a new date for the Dirty Dog Challenge. The 2020 Dirty Dog Challenge will be held on Saturday 12 September at the Ngaruawahia Christian Youth Camp. The event ... More >>

Week On Our Streets

Saturday, 11 July 2020, 5:00 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 >>

Community Asked About New Hamilton Gardens Layout

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 12:11 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is looking for community feedback on a new proposed layout for Hamilton Gardens that keeps the Rhododendron Lawn intact. The proposed layout changes address traffic congestion, access and parking issues. Another concept put ... More >>

Libraries Back To Normal Hours

Friday, 3 July 2020, 10:10 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Libraries’ hours are back to normal from Monday 6 July. The city’s six public library branches have been operating reduced hours since reopening their doors to the public on 2 June, as staff worked their way through a heavy volume of ... More >>

Napier-based Artist Wins $5,000 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award

Friday, 3 July 2020, 6:19 am | Hamilton City Council

Asaki Kajima with her winning work. Napier-based artist Asaki Kajima has won the $5,000 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award for 2020 with a Dali-inspired sculptural artwork entitled Space Cow. In announcing the award at Hamilton’s ArtsPost tonight, ... More >>

Fight The Landfill Gets A Facelift

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 5:11 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s kerbside collection service is getting an upgrade from bags to bins from 31 August 2020 and it’s only fair the supporting website – fightthelandfill.co.nz receives the same treatment. Fight the Landfill is Hamilton City Council’s single ... More >>

Investment In Central City River Path Starts Now

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 10:24 am | Hamilton City Council

Phase one of a multi-million-dollar investment in the central city river path is now under way to provide Hamiltonians with a safe and accessible path network connecting the city’s green spaces. An on-site karakia held earlier this week (Monday 29 June) ... More >>

‘Plastic Free July’: A Chance For Hamiltonians To Make A Difference

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 8:44 am | Hamilton City Council

July 1 marks the start of ‘Plastic Free July’ worldwide, and Hamilton City Council is keen to encourage local businesses and the community to get on board by changing what they’re doing in relation to non-recyclable plastics. The big break-up Worldwide, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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