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Hard-wired For Creativity: Finalists Named For Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award Competition

Friday, 25 March 2022, 10:00 am | Hamilton City Council

Twenty-six artists from across New Zealand have been named as finalists for the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award, the annual competition which challenges Kiwi creatives to transform the iconic agricultural product into inspiring art. Hosted ... More >>

Council Gives Discount To Hospitality Businesses

Thursday, 24 March 2022, 12:03 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton hospitality businesses have been offered another helping hand as they struggle to keep the doors open during the Omicron outbreak. Hamilton City Council has approved a 50% reduction to fees for food safety verifications that take place before the ... More >>

Council Proposes Updates To How Growth Is Funded

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 11:14 am | Hamilton City Council

Updates to a policy that determines how growth is funded in Hamilton is now open for public feedback. At its 17 March meeting, Hamilton City Council agreed to consult with the community and key stakeholders on three specific updates to its Development ... More >>

Surface Flooding In And Around Our Streets – A Reminder To Travel Safe

Monday, 21 March 2022, 5:41 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is urging Hamiltonians to travel safely on our city’s roads due to the heavy rain which caused surface flooding in some areas today (Monday 21 March). The rainfall we have had in the last few hours has resulted in blockages ... More >>

Water Alert Level 3 To Stay In Place Through March

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 4:40 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has confirmed that the current ban on using sprinklers and irrigation systems will be in place for the rest of the month. Ongoing dry weather and summerlike conditions, no significant recent rainfall, and Omicron impacts have ... More >>

H3 Team Work To Ensure COVID-19 Doesn’t Derail Hamilton’s Big Month Of Events

Friday, 11 March 2022, 3:03 pm | Hamilton City Council

The team behind three of Hamilton’s biggest venues are pulling out all stops to ensure COVID-19 doesn’t steal the show in what is a busy month of events. Despite the current COVID-19 red setting, there are more than a dozen high profile events ... More >>

Further Facilities Closures And Service Reductions On The Way

Friday, 11 March 2022, 1:22 pm | Hamilton City Council

The increase of Omicron cases and household isolations at Hamilton City Council has resulted in adjustments to some facility opening hours and service offers. Both the Pools and the Libraries are feeling the impact of Omicron this week. Due to further ... More >>

Water Reform Working Group Picks Up On Hamilton's Concerns

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 5:59 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate says recent recommendations for legislation to improve New Zealand’s water services show the importance and value of Hamilton City Council’s role as advocates for its communities’ needs. “These recommendations show Hamilton’s ... More >>

Central Library Temporarily Closed From Saturday

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 4:56 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s Central Library will be temporarily closed from Saturday 5 March due to staff shortages. The rise in local Omicron cases and isolation requirements, has resulted in a staff shortage at Hamilton City Libraries, said Helen Paki, Hamilton ... More >>

Food Scraps Collection Paused Due To COVID-19

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 4:42 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s food scrap bins will not be collected from Wednesday 2 March, due to COVID-19 related staff shortages, so staff can focus on continuing to collect glass, mixed recycling, and rubbish from the kerbside. Hamilton City Council will continue ... More >>

Safety Improvements On The Way For Hamilton Intersection

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 6:25 pm | Hamilton City Council

At today’s Infrastructure Operations Committee Meeting (24 February 2022), Hamilton City Council elected members decided on the improved layout design for one of the central city’s busiest intersections to help make it safer for all users, including ... More >>

Hamilton’s Climate Actions On Track

Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 6:10 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council’s 2021/22 Climate Change Action Plan Monitoring Report for February 2022 shows 41 out of 45 actions are still on track, despite challenges from COVID-19. The on-track actions include transport initiatives, several energy efficiency ... More >>

Hamilton Bats Get Boost With New Strategy

Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 4:44 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato’s new bat strategy will see mana whenua, Councils, and the Department of Conservation (DOC) work together to protect bats and restore critical habitats. The strategy put forward by the Waikato Bat Alliance was endorsed unanimously today ... More >>

Hamilton Yet To Be Convinced On RMA Reform

Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 1:17 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council looks set to raise serious doubts about whether reform of the Resource Management Act (RMA) will deliver what’s needed for high-growth cities. A draft submission to government, to be discussed by Councillors this week, raises ... More >>

Gallagher Aquatic Centre To Close Due To Staff Shortages

Monday, 21 February 2022, 7:35 am | Hamilton City Council

Gallagher Aquatic Centre will close tomorrow (Monday 21 February) for at least one week because of staff shortages caused by COVID-19. Several key members of staff have been identified as close contacts and are following Ministry of Health advice ... More >>

Jobs For Nature Begin Restoring Mangaiti Gully

Friday, 18 February 2022, 4:04 pm | Hamilton City Council

Work has begun to restore Hamilton’s Mangaiti Gully, a three-year Jobs for Nature project with a vision to restore the native flora of the gully back to pre-European status. The project is a collaborative effort with funding from the Department of ... More >>

Council On Clean-up Following Cyclone

Sunday, 13 February 2022, 9:52 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waterworld closed until 2pm Monday Hamilton Zoo closed on Monday and Tuesday Ruakiwi Road entrance and driveway through Hamilton Lake Domain closed on Monday. Hamilton City Council is on clean-up duty with some facilities remaining closed following ... More >>

Restoring Nature Takes A Village

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 1:46 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council’s Nature in the City programme aims to increase native vegetation in Hamilton from 2% to 10% by 2050. It’s no surprise there are already people in our community doing the mahi to bring back nature in the city. The Fairfield Project ... More >>

Council Says Waters Reform Needs More Tailored Solution For Hamilton

Friday, 4 February 2022, 1:27 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council wants Government to reconsider its proposed Three Waters Reform structure, and instead look at a regional waters organisation which better reflects the needs of high-growth Councils. Council yesterday approved a submission requesting ... More >>

Hamilton Bans Sprinklers Under Water Alert Level Three

Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 5:04 pm | Hamilton City Council

With record water consumption across the city, Hamilton will move into water alert level three on Thursday 3 February. Despite some recent rain, the return to dry, hot sunny days has seen water demand increase. According to the latest NIWA soil ... More >>