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Recycling Collections Restart In June

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 5:03 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamiltonians can recycle again, with kerbside collections set to resume next week. From Tuesday 2 June, kerbside recycling collections will resume for tins, cans and plastics 1-2, as well as glass. Due to Queen’s Birthday Monday, the first round ... More >>

Hamilton City Council Wants To Fix Pay Errors

Monday, 25 May 2020, 3:37 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is the latest big business moving to rectify errors in Holiday Act payments. The Council errors were confirmed after an audit of payroll processes by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). The audit was part ... More >>

Regional Bids For Stimulus Clear First Hurdle

Friday, 22 May 2020, 1:39 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato’s bid to secure government economic stimulus money is off to a roaring start with nearly 80% of Waikato projects over the first hurdle. Regional leaders were advised last night that 18 of the region’s 23 shovel-ready projects had made ... More >>

Outcomes Of May Meeting Of Community Committee

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 5:00 pm | Hamilton City Council

Applications to the $1 million social services fund set up as part of Hamilton City Council’s 12-point pandemic recovery plan are closely scrutinised to make sure the money is going where it can be immediately effective, the Council’s Community ... More >>

Lincoln St Refuse Transfer Station Temporarily Closed

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 3:39 pm | Hamilton City Council

The Lincoln St Refuse Transfer Station (RTS) is currently shut due to a customer medical event that took place on site this morning. It is expected the facility will be operational again from tomorrow, Thursday 21 May. The facility closure may also ... More >>

Community Groups Awarded $440,000 Funding

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 12:29 pm | Hamilton City Council

More than 100 groups working to improve community wellbeing across the city will receive $440,000 through Hamilton City Council’s 2020 Single-Year Community Grants fund. The outcome of the funding round was reported to the Community Committee meeting ... More >>

Hamilton Celebrates Win As New Headquarters Of The NZ Institute Of Skills & Technology

Friday, 15 May 2020, 1:31 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council and Waikato regional stakeholders are celebrating the announcement today that Hamilton will be the headquarters of the New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology (NZIST). The NZIST is merging the country’s 16 institutes ... More >>

City Community Facilities Gear Up To Reopen

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 5:40 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council staff have come up with some novel ways of ensuring community facilities can reopen under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 without impacting the safety of public and staff. Hamilton Zoo, Hamilton Gardens, Waikato Museum and Waterworld and ... More >>

Council Facilities To Open At Reduced Capacity Under Alert Level 2

Monday, 11 May 2020, 5:38 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamiltonians will be able to borrow library books, head to their favourite community facility, and enjoy the city’s renowned playgrounds under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 Hamilton City Council is gearing up to resume its operations according to government ... More >>

Waikato Museum Launches New Website Experience For Online Visitors

Monday, 11 May 2020, 9:22 am | Hamilton City Council

Waikato Museum has launched a new website experience for visitors keen to try their hand at creating an online exhibition using images of items from the Museum’s collection. ‘The Exhibition Creator’ was developed to be a central feature for an upcoming ... More >>

National Contemporary Art Award cancelled for 2020

Friday, 8 May 2020, 3:23 pm | Hamilton City Council

Waikato Museum has cancelled the 21st running of the National Contemporary Art Award, one of New Zealand’s leading art competitions offering among the richest rewards for individual artworks each year. More >>

Renewal For Well-loved Play Space

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 4:23 pm | Hamilton City Council

  Hamilton Lake Domain’s junior and lower playground will get new swings, more shade and a larger water play space as part of the landmark playground’s latest renewal. The lower section of the playground will be closed during the project, which ... More >>

Council cautious on more debt

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 10:55 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has reacted cautiously to the announcement it may be able to increase city debt levels to help manage economic damage from COVID-19. More >>

Playgrounds Still Off Limits To Keep The Community Safe

Friday, 1 May 2020, 1:30 pm | Hamilton City Council

Extra signs and security tape are going up throughout Hamilton to remind people the city’s playgrounds are closed to keep our community safe. Hamilton City Council closed the playgrounds, including skate parks and basketball courts, when the country ... More >>

Water Restrictions Lifted Across Hamilton, Waipā And Waikato

Friday, 1 May 2020, 10:16 am | Hamilton City Council

After a tough summer, water restrictions have been lifted across Hamilton, Waipā and Waikato today. Despite a prolonged dry period, coupled with the impacts of COVID-19 in recent weeks, the region was able to keep up with demand thanks to everyone making ... More >>

Leadership And Collaboration The Key For Hamilton City Council’s Climate Change Action Plan

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 3:32 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council’s Climate Change Action Plan will include a city-wide partnership between businesses, organisations and community groups to tackle how our city responds to climate change. Proposals for the Action Plan were outlined at today’s Council ... More >>

Funding Provides Critical Support For Hamiltonians

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 12:13 pm | Hamilton City Council

Twenty-two community organisations can continue to support Hamiltonians most in need, thanks to support from Hamilton City Council’s social services fund. A total of $275,000 of the $1 million fund has been allocated since it was announced last ... More >>

Infrastructure Projects Gear Up To Start Work Again At Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 11:13 am | Hamilton City Council

Work will resume on some of Hamilton City Council’s capital projects this week — providing contractors can meet government guidelines on operating during Alert Level 3. Construction projects across the city were shut down when the country moved ... More >>

Road Works Set To Resume

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 10:15 am | Hamilton City Council

Road safety improvements to Hamilton streets will resume once the city moves to alert level 3 and continue over the next three to six weeks. The improvements are part of the Hamilton City Council’s transport safety programme, which aims to create ... More >>

Stay Strong And Stay The Course, Waikato

Monday, 27 April 2020, 4:27 pm | Hamilton City Council

The move to Alert Level 3 in New Zealand’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is a welcomed stepping stone on the way to beating COVID-19, but it’s far from the end of the journey, says Paul Blewman, Controller of the North Waikato Combined Emergency ... More >>