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Council Reflects On Resilience In Annual Report

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 3:45 pm | Hamilton City Council

A year of challenges, changes, and accolades summarise Hamilton City Council’s 2020/21 Koorero Whakaraapopoto (Annual Report). The 2020/21 Annual Report was signed off today (13 October 2021) by Council. The Annual Report reviews Council’s financial ... More >>

Council Signal Way Forward For Road Naming And Public Art Policies

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 5:42 pm | Hamilton City Council

Proposed changes to Hamilton City Council’s naming of roads policy would give mana whenua, such as local iwi and hapuu, more time to consider and influence the names of new roads in Hamilton. Today (Tuesday 12 October), Council agreed to consult ... More >>

Financial Relief To Help Local Business Community

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 5:19 pm | Hamilton City Council

To help support local businesses and community groups impacted by the recent COVID-19 alert levels, Hamilton City Council is offering rent relief to tenants of Council-owned facilities. The decision made at today’s (Tuesday 5 October) Council meeting, will ... More >>

Plans For Peacocke Create Climate-ready Neighbourhood

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 5:14 pm | Hamilton City Council

Conceptual visualisation of the Peacocke community with natural areas nearby urban development. Plans for the new Peacocke community will help create the first climate-ready neighbourhood in Hamilton. Hamilton City Council is proposing changes to the Peacocke ... More >>

Hamilton Moves To Alert Level 3

Sunday, 3 October 2021, 6:12 pm | Hamilton City Council

Essential services will continue as Hamilton City Council once again prepares for a move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3. Hamilton city will move to Alert Level 3 at 11.59pm tonight (Sunday 3 October), after two cases of COVID-19 were discovered in the Waikato. ... More >>

30-year growth plan under spotlight

Friday, 1 October 2021, 9:06 am | Hamilton City Council

Residents, businesses, land owners and young people across the Waikato are being urged to have their say on an updated 30-year growth management strategy. Future Proof is a 30-year growth plan for the Hamilton, Waipā and Waikato sub-region. The ... More >>

Hamilton Demands Big Changes To Water Reform

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 7:09 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton has called upon the government to make significant changes to its water reform proposals. Hamilton City Council agreed today to stay involved in reform discussions but put a number of conditions in place. In particular, the Council raised strong ... More >>

Stable Credit Rating Maintained By Council

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 2:52 pm | Hamilton City Council

International credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has kept Hamilton City Council’s positive credit rating as AA-. Year on year, Council has maintained this rating, indicating the organisation is in a ‘very strong’ ... More >>

Council Urges Submissions In Representation Review

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 1:53 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is urging residents to have their say on Council’s proposed new structure, as part of its representation review. The initial proposal adds two new citywide Maaori ward seats, bringing the total to 14 councillors plus the mayor. ... More >>

More Work To Be Done - Nelson’s Transport Report Card

Friday, 24 September 2021, 10:16 am | Hamilton City Council

Nelson City Council has assessed a range of transport targets and come back with a detailed report on where improvements can be made. “Shifting people towards more sustainable forms of transport was always going to be a challenge, and there is still ... More >>

Applications open for $100,000 Cat Desexing Fund

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 11:49 am | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is seeking applications for its annual $100,000 Cat Desexing Fund. The fund, introduced in 2019, aims to desex and rehome stray cats across the city. Applications close 10 October 2021. A key consideration is the applicant’s ... More >>

Cherry Grove Honours Margaret Forsyth

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 4:03 pm | Hamilton City Council

Former Hamilton City Councillor Margaret Forsyth had a passion for cherry trees and was a fierce walking and cycling advocate. Today both passions have been honoured by the city with the planting of a cherry grove in her honour, linked to future cycling ... More >>

Mesmerising Video Wins $20,000 National Contemporary Art Award

Friday, 17 September 2021, 8:21 pm | Hamilton City Council

Auckland-based artist Caryline Boreham has won the prestigious $20,000 National Contemporary Art Award for 2021 for a mesmerising video work entitled Palmolive . Announcing the award at Hamilton’s Waikato Museum today, judge Karl Chitham (Ngaa ... More >>

Longer Weekends At The Library Thanks To New Opening Hours

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 4:15 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton’s two busiest libraries are reshuffling their opening hours to better suit the city’s library lovers. The Central and Chartwell branches will open for longer on the weekends, keeping one late night during the week (open until 8.30pm ... More >>

Transport Funding Pleasing, With One Exception

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 4:15 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council is welcoming the funding earmarked for the city from Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency over the next three years – with one caveat. Waka Kotahi’s 2021-24 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) was announced yesterday, ... More >>

Floodlight funding a ‘game changer’ for city sports

Monday, 6 September 2021, 1:25 pm | Hamilton City Council

A $1 million grant from Trust Waikato will help 21 Hamilton sports fields become safer and pave the way for more people to participate in sport. Hamilton City Council will use the generous grant to install LED floodlighting facilities at five large ... More >>

Lower speed limit proposed for section of Wairere Drive

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 1:42 pm | Hamilton City Council

A proposal to reduce the speed limit from 80kph to 60kph on Wairere Drive, between Arthur Porter Drive and Pukete Road, is now open for community feedback. The speed limit proposal relates to a resource consent obtained by a developer to develop a ... More >>

City appoints new chief executive

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 12:00 pm | Hamilton City Council

Vervoort has been Council’s general manager – community for the past decade, leading more than half of the organisation’s staff. More >>

Friendlier future for older Hamiltonians

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 12:29 pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton is a step closer to becoming one of the best places for older people to live. More >>

High Court dismisses DC Policy challenge on all counts

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 9:42 am | Hamilton City Council

A legal challenge to Hamilton City Council’s development contributions policy has been comprehensively dismissed. Justice Ian Gault announced his decision on Friday, after a three-day hearing in the High Court in Hamilton in April. Development contributions ... More >>