City News

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​City News is Hamilton City Council’s newspaper for our city residents. It is published in the second week of each month and delivered to all letterboxes across Hamilton.

Feedback and story suggestions are welcome. You can email citynews@hcc.govt.nz.

September 2016


Inside this issue:

  • ​Ferrybank development is now a step closer
  • Hamilton ready for growth
  • New round of arts funding
  • More dogs, but less problems
  • Massive concrete pour as new reservoir takes shape
  • Hamilton to give Argentinian rubgy team 'Kiwiana' welcome
  • New exhibition puts focus on art crime
  • Maaori King awarded Freedom of the City
  • Celebratory start to Western Rail Trail
  • Motorcycle training available
  • New underpass connects to Hamilton Gardens
  • Binary business for older residents
  • Major Expressway project kicks into gear
  • Education aspect to new playground
  • Spick and span - toilet block refurbishment now completed


City News - September 2016​ ​(PDF, 4.9MB)​​​​


August 2016


Inside this issue:

  • ​Next step in Founders process
  • Safety plan an award-winner
  • Market makes move to Claudelands
  • Contract approved for Western Rail Trail
  • Hamilton's growth fast-tracks new intersection
  • Chance to stand for Council
  • Safer crossings for school kids
  • Plan for Hamilton East open for feedback
  • 'Kirsty Kerbs' prove to be a cracking good idea
  • League's time in the limelight
  • Mooloos buzzing ahead of M10 Cup
  • Hamilton's historic images more accessible
  • Bylaw protects the environment
  • Museum exceeds visitor target
  • Next steps for city's new reservoir project
  • Central city safety improving


​  City News - August 2016​​​​​ ​(PDF, 5.7MB)​​​​

July 2016


Inside this issue:

  • ​Work underway on the transformation of Hamilton’s city centre
  • Embassy park upgrade
  • Working together for road safety
  • Hamilton a happy place for new citizens
  • New born baby bison a little battler
  • Drivers urged to tread carefully
  • Gardens playground gets further funding boost
  • Campaign starts recycling conversations
  • New playground for Dominion Park
  • Help for Hamilton’s heritage buildings
  • Rhino calf born at Hamilton Zoo
  • Hamilton leads the way as finalists announced
  • Kicking off (games at FMG Stadium)
  • More shelters for bus users


 City News - July 2016​​​​ ​(PDF, 8.5MB)​​​​

June 2016

Inside this issue:​

  • Fight the Landfill
  • Laneway project a work of art
  • Gatland returns to his rugby roots
  • Claudelands visitor numbers climbing
  • Sculpture towers over entry to museum
  • The three factors that influence your new rates
  • Cycling champion leads gardens bike initiative
  • Giant Walk for little feet
  • Who can vote in local body elections?
  • How to report grafiti
  • Don't pay the window washers
  • Illegal parking complaints


 City News - June 2016​​​​ ​(PDF, 8.5MB)​​​​

May 2016

Inside this issue:​

  • Arbor Day an ideal team activity
  • Time to think about standing for Council
  • Honouring Hamilton's first women councillors
  • Two fluoride-free taps available for residents
  • Maaori King awarded city's top honour
  • Linking the city to the expressway
  • What to do about speeding drivers
  • Hamilton leading the way for safety around schools
  • Waiwhakareke – a potted history
  • New system to keep path users informed
  • We will remember them
  • Victoria on the River underway
  • Jayne's job stint proves invaluable
  • Dig this – busy time for turf team
  • New artwork in CBD

 City News - May 2016​​​​ ​(PDF, 7.5MB)​​​​

April 2016

Inside this issue:​

  • Public to have a say on future of Founders
  • Theatre's flying system historic technology
  • Safety the priority in Founders closure
  • Events shifted to new venues
  • A journey through the years
  • Big turnout expected at ANZAC Day services
  • Popping their hands up
  • Riders remember fallen horses
  • Students urged to be smart about parking choices
  • ​Pawfect day at the pool
  • Soft plastics recycling service launched in Hamilton
  • Helping Hamilton get smart with water conservation
  • Driving a safer community
  • Generation Y could hold power in local elections
  • Enderley Community Centre repairs planned
  • Victoria on the River development gets underway
  • Return to base
  • Treaty Workshop open to everyone

 City News - April 2016​​​​ ​(PDF, 5.8MB)​​​

March 2016

Inside this issue:​

  • Flush of grass grows in a flash
  • Playground design for Dominion Park
  • Heritage park focus for Arbor Day
  • Pesky pests
  • Dumping in parks no dirty secret
  • Guided tours a success at Gardens
  • Cemetery tour
  • Chinese celebration marks 30-year anniversary
  • Gardens well on way to meet target
  • Tribute to Gardens' benefactor
  • Putting smiles on the faces of city children
  • Partnerships help fulfil Hamilton's potential
  • River Plan action ramping up
  • Hamilton Zoo
  • Making biking an everyday Hamilton experience
  • What's on in Hamilton

 City News - March 2016​​​​ ​(PDF, 5.3MB)​​​

February 2016

Inside this issue:​

  • Leaks in the spotlight over summer
  • Museum plan looks to future
  • Entrepreneur a role model for local business
  • Safety improvements for Dinsdale roundabout
  • Hefty fines for Hamilton's illegal rubbish dumpers
  • Safer biking as work begins on Ohaupo Rd path
  • Huge investment in the city's infrastructure
  • ​Work starts on vital water link​
  • Reservoir transformed into work of art
  • Spreading the water-saving message
  • New floating platform secured city water supply
  • Water restrictions - what do they mean?
  • Out and about
  • Library to remain open during repaint project​
  • Love your bike on Valentine's Day
  • What's on in Hamilton

 City News - February 2016​​​​ ​(PDF, 3.68MB)​​​​​
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