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.

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October 2016


Inside this issue:

  • Your new Council
  • Councillors sign off
  • Chesterman awarded Freedom of the City
  • Waste Review 2016 (statement of Proposal)
  • Funding boost grows ecological restoration
  • Reactivation of the Council’s property arm
  • Ambassador Gatland returning to home turf


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

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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