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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March 2015​​


Inside this issue:

  • Rototuna ​reservoir​​ gets green light
  • Hamilton the perfect choice
  • Volunteers' poppy power
  • Passion and pride for Hamilton
  • New immigrant's guide a valuable to​​​​ol
  • Balloons set to roar with animal theme
  • Out and About
  • Council decisions​
  • What's on in Hamilton

 20 February 2015


Inside this issue:

  • Be smart with your summer water use
  • New-look Hamilton City News on its way
  • The sweet sound of success
  • Turkish link to Hamilton statue
  • Waikato Stadium impresses footballers
  • No rest for trialling Black Sox
  • The community shares their dreams for Frankton
  • What's on in Hamilton

​​​City News - 20 February 2015.pdf

6 February 2015​

​​Inside this issue:
  • Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival
  • African theme extends beyond the pitch
  • Hamilton bursting with world-class events
  • Give biking a go at Bike Wise
  • New-look City News
  • What's on in Hamilton

23 January 2015

Inside this issue:
  • History unfolds in Tudor Garden
  • Sprinkler water restrictions in place
  • Preparations for World War 1 100-year commemorations begin
  • Alex on the ball with new mural
  • Get prepared for an emergency
  • Making a splash at city pools

City News - 23 January 2015 (PDF, 893KB)​​​​


12 December 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Ice-free skating rink slides into Christmas Place
  • Business as usual
  • Claudelands crowned supreme venue
  • Tip top tuatara
  • Be safe with swimming​ pools
  • Makeover season for the city's roads 
  • Use your head, stop on red 
  • What's on in Christmas Place

City News 12 December 2014​​ (PDF, 4400KB)​​


28 November 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Hamilton Christmas City
  • Hamilton knows how to party
  • Smashing good time
  • Time to get smart with your water use
  • Disability awareness
  • Mammal milestone
  • What's on Hamilton listings

City News 28 November 2014​​ (PDF, 1550KB)​​

14 November 2014

Inside this issue:

150th city birthday edition

City News 14 November 2014​​ - 150th edition (PDF, 10300KB)​​​

31 October 2014

Inside this issue:

Special River Plan edition

City News 31 October 2014​​ - River Plan (PDF, 5019KB)​​​

17 October 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Dancing in the street
  • Catalogue showcases city's public art collection
  • Go with the flow at open day
  • Keeping kids safe with dogs
  • Pretty in pink at refurbished Seddon Park
  • Rating review decision date extended
  • Thoughtful progress on Ring Road link to gardens
  • Stadium track project under starter's orders
  • What's on Hamilton listings

City News 17 October 2014​​ (PDF, 730KB)​​

3 October 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Bellbird song heard in city reserve
  • Plenty of play at Lake Domain
  • Range of engagement and consultations go live
  • High energy performance promised on city's birthday
  • Public feedback sought on Council's draft proposal to sell its pensioner housing
  • The future of Hamilton Zoo explored
  • What's on Hamilton listings

City News 03 October 2014​​ (PDF, 1600KB)​​

19 September 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Tourism surge set to continue
  • Hamilton City Council names new CEO
  • Park neighbours' feedback sought on dog exercise​ areas
  • Libraries' new app a tour of the city's past
  • Cycle-friendly path rolling ahead
  • Schools invited to adopt a decade for city birthday party
  • Parana Park bridge repairs
  • Get Ready Week highlights the need to plan for emergency
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 19 September 2014​ (PDF, 2280KB)​

05 September 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Hamilton Central City Safety Plan launched
  • November party for all Hamiltonia​ns
  • On the road to completion
  • Sporty September for city's east
  • Plans sets exciting future​ direction for libraries
  • Civic award applications now open
  • Officially celebrating 150 years
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 05 September 2014​ (PDF, 788KB)​

22 August 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Celebrating 150 years
  • Council finances reveal excellent performance
  • Park pranks a problem
  • Public art experts sought
  • Have your say on capital value proposal
  • Next Council meeting held at The Link
  • Hamilton's song competition winner announced
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 22 August 2014​ (PDF, 0.68MB)​

08 August 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Happy birthday Hamilton
  • The Mods are back in town!
  • Descendants to attend civic function
  • Key August events
  • Proposal to change to capital value rating 
  • Cemeteries review​ underway
  • Gully growth the reward for hard work
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 08 August 2014​ (PDF, 1MB)​

25 July 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Much needed maintenance for Anglesea St
  • Public invited to see rugby legend receive city award
  • District Plan shapes a prosperous future for Hamilton
  • Got no time? View it online
  • Celebrating Maaori Language Week
  • The challenges for our growing city
  • New plaque reveals Captain Hamilton's history
  • School kids benefit from Water Safety NZ grant
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 25 July​ 2014 (PDF, 0.79MB)​

Correction: Page three's story about Captain Hamilton contains some inccorect information. It reports that William Module was Captain Hamilton’s commanding officer. Colonel Moule (correct spelling) was not Captain Hamilton’s commanding officer. Moule was army, Hamilton was navy. 

11 July 2014

Inside this issue:
  • For the love of trees
  • Hamilton first city to produce braille map
  • Roundabout respect
  • Rating review update
  • Cricket volunteers sought
  • Canine corner
  • Decisions made on Proposed District Plan
  • Call for WW1 information to the Waikato community
  • FIFA U20 tickets now on public sale
  • Finding the right song
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 11 July​ 2014 (PDF, 1.53MB)

28 June 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Annual Plan adopted
  • Campbell Smith receives city award
  • Safer streets
  • Survey to help plan for people & pooch-friendly parks
  • Libraries review
  • Hamilton recovers quickly from storm
  • Memories flow at reunion
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 28 June 2014 (PDF, 3.13MB)

14 June 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Fieldays bring in the big bucks
  • Maintenance closure for Gallagher Aquatic Centre
  • Arbor Day success
  • Council, Tainui deal progresses pathway repairs
  • Brewery produces birthday wine and beer
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 14 June 2014 (PDF, 3.13MB)

30 May 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Libraries looking to the future
  • River Plan Open Day
  • Water improvements for Dinsdale
  • Claudelands secures Dylan concert
  • Birthday song competition now open
  • Heritage Advisory Panel meets for the first time
  • Register your dog online and win
  • Gum tree removal at Innes Common
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 30 May 2014 (PDF, 3.35MB)

16 May 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Wairere Drive hits key milestone
  • National Contemporary Art Award entries open
  • Panda pair out and about
  • Increasing safety in our central city
  • Big changes for Seddon Park
  • Mother's Day at the Zoo
  • What's on in Hamilton

City News 16 May 2014​ (PDF, 3.22MB)

2 May 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Water Alert Levels now lifted
  • Council defers alcohol policy decision
  • Call goes out for Arbor Day 2014 participants
  • Fluoride judicial review
  • Libraries review in early stages
  • FIFA trophy tour rolls through
  • City roundabouts reflect 150th birthday year
  • Templeview update
  • Draft 2014/15 Annual Plan update
  • Building staff recognised at BOINZ awards
  • ​What's on in Hamilton​​

City News 2 May 2014 (PDF, 3.24MB)

19 April  2014

Inside this issue:
  • Careful planning to ensure ANZAC Day success
  • Making our streets safer
  • Parks in Pictures winners
  • Royal visit 2014
  • Fluroide returns
  • Volunteers siught for Cricket World Cup
  • Award for District Plan
  • Enthusiastic youth chosen for Youth Council
  • What's on in Hamilton

4 April 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Summary of the draft 2014/15 Annual Plan

23 March 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Customer Service Centre get a makeover
  • Balloon festival joins birthday celebration
  • Orchestra's journey a logistical challenge
  • Free under 5s proposal clarified
  • Neighbours Day a chance to build community spirit
  • Older Persons' Advisory Panel appointed
  • TV Takeback programme ending
  • What's on in Hamilton

Friday 7 March  2014

Inside this issue:
  • Draft Annual Plan's positive direction
  • Strong message on legal highs
  • Hamilton ideal host for national swim meet
  • Tune into musical history
  • 40km/h areas in place
  • Escalator removal opens up library space
  • Hamilton Facebook gets the thumbs up
  • Local Alcohol Policy update
  • What's on in Hamilton

Friday 21 February 2014

Inside this issue:
  • Free Bike Wise fun
  • 'Legal highs' decision-making process underway
  • Making out streets safer for everyone
  • Parks Week all about appreciation
  • Wastewater Plant update
  • Draft Annual Plan process underway
  • What's on in Hamilton


Friday 7 February  2014

Inside this issue:
  • Hamilton Zoo's new kid on the block
  • Council moves to restrict legal highs sooner
  • Warrior Sam is hometown poster boy
  • Festival preparations... by the truckload
  • A positive step towards a more accessible Hamilton
  • Blast from our past
  • What's on in Hamilton
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