City News

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City News is Hamilton City Council's monthly newspaper. Content reflects Council's role in the development and management of the city and its public assets, and communicates the business of the Council to Hamiltonians. 

It is delivered to all letterboxes across Hamilton. Feedback is welcome. Email city.news@hcc.govt.nz


 

December 2016​​

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Inside this issue:

  • Cracking on at the zoo on Christmas Day
  • Festive fun for everyone
  • New Christmas tree lights
  • Free weekend parking for Christmas City
  • Pup-up car park on Victoria Street
  • Holiday rubbish – one day later
  • Annual Civic Awards recognising contribution to Hamilton
  • Inaugural national Maaori weaving exhibition at Waikato Museum
  • Be safe around swimming pools this summer
  • Break school holiday boredom
  • Early start to resealing work
  • Council hours over Christmas and New Year period
  • Awards for Gardens and GM
  • Water alerts – what do they mean?
  • Three quick steps for water leaks
  • Colour and culture of Colombian community
  • A ‘wheelie’ great response
  • Care for your dog this summer

 

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

November 2016​​

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Inside this issue:

  • Free parking in the CBD
  • Gardens host food of the world
  • Comments sought on Lake Domain Management Plan
  • Time to remember NZ's fallen
  • Fern in focus at Waikato Museum
  • Council donates microchips
  • A place to be themselves
  • Tackling Tickets
  • Views wanted on wheeled bins and more recycling options
  • Still time for great waste ideas
  • Deck the roundabout with festive flowers
  • Go behind the scenes at Pukete
  • Magpies up to seasonal mischief
  • iPad mini win for Smart Water users
  • Have a Go Day removes barriers
  • The team that keeps the city flowing
  • Campaign aims to cut crash cost
  • Phoenix fly in keen to impress Hamilton fans
 City News - November 2016​ ​(PDF, 4.9MB)​​​​

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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