News

August

Mid-winter sees lake algae re-emerge

Mild winter temperatures have seen a potentially toxic algae re-emerge in the water of Hamilton’s Lake Rotoroa.

Uniquely Hamilton multimedia project at Waikato Museum

A multimedia exhibiton about contemporary life in Hamilton opens at Waikato Museum on 23 August.

Public civic ceremony

Come and join in the formal public event to acknowledge the actual day of the city's 150th birthday!

Next Council meeting held at The Link

Taking democracy to the community is what’s behind holding the next Council meeting at The Link in Hamilton East, says Mayor Julie Hardaker.

Zachary puts a face to his winning names

Hamilton’s Zackary Tan came face to face with the Red Panda cubs at Hamilton Zoo after winning the 'Name our Double Dose of Cuteness' competition.

Law for Lunch seminar takes to the road

Hamilton City Libraries’ Law for Lunch series takes to the road this week.

Wellington artist wins National Contemporary Art Award

Wellington artist Deanna Dowling has won the 2014 National Contemporary Art Award sponsored by Tompkins Wake Lawyers and Ebbett Audi, and hosted by Waikato Museum.

Cemeteries plan review looks to city’s past, present, future

Meeting the needs of a growing and culturally diverse population and appreciating the city’s heritage are two factors in the review of the Hamilton Cemeteries Management Plan.

Saitama students to be hosted in hamilton

A contingent from Hamilton’s sister city, Saitama, will be hosted by Hamilton City Council tomorrow, Tuesday.

Gully restoration series returns for 2014

Site visits and a chance to talk to ecology experts are key features of the 2014 Hamilton Gully Restoration Series starting later this month.

Capital Value consultation underway

On 31 July, Council made the decision to consult on a proposal to change to a capital value rating system.

Public art experts sought

Hamilton City Council invites expressions of interest from professionals with a passion for public art to join the Public Art Panel.

Verse and rhyme return to Garden Place Library

Rhyme and verse make a welcome return to the Garden Place Library this month as the city’s central library celebrates National Poetry Day.

Board of inquiry release draft Ruakura decision

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) today released the Ruakura Board of Inquiry’s (BoI) draft decision on the proposed Ruakura Development Plan Change to allow the development of an inland port.

July

Warren Gatland becomes Hamilton city ambassador

Welsh Rugby Union coach and Hamiltonian Warren Gatland couldn't keep the smile off his face today as he watched the HBHS 1st XV perform the school haka.

Council to seek feedback on capital value proposal

Council today signed off a proposal to change to a capital value rating system, which will go out for public feedback from 8 August.

Decisions from today's Council meeting

At today’s Council meeting several pieces of work were carried by Council.

School students to relive war time drama

Students from Hamilton West School will take a leap back 100 years as part of the city’s commemorations of the start of World War I.

New times for Council meetings

From August, Hamilton City Council is changing the time some of its meetings begin.

Improvements made to central city roundabout

The Norton Road roundabout area will soon be a lot brighter, easier to use, and more accessible for everyone.

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