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February

Blockbuster Fletcher show for Waikato Museum

Eighty paintings from the rarely seen Fletcher Collection are to be shown at Waikato Museum for the first time from Saturday 14 March.

Decisions from the Strategy and Policy Committee meeting

Hamilton City Council’s Strategy and Policy Committee yesterday approved a number of items to be considered by the Council at its meeting tomorrow.

River path repairs near completion

A section of Hamilton’s Waikato River walkway will reopen this weekend following extensive repairs.

Roadworks to improve safety at Victoria Street intersection

A Hamilton intersection with one of the city’s highest crash rates is undergoing an upgrade to make it safer.

Fieldays opens the door to No.8 Wire ingenuity

Fieldays is excited to announce the opening of entries for the prestigious No.8 Wire National Art Award, culminating in a public exhibition at ArtsPost Galleries & Shop in June.

Bike Wise ready to roll

New Zealand’s biggest celebration of the joys and benefits of biking - Bike Wise 2015 - will roll into Hamilton at a special event at Claudelands Park on Sunday 22 February.

Hamilton takes on African theme for On Safari weekend

Hamilton will have a distinct African feel this weekend as the city makes an early entry into the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Law for Lunch returns for 2015

Hamilton City Libraries’ Law For Lunch seminar series returns to the Central Library this week, with a session examining Wills and Power of Attorney.

Latin football flair set to light up Waikato Stadium

Latin footballing flair will light up Waikato Stadium with Portugal, Uruguay and Colombia set to play in Hamilton during the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.

Budget focus on infrastructure

Hamilton city councillors yesterday decided to keep rates increases at 3.8 per cent each year for the next 10 years.

January

Workshop to offer MEMA guidance for businesses

Hamilton City Council will host a special workshop to inform city businesses on its Major Events Management Act (MEMA) obligations and what that means for city traders.

Garden party plants financial seed

Long beads, lengthy dresses, Panama hats and 1920s outfits will be “de rigueur” at Hamilton Gardens this Sunday (1 February) for The Mansfield Garden Party.

The tudors have arrived

Filled with mythical beasts and intricate knot gardens, Hamilton Gardens unveils its internationally-significant Tudor Garden on Thursday, 29 January 2015.

Cut down on outdoor water use to stay on Water Alert 2

Two of the region’s councils, Hamilton City and Waikato District Council, are asking residents to further conserve their water use, to reduce the need for additional water restrictions.

Hamilton at Water Alert Level 2

Hamilton City has moved to Water Alert Level 2 to conserve water use.

Waikato Museum and ArtsPost to extend opening hours

Waikato Museum and ArtsPost Galleries & Shop will remain open until 7.00pm every Thursday from 15 January until 12 March 2015.

Mural adds cricket colours to Hamilton bridge

Hamilton artist Alex McLeod has added “the colours of cricket” to a Hamilton bridge just a few metres from the city’s international cricket ground, Seddon Park.

Council to expand Minogue Park Playground

Hamilton families can have their say on the expansion of the Minogue Park playground from today.

Ypres memorial garden commemorates WW100

A ceremony held today marked the beginning of the construction of the Ypres Memorial Garden in Memorial Park.

Hamilton city moves to Water Alert Level 1

Hamilton residents are being asked to be smart with water use as the city moves to Water Alert Level 1 from today.

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