News

August

Conservation Department grant for Waiwhakareke

Stakeholders in the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park project have welcomed a significant grant from the Department of Conservation’s Community Conservation Partnership Fund.

Public consultation on Council's older persons housing stock

Hamilton City Council has resolved to proceed with the sale of Council’s housing for the older persons properties, with first preference going to sympathetic social housing providers.

Theatres review reaches conclusion

A review of Hamilton’s theatre assets has been concluded, with Hamilton City Council adopting a plan to rationalise its theatre operations from three to one.

Hamilton Gardens receives international recognition

Hamilton Gardens has been recognised as an important international tourism attraction.

Hamilton pays respect to former Deputy Mayor

Hamilton City Council will fly its flag at half mast for the rest of the week to acknowledge the passing of a former Councillor and Deputy Mayor, Brian Impson.

Hamilton Mayor sends her support

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker passes on her well-wishes on behalf of Hamilton to King Tuheitia.

Opportunity for New Zealand artists to exhibit in central Hamilton gallery

Submissions are invited from New Zealand-based artists and arts groups interested in holding an exhibition of their work at ArtsPost Galleries & Shop in Hamilton.

Hamilton Zoo tuatara head for new home

Ten juvenile tuatara from Hamilton Zoo are today bound for a new home.

Civic ceremony Sunday 24 August

Special memories were created when the community came together to celebrate Hamilton's 150th birthday.

Philanthropist John Gallagher recipient of Hamilton Medal

The first ever Hamilton medal was awarded to city businessman Dr John Gallagher at the civic function to celebrate the city’s 150th birthday today.

Civic Awards applications open on city's birthday

The search is on for eligible candidates for Hamilton’s civic awards – and this year application process has been timed to coincide with the city’s 150th birthday celebrations.

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.

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