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March

Policy/bylaw review could see more parks for pooches

Hamilton residents are invited to have their say on proposed changes to the Hamilton Dog Control Policy and Bylaw.

Sellout at Seddon Park for India v Ireland match

For fans around New Zealand, much of the focus of the first 19 days of the ICC Cricket World Cup has been on Pool A - the highlights of which have been sell-out crowds for New Zealand’s victories over Sri Lanka, England and Australia.

Fun for kids in Children's Day collaboration

There are lots of great activities planned in the CBD for Saturday’s Children’s Day.

Small Grants Fund applications now open

The application period for Hamilton City Council’s Small Grants (Community) Fund, which makes grants of up to $5,000 to community organisations is now open.

Inflatable pools popular but thirsty

What uses 9500 litres of water and could be in your backyard?

Council adopts Hamilton Open Air Burning Bylaw

At its meeting last week, Council adopted the Hamilton Open Air Burning Bylaw.

February

Council commits funding to River Plan implementation

The transformation of the Waikato River in Hamilton moved a step closer after a decision by Hamilton City Council to fund implementation of the River Plan through its draft 10-year budget.

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.

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