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R2-Detour to Star Wars Reads Day

The force awakens at the Central Library this Saturday (10 October) with the return of international Star Wars Reads Day.

Potentially harmful algae in Lake Rotokaeo

Hamilton City Council is currently investigating the cause of the deaths of two dogs exercised in Minogue Park in September, 2015.

Trust Waikato gifts art collection to Waikato Museum

Trust Waikato has donated its $1.92 million art collection to Hamilton City Council and expects to help purchase future artworks of value to the region.

High profile Hamilton art gallery invites artists to exhibit

New Zealand artists and community groups interested in exhibiting their work in 2016 are invited to apply to ArtsPost Galleries and Shop.

Council's approach to drone use announced

Hamilton City Council will allow the use of drones in various public locations, but drone "pilots" will need permission to fly above other sites.

Decisions made on Local Alcohol Policy

The Strategy and Policy Committee made a number of decisions for the draft Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) on Tuesday 27 September.


International Day of Older Persons marks 25 years

Thursday 1 October marks the 25th anniversary of International Day of Older Persons, with the day celebrated by a variety of groups around Hamilton.

Local Alcohol Policy back for discussion

The process of developing Hamilton’s Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) will recommence today.

Dog owners urged to be cautious in Minogue Park

Hamilton dog owners are being urged to keep their animals under close supervision at Minogue Park after the death of two dogs exercised there in recent days.

Central City Transformation Plan — what do you think?

The public can have their say on Hamilton’s draft Central City Transformation Plan (CCTP) from today (28 September).

Opportunities to support Kudeweh family, Hamilton Zoo

Organisations and members of the public who wish to support the family and work of Hamilton Zoo Curator Samantha Kudeweh can do so through two channels.

Temple View road upgrade underway after winter

The improvement works on Tuhikaramea Road, privately funded by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have restarted after a halt to construction over winter.

High-tech laboratory paves way for bike path

Residents in Hamilton’s southwestern suburbs may see a high-tech mobile laboratory in action next week; one of the latest tools deployed to help fulfil the aims of the Hamilton City Council’s Biking Plan.

Roundabout change to improve traffic flows

Motorists are being urged to be aware of coming changes to traffic flows on one of Hamilton’s busiest roundabouts.

Time Lord talk at Library

Dr Who fans won’t have to travel through time and space to hear from the author of a book compiling 15 years of comics about the time lord, just head down to the Central Library.

Public views sought on Central City Transformation Plan

Hamilton City Council’s Strategy and Policy Committee has recommended the public have their say on the Council’s draft Central City Transformation Plan (CCTP).

Decision made on Sumatran tiger Oz

Hamilton Zoo’s male Sumatran tiger Oz will not be euthanized following the death of Zoo Curator Samantha Kudeweh yesterday (20 September, 2015).

Kudeweh family statement

The family of Hamilton Zoo Curator Samantha Kudeweh have gathered at her Waikato home following her death on Sunday, 20 September, at the zoo she loved.

Statement to media: Tiger attack on Hamilton Zoo keeper

We are deeply saddened to confirm the death of a female Hamilton Zoo staff member today after an attack by one of the zoo’s Sumatran tigers this morning.

World Car-Free Day encourages carbon footprint reduction

Tuesday 22 September is World Car Free Day, and businesses and individuals are being encouraged to reduce their reliance on their vehicle for one or more days.

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