News

April

FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 kick off times announced

Kick-off times to suit football fans of all ages are confirmed for the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015.

Library’s new project reflects lifelong wishes

Hamilton’s Garden Place Library has a new art initiative to let people to record their aspirations.

Easter Weekend and ANZAC Day rubbish collections

There will be no refuse and recycling collection on Friday 18 April and Monday 21 April due to public holidays. Find out the date changes here.

Call goes out for Arbor Day 2014 participants

Mark down Friday, 30 May in your calendar for our Arbor Day 2014 planting at Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park.

Jubilee Bush boardwalk to be renovated

The popular boardwalk through Hamilton’s Jubilee Bush is set to undergo a major renovation.

New Nawton mural has cultural significance

A new mural adorning Hamilton’s Western Community Centre reflects the Nawton community and iwi connections to the area.

Council prepares for low river levels

Despite the continued rain forecasted for the next few days, lake levels in Taupo continue to decline and planning is underway to implement a barge and pumps on the River.

Author to speak at Chartwell Library

Noted short story author and glass sculptor Elizabeth Cunnane will discuss her work at Chartwell Library this weekend.

Easter weekend partial closure for Waterworld

Three pools at Hamilton City Council’s Waterworld facility will be temporarily out of action during Easter weekend.

Stanville returns to Waikato

‘Stanville’ is part of the Civil Defence Get Ready, Get Thru Expo which will feature at this weekend’s Waikato Show at Claudelands.

April

Draft Annual Plan now open for submissions

Hamilton City Council’s draft 2014/15 Annual Plan is open for submissions from 2 April to 2 May 2014.

Legal high retailers’ suspensions extended

The Psychoactive Substances Regulatory Authority has extended the licence suspensions currently in place for six legal high retailers in Hamilton.

March

Hamilton City Council is ready to reinvest

The Council yesterday adopted its draft Annual Plan, which includes budget allocated to significantly develop Hamilton Gardens.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Local Alcohol Policy hearings held today

35 submitters presented their views to the Strategy and Policy Committee at today’s Local Alcohol Policy hearings.

Fluoride back for Hamilton - Council backs the community response

Hamilton City Council today voted 9-1 to recommence fluoridation of the City's water supply.

Neighbours Day Competition has Chiefs at the BBQ

One lucky household will enjoy a barbecue with two members of the Chiefs squad as part of Neighbours Day Aotearoa 2014.

Under 20’s for under $20

Early bird football fans will see ‘the next Maradona’ for under $20 when FIFA U-20 World Cup goes on sale.

Local Alcohol Policy hearings to be held this week

Hearings on Hamilton City Council’s Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) will be held Friday, 28 March.

Oversized pumpkin to be rowed across Turtle Lake

Tim Harris will attempt a New Zealand first when he rows across Turtle Lake in a pumpkin next week.

Important pedestrian bridge repairs completed

An important pedestrian bridge connecting two sections of Hamilton’s riverbank walkway has reopened.

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