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May

Youth Week activities across Hamilton

Hamilton’s young people have a chance to try a range of activities as part of Youth Week events.

Arbor Day enhances Waiwhakareke's green landscape

More than 10,000 plants will be added to the green landscape at Waiwhakereke Natural Heritage Park when Hamilton City Council hosts its annual Arbor Day planting.

Council gets the consents tick

Hamilton City Council has maintained its accreditation to act as a Building Consent Authority from International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ).

Bucket challenge set down for futsal exponents

Will they get the ball into the bucket without using their feet?

Construction begins on new Minogue Park playground

Children visiting Hamilton’s Minogue Park in the next few weeks will see a new playground taking shape.

Increase in transfer station fees proposed

The operator of Hamilton’s Refuse Transfer Station (RTS) is looking to increase fees to cover rising operational costs, from 1 July 2015.

Peace tiles welcomed home

A part of Hamilton history was welcomed home today with the official unveiling of the Peace Tiles in Civic Square.

Precautionary closure for river path section

A section of river path near Hamilton’s Fairfield Bridge has been closed as a precaution to ensure safety of path users.

NZ U-20 team begins world cup journey at Turangawaewae

New Zealand’s U-20 men’s football team will begin its pursuit of World Cup success this weekend with a powhiri at Turangawaewae Marae.

FIFA-inspired exhibition celebrates The Beautiful Game

Football in the Waikato is explored in an exhibition at Waikato Museum where visitors can test their skills and see the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 trophy.

Peace tiles return home

Media are invited to the official unveiling of the Peace Tiles in Civic Square on Monday 18 May.

U-20 football teams head out into the community

Members of two of the U-20 international football teams in Hamilton for the Five Nations Series will take a break from training today (12 May) to meet a few of the locals.

Fieldays and football mean a busy June for Hamilton

One of Hamilton’s biggest weeks is set to get busier, when the annual National Agricultural Fieldays coincides with two matches during the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Zoo combines with The Warehouse for new initiative

Students from low-decile schools in the Waikato and Coromandel region will now have the chance to visit Hamilton Zoo for free.

Maintenance at the Water Treatment Plant

While maintenance and other work takes place in the pipelines used to add the fluoride to Hamilton water supply, the Council has temporarily stopped the addition of fluoride.

Hamilton Zoo's tiger cubs formally named

They are a big hit with visitors, and Hamilton Zoo’s two Sumatran tiger cubs now have their own special names.

Libraries explore culture of DIY magazines

Hamilton City Libraries will explore the world of the do-it-yourself magazines through a new collection of materials and a series of activities next week.

Get your kicks at Garden Place futsal court

A red and blue rectangle in Garden Place marks one of the most visible signs the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 is coming to Hamilton.

Public comment sought on lease application

Hamilton residents will have a chance to provide comment on a community lease application for a proposed speed skating track at Melville Park.

Five nations of football for Hamilton and Waikato

Five international U-20 football teams, including New Zealand, will ply their trade in Hamilton and Waikato this month as part of the lead-up to the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 New Zealand.

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