News

September

Maintenance closure for Parana Park bridge

Parana Park’s historic stone footbridge will be closed to the public for a month from next week for preventative maintenance to be carried out.

Spooky Saturday at St Andrews Library

Children’s book author Gary Nelson brings his latest spooky story to Hamilton’s St Andrews Library this month.

Hamilton City Council names CEO

Hamilton City Council today named its new chief executive.

New push for community profile information

Hamilton City Council’s Community Development Unit has extended its Community Profile Survey into October.

Consultation on rating review closed

Consultation on Hamilton City Council’s proposal to change to a capital value rating system has closed.

Libraries' historic calendar has city’s wheels in motion

Planes, cars and horse-drawn carriages – the Hamilton City Libraries’ 2015 Historic Hamilton is a little boy’s dream.

"Doctor of Boganology" has appointment at library

The man dubbed Hamilton’s “Doctor Bogan” has an appointment at Chartwell Library later this month.

Libraries’ new app a tour of the city’s past

A new initiative from Hamilton City Libraries blends modern technology with the city’s past.

Comic capers at Hamilton City Libraries

From the little blue Smurfs to the craft of noted master graphic novelist Stan Lee, Hamilton City Libraries will celebrate the beauty of the comic.

Public’s views sought on Hamilton Libraries Strategic Plan

A modern feature library in Hamilton’s CBD is one of the main points of a Hamilton Libraries Strategic Plan now out for public feedback.

Waikato Museum sole northern venue for Hotere Culbert

Waikato Museum will be the only North Island venue to show Hotere Culbert, an exhibition featuring collaborative works from two of New Zealand’s greatest artists.

Riverbank tree removal near Alma Street

An additional section of Hamilton’s riverbank path will be closed in coming days so Hamilton City Council staff can remove two defective trees.

Fluoride court hearing cancelled

Safe Water Alternative NZ Inc (SWANZ) has withdrawn from their judicial review against Hamilton City Council’s decision to reintroduce fluoride into the city.

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.

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