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November

Council to gift Clarence St Theatre to community trust

Hamilton City Council has voted in favour of pursuing a proposal to gift ownership of Clarence St Theatre (building and fixtures only) to a community trust.

Pensioner units to be sold to social housing providers

Hamilton City Council has resolved to sell its pensioner housing to social housing providers with an amendment that reflected greater certainty for existing tenants.

Hamilton adopts a capital value rating system

At its meeting today Hamilton City Council voted to change from the current land value (LV) rating system to a capital value (CV) rating system.

Media advisory: Council units supporting White Ribbon Day

Hamilton City Libraries and Hamilton City Council’s Community Development and Leisure Unit will partner with Crawshaw School tomorrow (Friday, 28 November) for a special event to show support for White Ribbon, the special nationwide initiative to prevent violence against women.

Tiger cubs the new cuties at Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo has two new cuties of the feline variety.

City to decide on capital rating

A decision on whether or not Hamilton will change its rating system to align with other major cities in New Zealand will be made this week.

Changes mooted to pensioner housing proposal

Hamilton City Council is to consider major changes to its proposal to sell pensioner housing in the city.

Low-cost Christmas can still be full of cheer

Budget-conscious festivities are the focus of the Low Cost Living Christmas Expo at the Western Community Centre tomorrow.

Council adopts Hamilton City Libraries Strategic Plan

A new Strategic Plan for Hamilton City Libraries has been adopted by Hamilton City Council.

Safety Bylaw recommended for adoption

The Strategy and Policy Committee today recommended that the Safety in Public Places Bylaw 2014 be adopted at the 27 November Council Meeting.

Pooches and parks plan approved by Committee

Hamilton is set to become more dog friendly, with nine new pooch exercise areas planned in city parks and plans to make dogs more welcome in the city centre.

Council endorses new draft plan for Hamilton cemeteries

Hamilton City Council has endorsed a new draft plan for the maintenance, management and possible developments at Hamilton’s cemeteries.

Media advisory: Waterworld refurbishments

On 24 November, contractors working on behalf of Hamilton City Council will begin work on a refurbishment of part of the ground floor at Waterworld.

Knox Street Carpark sold by Council

Hamilton City Council has sold the Knox Street Carpark building to Care Park New Zealand Limited for $5,070,000 plus GST (if any).

Pacific Rose Bowl Festival

Hamilton Gardens’ “rose whisperer” Alice Gwilliam has spent an entire year preparing for just one weekend on the rose judging calendar – this weekend’s X-site Group Pacific Rose Bowl Festival.

Victoria Bridge to host River Plan event

Hamiltonians will be given a great opportunity to spend time on Hamilton’s Victoria Bridge this Sunday when the bridge is closed to traffic so the public can share their views on the Hamilton City River Plan.

Shining cricket silverware hits Hamilton

The most coveted trophy in international cricket reaches Hamilton tomorrow.

Southern Links commissioners release findings

Four independent commissioners have released their recommendations regarding the $600million Southern Links roading project, following a hearing earlier this year.

Let's party!

With just under two weeks to go, Hamilton is putting the final touches on plans to host a huge central city party to celebrate the city's 150th birthday.

Open day a chance to explore Waiwhakareke

Waikato residents will get a chance to explore Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park this weekend as part of the park’s 10th birthday.

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