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January

Workshop to offer MEMA guidance for businesses

Hamilton City Council will host a special workshop to inform city businesses on its Major Events Management Act (MEMA) obligations and what that means for city traders.

Garden party plants financial seed

Long beads, lengthy dresses, Panama hats and 1920s outfits will be “de rigueur” at Hamilton Gardens this Sunday (1 February) for The Mansfield Garden Party.

The tudors have arrived

Filled with mythical beasts and intricate knot gardens, Hamilton Gardens unveils its internationally-significant Tudor Garden on Thursday, 29 January 2015.

Cut down on outdoor water use to stay on Water Alert 2

Two of the region’s councils, Hamilton City and Waikato District Council, are asking residents to further conserve their water use, to reduce the need for additional water restrictions.

Hamilton at Water Alert Level 2

Hamilton City has moved to Water Alert Level 2 to conserve water use.

Waikato Museum and ArtsPost to extend opening hours

Waikato Museum and ArtsPost Galleries & Shop will remain open until 7.00pm every Thursday from 15 January until 12 March 2015.

Mural adds cricket colours to Hamilton bridge

Hamilton artist Alex McLeod has added “the colours of cricket” to a Hamilton bridge just a few metres from the city’s international cricket ground, Seddon Park.

Council to expand Minogue Park Playground

Hamilton families can have their say on the expansion of the Minogue Park playground from today.

Ypres memorial garden commemorates WW100

A ceremony held today marked the beginning of the construction of the Ypres Memorial Garden in Memorial Park.

Hamilton city moves to Water Alert Level 1

Hamilton residents are being asked to be smart with water use as the city moves to Water Alert Level 1 from today.

December 2014

Top score for Waikato Stadium's All Blacks test

Hamilton’s Waikato Stadium has notched up an impressive score in a formal review of the delivery of the All Blacks versus England Test played in June.

Helping you make smart water choices is Sally’s mission

Encouraging smart choices around water usage in the Waikato is the mission of the new Smart Water Coordinator, Sally Fraser.

Hamilton Gardens' chickens put to work

Eggs laid by Hamilton Gardens’ two resident chickens are being used for an exclusive range of products launched in the new Gardens’ shop.

A year of licensing safe drinking

Ensuring a safe drinking culture in Hamilton is one of the key roles of the city’s District Licensing Committee (DLC), which is celebrating its first birthday this month.

Media advisory: Lake Domain playground opening

On Thursday, 18 December, Mayor Julie Hardaker will formally open the new playground at Hamilton Lake Domain.

Hamilton Gardens boosts New Zealand's destination appeal

Hamilton Gardens has joined the ranks of the haka, the iconic Milford Track and stunning Fiordland as reasons why New Zealand is the world’s best country to visit.

Christmas doggy day this weekend

Hamilton dog owners are invited to a unique doggy day out in Christmas (Garden) Place this Saturday, 20 December.

Sign up for Libraries' Summer Reading programme

Registrations have opened for Hamilton City Libraries’ Summer Reading programme.

Te Papa artworks on display at Waikato Museum

The latest works from the regional initiative Unpacked: Treasures from Te Papa go on display at Waikato Museum today.

Civic Awards conclude Council year

The annual Civic Awards concluded the Hamilton City Council year today.

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