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August

Victoria Street beautification starts next week

Work on the beautification of Victoria Street, Hamilton’s main street, begins on Monday (31 August).

Trans-Tasman rivalry returns to Hamilton's Seddon Park

Trans-Tasman cricket rivalry resumes at Hamilton's Seddon Park this summer, with New Zealand to play Australia in a Chappell-Hadlee Series match on Waitangi Weekend.

Positive result from Hamilton's FIFA U-20 involvement

Hamilton's involvement in this year's FIFA U-20 World Cup has been a big success for the city, coming in under budget and with some of the best crowds in the country.

Daniel Vettori made an ambassador for Hamilton

Former New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori has become just the third person to be made an Honorary Ambassador for Hamilton.

Pensioner housing sale expressions of interest phase closed

The Request for Expressions of Interest phase of our Pensioner Housing sale process closed yesterday at 5pm.

Council's finances in great shape

The Council has delivered better than expected against the city’s financial plan measures for the year ending 2014/15 as reported to the Finance Committee today.

Roose Commerce boat ramp closure

The Roose Commerce Park boat ramp, on the edge of the Waikato River through central Hamilton, will be closed on Saturday, 22 August.

Finance Committee approves roading business case

The Council’s Finance Committee today (August 20) approved a business case for the Resolution Dr and Borman Rd extension projects of the Hamilton section of the Waikato Expressway.

New plantings and added colour for Victoria Street

Hamilton's main street, Victoria Street, will get a splash of new colour from new plantings.

Urban designer opens speaker series

Hamilton City Council’s new lunchtime Seasonal Speaker Series gets underway next Tuesday (25 August) with a talk by urban designer Garth Falconer.

Temporary closure for London Street toilets

The public toilets on Hamilton’s London Street will remain closed pending a Hamilton City Council decision on their long-term future.

Sculpture of Maaori king to be unveiled

A bronze sculpture of the second Maaori king will be unveiled on Monday, 17 August, in a special ceremony at Waikato Museum.

New destination playground at Minogue Park

Hamilton's second upgraded "destination playground", on the shores of Lake Rotokaeo in Minogue Park, opens next week.

Section of Hamilton car park closes

A section of the Riverbank Carpark at 268 Victoria Street, Hamilton, will be cordoned off tomorrow, reducing the number of parking spaces available.

Various verses at Library's National Poetry Day event

Hamilton poets will recite a range of verses when the city's Central Library hosts its annual National Poetry Day event late this month.

Sister city visit strengthens Hamilton’s international links

An enthusiastic group of students and teachers from Hamilton’s sister city of Saitama, Japan, were welcomed to the city by Mayor Julie Hardaker this morning.

National excellence award for Hamilton City Transport Alliance

An joint venture between Hamilton City Council and Downer has been recognised for its excellence and its benefits to the city at a national awards evening.

Gambling policies review aims to reduce Hamilton gambling venues

The Strategy and Policy committee today recommended the review of the Hamilton City Gambling policies be adopted for public consultation.

Visionary plan for biking in the city

The Strategy and Policy Committee has voted to support a plan which provides a vision for biking in the city over the next 30 years.

Partial lane closure on Whitiora Bridge

There will be partial lane closures on Hamilton’s Whitiora Bridge for a few hours next Wednesday morning to allow for programmed inspection work.

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