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August

Historic CBD building up for sale by tender

An historic building in Hamilton’s CBD is being offered for sale by tender.

Passing Red to shift to new location

Work to relocate the Passing Red public artwork has commenced.

A Hamilton welcome to international students

Kiana Pham was 13 years old when she left her parents in Vietnam to begin school in New Zealand.

Chorus cabinet box art competition launched

The search is on for artists to paint murals on selected Chorus cabinets throughout the city.

Nominations open for Hamilton City Council's Civic Awards

Nominations are open for the Council's Civic Awards, which recognise the invaluable work of dedicated members of the Hamilton community.

July

Design competition kicks off Ferrybank development

Plans to transform Hamilton’s relationship with the Waikato River are about to get underway with a design competition to redevelop the Ferrybank and Roose Commerce Park.

Hamilton City Council votes to support formation of waters CCO

Hamilton City Council has agreed to form a ratepayer-owned council-control organisation (CCO) to manage water and wastewater.

FMG granted naming rights for Waikato Stadium

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker has welcomed a new naming rights sponsorship agreement for Waikato Stadium.

Positive partnerships improve safety in the city

Hamilton central city business owners are reporting fewer instances of anti-social behaviour in the city since the Council’s City Safety Officers were introduced last year.

Hamilton honey scores sweet silver at national awards

Honey collected from hives at three popular Hamilton locations has claimed a silver medal at the recent National Beekeepers Association National Honey Competition.

Biosolids contracts extended

The Council’s Finance Committee today (23 July) agreed to commit $5.6m over three and a half years to continue vermicomposting sewerage sludge and transporting non-human waste to landfill.

Water network maintenance approved

Hamilton City Council will spend $18.5m renewing and upgrading its stormwater, wastewater and water reticulation network over the next three years.

Changes announced in Hamilton City Council senior management team

Hamilton City Council Chief Executive Richard Briggs has announced three General Managers are to leave the organisation’s senior management team.

Council to remove two trees

Hamilton City Council is arranging for two urgent tree removals next week, following assessment that the trees present a risk to the public and nearby property.

Hamilton Gardens receives financial boost from Braithwaite family

Back in 1989, Hamilton’s former Deputy Mayor Kathleen Braithwaite made a large donation to the fledgling Hamilton Gardens.

Winner announced for National Contemporary Art Award

A conceptual off-world colonisation project represented by a flag and a media release by artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith has won the National Contemporary Art Award.

Bravery awards for river rescue

Three Hamilton police constables received Royal Humane Society bravery awards today (17 July) for their roles in rescuing a man from the Waikato River.

X Factor winner the star for Matariki in Hamilton

The X Factor winner Beau Monga will be the star performer during Hamilton’s Matariki celebrations this Saturday.

Driving force in the development of arts in Hamilton dies

The flag at Hamilton City Council’s Municipal Building will fly at half mast on Friday to mark the passing of Hamilton Freedom of the City award holder Campbell Smith.

Hamilton set for All Blacks, British Lions action

Hamilton will host international rugby next year, with confirmation today the All Blacks will meet Argentina in next year's Rugby Championship at Waikato Stadium.

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