News

July

Improvements made to central city roundabout

The Norton Road roundabout area will soon be a lot brighter, easier to use, and more accessible for everyone.

Hamilton City Libraries put history on show for city's 150th

Lectures, tours and displays of historic photographs ephemera are all part of Hamilton City Libraries’ celebration of the city’s 150th birthday.

ANNIVERSARY GALA BALL CANCELLED

The Anniversary Gala Ball, originally set for Saturday 23 August 2014, has been cancelled due to slow uptake of ticket sales amongst targeted key stakeholders.

Disney On Ice fever hits Hamilton

The first of 10 Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove shows wowed audiences at Hamilton’s Claudelands Arena last night and this morning.

Maintenance work scheduled for Anglesea Street

A section of one of Hamilton's busiest CBD streets will have a new more modern look and feel after much-needed maintenance and renewals work is completed.

Maaori Language Week 2014

This week (21-28 July) is a week dedicated New Zealand's beautiful language Te Reo. Click here to learn more

Warren Gatland to receive city ambassadorship award

Internationally recognised rugby coach and distinguished former international rugby player Warren Gatland will receive an honorary city ambassadorship from Hamilton City Council.

Strategy and Policy Committee meeting decisions

All reports put the Strategy and Policy Committee were received today. Voting numbers are in brackets.

Hamilton Zoo's Sumatran tigers on friendly terms

Oz and Sali, Hamilton Zoo’s two Sumatran tigers, are getting to know each other a little better.

Decisions made on Proposed District Plan

Decisions have been released today on the Proposed District Plan by Council’s independent commissioners. As a result of the decisions, rule changes come in to affect as from today.

Peachgrove Road Countdown consent granted

Progressive Enterprises have been granted resource consent to construct a Countdown supermarket at 160 Peachgrove Road.

Finance committee decisions

Council today unanimously signed off on a number of items.

Council gifts land in support of housing development

Council today agreed to gift two parcels of land to Te Runanga o Kirikiriroa Trust to support their Social Housing Development initiative in Enderley.

Fluoride re-introduced to city's water supply

Fluoride was added to the city’s Water Treatment Plant at 3pm today.

Call for WW1 information to the Waikato community

Waikato Museum has launched an interactive website to help uncover the untold stories of the men and women of the Waikato during World War One.

Treasures from Te Papa unpacked at Waikato Museum

Waikato Museum has partnered with the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in a recent initiative.

June

Better access to Hamilton for people who are blind or have low vision

Hamilton City Council will launch a tactile map of the central city at a special event on Monday (30 June).

Fluoride re-introduced to Hamilton's water supply

Today, the High Court refused Safe Water Alternative NZ Inc’s (SWANZ) application for interim relief of fluoride into Hamilton’s water supply.

Hamilton City Council supports waters CCO business case

Hamilton City Council has supported a staff recommendation to undertake a business case examination into a jointly-owned public company to manage water infrastructure.

Council progress with rating review proposal

After three workshops focused on Land Value (LV) versus Capital Value (CV) rating systems, Council today agreed to prepare a proposal for the public for a change from LV to CV.

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