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24 OCTOBER 2008: Hamilton Zoo is delighted at the recovery of two Madagascan day geckos that were stolen from the facility last Friday night [17 October].
24 OCTOBER 2008: If you go down to Elliott Park this Halloween, you are sure for a big surprise – with thousands of people expected to turn out there for Treats in the Park on Friday, 31 October from 3.15pm-8.15pm.
24 OCTOBER 2008: Award-winning New Zealand author Dame Fiona Kidman will be holding a public talk at Hamilton Central Library next Thursday [30 October] at 12.30pm.
21 OCTOBER 2008: The Hamilton Zoo reptile house was broken into last Friday night [17 October] at some stage between 5.30pm and 8am the following morning.
17 OCTOBER 2008: Hamilton City Libraries' world language collection is about to receive a boost thanks to the generosity of the city's international students.
13 OCTOBER 2008: Taking the stage Friday night at the Clarence Street Theatre, Elemeno P frontman Dave Gibson said that for him nights like the Hamilton youth awards was what it was all about. 33 exceptional young people were up for awards for everything from community involvement to innovative ideas, music, culture, arts and overcoming adversity. Gibson kept his promise, at the close of the night the band inviting some 100 youth fans, award winners and their friends onstage to celebrate the end of Recognyz 08, the Hamilton youth Awards, in rockstar fashion.
10 OCTOBER 2008: It will be a celebration of Hamilton youth at its best tonight during Recognyz 08, the Hamilton Youth Awards.
9 OCTOBER 2008: Dame Cheryll Sotheran DNZM has been named as Chair of the Board of the country’s first dedicated creative industries business incubator, SODA Inc.
9 OCTOBER 2008: Wintec and Hamilton City Council yesterday jointly announced the official establishment of SODA Inc., the city’s new creative industries business incubator that’s aimed at encouraging and enabling economically successful businesses within the creative industries sector to thrive in Hamilton.
2 OCTOBER 2008: An exhibition that celebrates 150 years of the Kingitanga movement in the Waikato opens at Waikato Museum this Saturday [4 October].
2 OCTOBER 2008: Preparation for another stage of the CityHeart revitalisation is about to get underway with the traffic calming trial on Victoria Street. The purpose of the trial is to assess options that will achieve a safer environment for pedestrians and to encourage traffic that is simply passing though, to take alternative routes.
29 SEPTEMBER 2008: A report concerning a number of Hamilton's key growth issues was considered at an extraordinary Meeting of Council on 26 September. The issues are expected to form the strategic direction for the proposed Hamilton Urban Growth Strategy (HUGS) when public consultation commences in 2 weeks time.
29 SEPTEMBER 2008: Chart toppers and home-grown favourites Elemeno P have been announced as headliners for Recognyz 08, the Hamilton Youth Awards held on 10 October at the Clarence Street Theatre. The band will take the stage with a number of the city's acclaimed young performers as they celebrate Hamilton youth at its best. The night's line up will include performances by talented Rockquest finalists Jimmy and The Evergreens and a set from hip hop dance world champions Fusion.
26 SEPTEMBER 2008: Hamilton Zoo has welcomed its first kea chick in 15 years.
25 SEPTEMBER 2008: A series of resolutions aimed at continually improving the Hamilton 400 event and its impact on Hamilton were passed by Council at a meeting on 17 September.
23 SEPTEMBER 2008: A New Zealand exhibition that has received international recognition opens at Waikato Museum this Saturday [27 September].
19 SEPTEMBER 2008: The introduction of Sunday buses to Hamilton’s streets from 28 September will also bring the introduction of Sunday parking enforcement.
17 SEPTEMBER 2008: The first review of the Prostitution Bylaw 2004 commences this month. All Bylaws created under the Local Government Act 2002 are required to be reviewed within five years from adoption. The Prostitution Bylaw is subsequently due for review by October 2009.
16 SEPTEMBER 2008: A review of the Hamilton 400 V8 Supercar event conducted by independent chairperson Peter Stubbs has been received and will be considered at a Council meeting next week. The report identifies 57 issues for consideration and presents over 100 recommendations as a result of an extensive investigation and analysis of feedback.
10 SEPTEMBER 2008: A recommendation for a new Community Rate for Hamilton City Theatres was made by the Environment and Community Committee today with a proposed fixed rate being available for the benefit of non-profit Hamilton community groups. The recommendation is to be submitted to Council for consideration at its meeting on 24 September.