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9 MAY 2008: Once upon a time finding accommodation during major events in Hamilton was like finding a needle in a Fieldays haystack. But those days are numbered thanks to Hamilton City Council's innovative new easy breezy, city-wide accommodation booking service.
9 MAY 2008: The review process for the Hamilton 400 V8 event is now well underway with the appointment of the independent chairperson Peter Stubbs.
6 MAY 2008: Hamilton Zoo animals will soon be more secure, with the erection of a new perimeter fence around two-thirds of the facility.
6 MAY 2008: Hamilton Zoo is thrilled to announce the arrival of a new baby Cotton-topped Tamarin.
2 MAY 2008: Cyclist numbers have risen significantly in Hamilton in the last twelve months. Overall, a recent annual cycle cordon count, part of a study which has taken place since 1980, shows that cyclist levels are over 10 percent higher than last year.
2 MAY 2008: The first bus lane in Hamilton will go into operation on Monday 5 May 2008, the first day of the second term. The dedicated lane will run along the east side of Hukanui Road between Elmira Avenue and to the intersection of Clarkin Road/Snell Drive – Davies Corner.
29 APRIL 2008: The total ban on sprinkler use in Hamilton will end this month. As of Thursday 1 May, Hamilton residents may resume watering gardens and lawns without restriction.
23 APRIL 2008: As the dust settles after the biggest weekend Hamilton has ever seen, Council elected members have nothing but praise for how Hamilton residents responded to the challenge of hosting the largest annual event in New Zealand.
22 APRIL 2008: Entry to The Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Award is now open, offering artists from both Hamilton and right across New Zealand the opportunity to showcase their work in this prominent national competition and feature in a major exhibition at the Waikato Museum.
21 APRIL 2008: When the Last Post echoes out this Anzac Day, special tribute will be paid to the vital part wartime women played in the New Zealand war effort.
21 APRIL 2008: Hamiltonians are invited to extend their ANZAC Day experience this year at Waikato Museum through a programme of remembrance, including a preview performance of the play Strange Resting Places.
16 APRIL 2008: It's usually a cold day in a hot place when you'd see Ford and Holden \"it\" boys Greg Murphy and Jason Bright waving the same colours. But the cold day is here. Come race day both motorsport legends are going green to make the most of pit stops and maximise their vehicle performance with Hamilton City Council's Drive like a Saint campaign.
16 APRIL 2008: From midnight Wednesday 16 April [tonight] all roads that form the Hamilton 400 V8 race circuit will be completely closed to all vehicles until 6am Monday 21 April.
16 APRIL 2008: Council is utilising the Hamilton 400 in conjunction with V8 Supercars Australia to increase awareness of environmental sustainability issues as they relate to major events and to positively impact on environmental behaviours over the race event weekend.
14 APRIL 2008: Hamilton City Council is planning a comprehensive review of the V8 Supercars event, as required under the event Resource Consent, and has decided the process will be managed by an independent chair person.
11 APRIL 2008: This Sunday [13 April, from Saturday night midnight] the Lake Road/King Street intersection and roundabout will be closed to traffic for the installation of the cross track pedestrian overbridge. Access to properties and businesses will remain open until Wednesday night midnight.
11 APRIL 2008: Hamiltonians and visitors to the city are invited to walk the track for the new Hamilton 400 V8 Supercar event on Thursday 17 April.
10 APRIL 2008: In response to notification from Environment Waikato regarding declining river levels, Council is proactively preparing for the possibility of levels dropping below the natural intake points for the city's water treatment plant. A 14 m barge will be launched into the Waikato River today to form part of a pumping system being tested in contingency planning to ensure undisrupted water supply to the city.
8 APRIL 2008: Environment Waikato and Hamilton City Council are to help shift more than 200,000 litres of contaminated liquids and sludge away from the site of the still burning Tamahere industrial fire.
8 APRIL 2008: As the big V8s prepare for their first ever showdown in the inaugural Hamilton 400, a special timetable of free bus services designed to lessen the amount of traffic congestion and reduce the carbon footprint of the event has been announced.