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5 SEPTEMBER 2008: The new public art installation based in Rototuna is about to take on an exciting new form, with the raising of seven waka scheduled to take place next Tuesday [9 September]. Until now the only visible structures of the installation, situated at the intersection of Borman Road and Resolution Drive, have been the concrete foundations.
5 SEPTEMBER 2008: Hamilton residents will now be able to surf the web and access emails using their own laptop or other wireless capable devices in the comfortable surroundings of their local library – and all for free.
3 SEPTEMBER 2008: Recognyz 08, the Hamilton Youth Awards are being relaunched with a bang this year! Hamilton City Council are staying mum for now on the big kiwi band headlining the stage on awards night, but with just over a week until nominations close on 12 September, the race is on to get nominations in and be into win a fantastic range of prizes – from VIP passes to iPods, fashion and music to $2000 worth of dream dollars for the Supreme winner to further their passion.
3 SEPTEMBER 2008: Hamilton City Council is calling for artists to think \"creative and dynamic\" when it comes to the V8 Supercars pit lane. Expressions of Interest are now open for the Pit Lane Public Art project, a project which Council hopes will deliver to the city another piece of public art which adds value to the site and reflects Hamilton's unique identity.
2 SEPTEMBER 2008: Hamilton East residents, business owners and community group representatives will have an opportunity next week to have a say about how their area should be shaped in the future.
28 AUGUST 2008: Hamilton library users can now access more than 650 international newspapers from 76 countries hot off the press.
26 AUGUST 2008: The Waikato Museum has been awarded with the Human Rights Commission's New Zealand Diversity Action Programme Award for its outstanding contribution to race relations. The Museum was named as one of 11 recipients of the annual award during a New Zealand Diversity Forum in Auckland on Monday night [August 25].
25 AUGUST 2008: An artwork which 'mingles' the past with the present has been awarded the Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Award 2008.
20 AUGUST 2008: An independent post-event analysis of the inaugural Hamilton 400 has shown that the economic impact on the city was approximately 40% greater than originally estimated. The study undertaken by Horwath HTL Limited during the week of the Hamilton 400 says that $28.3 million of new money was generated for the local economy as a result of the city hosting the event.
19 AUGUST 2008: The hundreds of thousands of people who visit Hamilton Gardens each year will soon see a unique new sight in the Paradise Gardens collection. Thanks to a grant of $433,000 from the Lottery Significant Project Fund, Hamilton City Council will be able to complete construction of Te Parapara Garden, New Zealand's first public traditional Māori garden.
14 AUGUST 2008: The Waikato River is expected to reach the 16.0m mark in Hamilton as more water is released from Karapiro today.
14 AUGUST 2008: Residents in Ann St and on the east side of Awatere Ave are tonight being contacted by Civil Defence staff to alert them to rising river levels.
14 AUGUST 2008: The Matakanohi Walkway on the west side of the Waikato River has been closed due to a major slip between Ann St and St Andrews Terrace. The slip has rendered the walkway unusable and presents a significant danger to the public.
11 AUGUST 2009: Thirty finalists have been selected from amongst 253 entries for the Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Award 2008.
8 AUGUST 2008: Hamilton residents will be able to find out whether their art, antiques and collectables are actually worth thousands when Waikato Museum hosts its very own Antiques and Collectables Roadshow.
4 AUGUST 2008: A Charitable Trust has been established in partnership with Hamilton City Council to encourage the gifting of art and artefacts, ensure steady growth in the assets of the Waikato Museum collection and retain significant cultural capital in the district.
1 AUGUST 2008: A familiar group of pine trees at Hamilton Gardens will be removed this month after they were identified as being a potential safety hazard.
31 JULY 2008: Heavy rainfall overnight has put continued pressure on the city's storm and wastewater network today.
31 JULY 2008: As a result of continued heavy rain overnight the Waikato River has reached the 15m level in the city.
30 JULY 2008: Unusually high levels of rainfall in the past 48 hours which have been exacerbated by an intense storm overnight have caused significant volumes of water to enter Hamilton's storm and wastewater network today. Hamilton received 26 mm of rain in the last 12 hours.