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2 APRIL 2009: An exhibition celebrating 75 years of the Waikato Society of Arts opens at Waikato Museum this Saturday [4 April].
1 APRIL 2009: In response to an April Fools Day prank, Hamilton City Council is urging residents to ignore a radio station's fake advice and continue to flush their toilets as normal to avoid stress on the city network.
31 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Council and Frankton businesses are teaming up on a campaign to ensure Frankton continues to be its usual hub of activity in the lead up to the 2009 Hamilton 400 V8 Supercars street race. Throughout the month of April over 100 businesses in Frankton will be offering Hamilton shoppers irresistible mega deals as part of Frankton's Mega Deal Month.
31 MARCH 2009: Visitors will step back in time to the Italian Renaissance era when the Waikato Museum holds its Renaissance Fest of Leonardo this Friday [3 April] from 5pm-8pm.
26 MARCH 2009: Hamilton’s Long-Term Council Community Plan for 2009-19 has been released for review, consultation and submission this week.
26 MARCH 2009: Hamilton residents are being encouraged to do their bit to support Earth Hour this Saturday [28 March] from 8.30-9.30pm as over 2000 cities prepare to take part in the global initiative.
24 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Council are seeking the owners of two horses handed over to Council's City Safe team after Police found them found wandering in a main Hamilton intersection early this morning. The horses are now being safely held in Council's animal holding facility until their owners can be located.
21 MARCH 2009: Crime, truancy and the environment will be the target for up to 2000 volunteers hitting the streets of Hamilton this weekend for the 2009 Working Bee.
19 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Council is encouraging local food businesses to voluntarily implement Food Control Plans now to gain a 'competitive edge' before an upcoming law change. Already four local businesses have registered Plans – Domaine Restaurant on Victoria Street, Longview Taurima Hostel on Cameron Rd, Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club on Claudelands Rd and Shamiana Cuisines of India at Westfield Chartwell – and several others are close to registration.
19 MARCH 2009: Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock says the city's payment of $6 million into Hamilton Airport as a 50 per cent shareholder is part of supporting a critically important strategic asset.
16 MARCH 2009: Lighting in Hood Street will be turned off for one hour on Saturday, 28 March to mark Earth Hour 2009.
13 MARCH 2009: The second phase of Hamilton's CityHeart project begins soon with construction along Victoria Street between Collingwood and Alma Streets. The revitalisation work requires the closure of the southbound traffic lane until the end of June.
12 MARCH 2009: Rugby New Zealand 2011 announced this afternoon that Hamilton will host three pool games for the Rugby World Cup 2011.
12 MARCH 2009: Keeping in touch with old school friends back in America has led to a visit to Hamilton by current space shuttle pilot Colonel Eric Boe.
12 MARCH 2009: Amongst the 150 army personnel marching in this Saturday's Army Charter Parade through central Hamilton will be Hamilton City Council Community Development Unit Manager Olly Te Ua, who will be departing next month on a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.
10 MARCH 2009: The Da Vinci Machines, an international exhibition that has attracted record visitor numbers at all New Zealand venues in which it has been displayed, opens at Waikato Museum this Saturday [14 March].
9 MARCH 2009: Six armoured light operational vehicles, four Unimog trucks and 150 army personnel will make their way through central Hamilton as part of an Army Charter Parade this Saturday, 14 March.
6 MARCH 2009: Following official due process, a series of four tree removals and four tree plantings will take place in Hinemoa Park from next week. The tree work was a recommendation which came out of last year's Independent Review of the Hamilton 400 and aims to improve visibility at critical areas on the circuit while ensuring the tree removal is mitigated with new plantings.
5 MARCH 2009: The effectiveness of Hamilton Zoo’s emergency procedures was reinforced today when a chimpanzee gained access to a service area connected to the Chimpanzee enclosure.
4 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Libraries is looking for local musicians, bands and performers to showcase as part of its New Zealand Music Month celebrations 'Soundz Like Hamilton'.