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2 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Council has won silver at the national marketing awards for its strategic planning and vision around the development of the Hamilton brand.
2 MARCH 2009: Top city chefs Graham McFarlane and Bill MacDonald have signed to bring their culinary talents to The Verandah, Hamilton City Council's new event facility situated on the city's lakefront. Both chefs are international culinary judges and between them will they will bring over 50 years of professional culinary experience to developing Hamilton's newest city icon, The Verandah at Hamilton Lake.
27 FEBRUARY 2009: A new lower speed precinct comes into effect on 1 March. The initiative rides on the back of the successful launch in February last year of the 40km/h variable speed zones around 18 Hamilton primary and intermediate schools.
26 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton City Council has accepted a recommendation from the Remuneration Authority for an increase in its remuneration pool for elected members.
26 FEBRUARY 2009: Council last night asked its chief executive to continue to gather information on what it might cost ratepayers to keep the Waipa Delta operating on the Waikato River in Hamilton.
25 FEBRUARY 2009: A decrease in the amount of water being consumed in Hamilton and wet weather forecasted for the coming week has seen the city's water alert level drop back to 'alert level one'.
24 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock says the city's ability to secure the David Tua versus Shane Cameron boxing contest cements Hamilton's reputation as an events destination.
20 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton City Council has been successfully granted a landmark consent which will renew the city's water take for the next 35 years.
19 FEBRUARY 2009: Work for setting in place foundations on Commerce Street, and across the road in the Forlongs Car Park entrance, for the new High Street pedestrian overbridge begins today.
18 FEBRUARY 2009: Restoration work begins this week on the historic land wars vessel which brought the first colonial settlers to Kirikiriroa – the future site of Hamilton – on 24 August 1864.
13 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton Zoo is experiencing its very own 'baby boom' with the births of three capuchin monkeys in the past three weeks, and two more due to be born shortly.
Hamilton City Council will be coordinating a city collection for the victims of the Victorian Bushfire disaster at tomorrow night’s pre-season NRL game between the Vodafone Warriors and Melbourne Storm at Waikato Stadium. All proceeds will go to the Australian Red Cross Victorian Bushfire Appeal.
9 FEBRUARY 2009: Dust off your bike and head into Civic Plaza or the university for a free breakfast on Wednesday 18 February. To finish the day cyclists can participate in the new en masse Pitstop in the Park event.
5 FEBRUARY 2009: The partnership between Hamilton, the Porter family and the Hamilton 400 organisers will continue this year with a repeat of last year's Mark Porter Memorial Dinner.
5 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock will bestow an Honorary Citizenship upon the Mayor of Ieper next Monday [9 February] in recognition for the Belgium city's ongoing generosity in caring for and remembering the large number of New Zealanders who fell in the battles around Ieper in World War One.
3 FEBRUARY 2009: A total ban on domestic sprinklers could in place in Hamilton by the weekend if residents don't take immediate steps to reduce water consumption.
2 FEBRUARY 2009: The newly refurbished Claudelands Grandstand will be officially opened this Wednesday [4 February] – marking the next chapter in the rich history of this historic building.
29 JANUARY 2009: Rising demand for water and fine weather forecasts has seen Hamilton's water alert level raised to alert level 2 today. This change means sprinkler systems are now permitted between 6am-8am and 6pm-8pm on alternate days only. There are no restrictions on commercial/non residential properties at this stage.
29 JANUARY 2009: Hamilton City Council is bringing residents up-to-date with a new strategy outlining the environmental management of the Waikato River for the next 50 years. The strategy is the culmination of a multi-agency project aimed at addressing river instability hazards of which Hamilton City Council was a member.
29 JANUARY 2009: Hamilton’s boundaries are to be extended in the east and north of the city to cope with future expansion as part of an agreement between Hamilton City Council and Waikato District Council.