City News

The July 2018 edition of City News, Hamilton City Council's monthly newspaper, is our last print edition as we move to a digital format. We thank you for your support across the years. You can still email us at​​

We've launched Our Hamilton – the new website for the latest Hamilton City Council news, events and more. ​

Check out our other news and media releases here.​​​​​​​​

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July 2018

​​Inside this issue:
  • Special moment for new Kiwis
  • Improving safety on Gordonton Rd - tell us what you think
  • Quality systems endorsed at water laboratory
  • Central Library set to reopen
  • Council approves 1000 home project
  • Be safe and be seen
  • Huge success for 'Kids on Bikes' programme
  • New south-facing ramps for Waikato Expressway
  • Hamilton's 10-Year Plan
  • Jetty projects to enhance river use
  • Gardens score tourism gold
  • Community event funding opens
  • Chiefs announce stadium investment
  • Celebrating fifty years of Fieldays
  • City events Hamilton - July 2018
City News - July 2018 (PDF, 7.07MB)

We've skipped our usual June 2018 edition, to give you a big finish with our July edition including the 10-Year Plan and our new news website Our Hamilton

May 2018


Update: Hearings on Hamilton City Council’s draft 10-Year Plan commence at 9.30am, not 11am as stated in the May edition of City News.

Inside this issue:

  • 10-Year Plan record response
  • Wonderful Wetlands – Arbor Day 2018
  • Early history unearthed at Ring Rd site
  • Keep your mind on the driving – Road Safety Week 2018
  • Mayor's Music Matinee returns
  • Save money by registering your dog early
  • Let's get dirty – Dirty Dog event
  • Local artist designing Hamilton sculpture for China
  • Libraries roll on to radio dial
  • Developments for Rototuna and Northern area roading works
  • Museum, ArtsPost get accessibility tick
  • Parking smarter as sports season gather pace
  • Hamilton Zoo – New Zealand Sign Language Week
  • Anzac Day – thanks
  • Bigger and better in 2019 – HSBC New Zealand Sevens
  • What's on Hamilton – May/June 2018 

  City News - May 2018​​​​​ ​(PDF, 4.35MB)​​​​​​

April 2018


Inside this issue:

  • Anzac Day 2018
  • Preparing Memorial Park for its big day
  • Young people get involved
  • Shining a light on safety
  • Myrtle rust found in Hamilton
  • Cleaning up after the city
  • Fungus released to tackle pest plant in Hamilton
  • Autumn leaf fall pickup
  • Hillcrest High improves safety for students
  • A big truck to get the big jobs done
  • Kids on bikes
  • Rototuna Info day - have your say
  • New roundabout for Queens Ave/Killarney Rd intersection
  • Community views wanted on draft 10-Year Plan
  • Challenge 1: We are borrowing to pay for everyday costs
  • Challenge 2: Deciding where Hamilton's next big housing area will be
  • Challenge 3: Improving Hamilton's transport system
  • Challenge 4: Investing in community infrastructure
  • Lessons in water conservation
  • Kapa haka brings special spirit to Claudelands
  • Entertainment for every taste at Claudelands
  • Gate enhancements kick off super Rugby season
  • Magic hit the training courts for 2018 season
  • Sacha sings with symphony
  • Young performers head to home of the panda

  City News - April 2018​​​​​ ​(PDF, 7.5MB)​​​​​​

March 2018


Inside this issue:

  • Celebrating our parks
  • Be a part of shaping our city's future
  • New Councillor takes his seat
  • Electric vehicles on show in Garden Place display
  • New bulk main pressing ahead
  • Intersection improvements
  • Connecting to the Expressway
  • LEDs light up the city
  • Understanding our waterways
  • Water alerts reduced to Level 1
  • Hamilton's bus network improvements underway
  • Changing Places toilet set to open
  • Dig this - planting for the community
  • Dumped! Parks team want offenders caught
  • Lions economic impact report shows value of major events
  • Work underway at Waterworld, library 
  • Chiefs ready for bumper season
  • Athletics Championships return

  City News - March 2018​​​​​​ ​(PDF, 7.5MB)​​​​​​

February 2018


Inside this issue:

  • Open for business
  • Final stages of the Ring Road connection
  • A novel idea
  • East Ward By-Election
  • New Zealand's only floating steampunk airship has arrived
  • Illegal dumpers ripping off their neighbours
  • Back to school driver safety
  • Waikato Museum exclusive venue for international exhibition
  • Memento of a special find
  • Learning to ride for the first time
  • Click into gear and register for Love Your Bike day
  • Residents urged to be smarter with their parking
  • Adult Rider Training on offer
  • First special shape confirmed for balloon event
  • Furry Valentine's Day
  • Cricket heats up Seddon​ Park
  • Hamilton set to host mix of sport and music

 City News - February 2018​​​​​ ​(PDF, 7.5MB)​​​​​​

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