Media Enquiries

​​​​​If you’re a media representative seeking information or comment on Hamilton City Council, there are a range of resources and staff available to assist you.​​

Nigel Ward - Communications and Relationships Manager, Three Waters Reform
021 273 4997

  • Government's Three Waters Reform Programme

​​Growth - Simone van Asbeck
027 331 8012

  • Growth related programmes – Peacocke, Rototuna, Ruakura, Rotokauri, Central City
  • ​Building Control
  • City Planning and Planning Guidance 
  • Regional growth initiatives e.g. Futureproof, Hamilton-Waikato Metropolitan Spatial Plan, Hamilton to Auckland Corridor
  • Strategic Growth Committee
  • Infrastructure Funding and Financing
  • Development Contributions and Growth Funding Policies 
  • ​Civil Defence
  • Animal Control
  • City Safe
  • District Licensing Committee
  • Environmental Monitoring 

Infrastructure Operations - Lauradanna Radesic
027 808 8125

  • Water, wastewater and storm water
  • Transport Infrastructure and parking
  • Waste minimisation
  • Infrastructure Operations Committee

Community and Corporate - Dan Silverton
021 056 9810

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Community Facilities - Museum, Zoo, Pools, Libraries, Hamilton Gardens
  • Parks and playgrounds
  • H3 - Council's event venues
  • Customer Support
  • Organisational-wide planning - 10 Year Plan, Annual Plan
  • Organisational-wide reporting - Annual Report, Pre-Election Report
  • Elections
  • Community Committee
  • Digital channels
  • Finance Committee, Audit and Risk committee and Council

Media releases

Our Communication team prepare and distribute media releases to local, regional and national media.

All our media​ re​leases are online and include details for the relevant manager or staff spokesperson.

Recognised media outlets can be added to our media release distribution list. To be included, please contact​

Stay informed – social media

As well as this website, Hamilton City Council are on social media.



Council publications, policies and bylaws

Council produces a range of publications and documents which detail our business, plans and strategies. You can find them on the publications page.

Council is responsible for making and enforcing a range of local bylaws, and also has a number of policies which govern its business and interaction with the city and its community. You can find them listed on the policies and bylaws page.

Agendas and minutes

All our Council and Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes are available on the Agendas and Minutes page.

Some of our Council’s meetings are live-streamed on the internet. You can watch them on the Live Stream Council Meetings page.

Major projects

Hamilton City Council has a number of major projects either currently underway, or recently completed. You can find out about them on the City Projects page.  

Information about Hamilton

Details about Hamilton’s history, culture, economy and relationships with other cities can be found on the About Hamilton page.

If you are looking for information on events and activities in Hamilton, visit​

Page reviewed: 19 Apr 2022 5:04am