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Hamilton Gardens is one of our city’s biggest success stories - read about what's coming next.
Hamiltonians are passionate about the Waikato River – read about what's planned for its future.
6 AUGUST 2009: Hamilton residents will have a chance to 'escape into another world' next week as part of Library Week 2009. A national event that has been held for more than 35 years, Library Week helps to raise the profile of libraries and celebrate the key role they play in our communities.
31 JULY 2009: Hamilton City Council has been given an internationally recognised credit rating of AA- by Fitch Ratings, one of the top three credit rating agencies in the world.
31 JULY 2009: Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock has come out in support of local government amalgamation, but not the model proposed by former Mayor Margaret Evans.
31 JULY 2009: Nominations are now open for Hamilton's Recognyz Youth Awards '09. The annual awards, which were first held in 2003, are open to all young people aged 12-24 who reside in Hamilton.
29 JULY 2009: Results from Hamilton City Council's most recent Residents Survey show that 85% of city residents think a Hamilton to Auckland Passenger Rail Service would be a good idea with over 43% stating that they would use services if they were restarted.
28 JULY 2009: Hamilton City Council is concerned that a proposed law change which would see heavier vehicles allowed on Hamilton roads without a permit could compromise road safety, causing more accidents and more damage to roads in what is already, per capita, New Zealand's most trafficked region.
24 JULY 2009: New Zealand's first pair of endangered fishing cats has taken up residence at Hamilton Zoo.
14 JULY 2009: Lifeline Waikato were today announced as the second-ever recipient of the Community Media Grant. It is an apt decision which continues the Community Media Grant's year-one tradition of helping helpers and bridging the marketing and promotional funds gap in the not-for-profit sector by providing $15,000 worth of campaign planning, graphic design, advertising and editorial to one deserving community organisation in Hamilton each year.
14 JULY 2009: Hamilton's newest piece of public art will be unveiled next Tuesday 21 July. Passing Red is a dynamic and interactive work by nationally-acclaimed, local artist Gaye Jurisich which sits along the full length of the Hamilton 400 V8 Supercars pit lane on Mill Street as part of the Landscape Mitigation Plan.
10 JULY 2009: Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock says he is asking Council staff to withdraw infringement notices issued to people who occupied roofs in an unsafe manner during the V8 supercar event in the city this year.
7 JULY 2009: Hamilton City Council welcomes another great mind to the city on Thursday 9 July. World-renowned city development specialist David Engwicht will be the third speaker in Council's free public series Shaping Hamilton.
3 JULY 2009: Foster Construction Ltd has been awarded the main contract for construction of Claudelands Arena.
3 JULY 2009: Hamilton Zoo has welcomed a new addition to its zebra herd, with the recent birth of a female foal.
2 JULY 2009: Hamilton City Council is urging Hamiltonians to do their bit to help the city to 'Breathe Easy' following the announcement that Hamilton has exceeded the National Environmental Standard for Air Quality (NESAQ) for the month of June.
1 JULY 2009: A siamang couple will live out their retirement years at Hamilton Zoo, after relocating to the facility from Auckland Zoo today.
26 JUNE 2009: Council has decided to retain its existing Prostitution Bylaw largely unchanged after undertaking a review required of Council under section 158 of the Local Government Act 2002.
22 JUNE 2009: Protection of the historically significant vessel the PS Rangiriri received a boost today as the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board announced a $181,000 grant towards the project.
12 JUNE 2009: Hamilton City Council achieved an overall 99 per cent efficiency rating for processing resource consent applications in the Ministry for the Environment’s latest two-yearly survey.
12 JUNE 2009: Hamilton City Council and the Brian Perry Charitable Trust are partnering in a strategic land agreement which will ultimately see better access to the Waikato River from the southern end of Victoria Street.
10 JUNE 2009: The Bader community are set to take matters into their own hands this weekend (13-14 June) as they stage a community clean up in partnership with Hamilton City Council, Te Whare Kokonga, Housing New Zealand, New Zealand Police and Work and Income.