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8 DECEMBER 2008: Forty-eight finalists from throughout New Zealand have been selected from 90 entrants for the Waiclay National Ceramics Award 2008. The finalists' entries will go on display at Waikato Museum this week as part of an exhibition also featuring work by some of the country's most well known ceramic artists.
5 DECEMBER 2008: An exhibition providing an insight into the lives of refugees will open at Waikato Museum next Wednesday [10 December] at 10am – coinciding with celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
3 DECEMBER 2008: Hamilton’s new central city Christmas tree is nearing completion with lights and decoration on track to be completed this weekend.
3 DECEMBER 2008: Council is trialling a street closure for Hood and part of Alexandra streets over the next six months. The trial involves installing retractable bollard fittings in the roadway that will recess underground when not in use.
2 DECEMBER 2008: A record number of candidates will vie for election this Friday 5 December, as Hamilton's Council of Elders holds its annual election for the first time in five years.
1 DECEMBER 2008: Some of New Zealand's most distinguished dignitaries will join Hamilton City Council and the Te Parapara Garden Trust on 2 December as they unveil a significant development in the creation of Te Parapara at Hamilton Gardens.
1 DECEMBER 2008: A life-size caravan made entirely from Huntly Brick will be installed outside the Waikato Museum this Thursday [4 December].
1 DECEMBER 2008: High water consumption over the weekend has seen Hamilton reach water alert level 1 – meaning domestic sprinkler systems will now be permitted between 6am-8am and 6pm-8pm only.
28 NOVEMBER 2008: Waikato Stadium is set to showcase as many as nine of New Zealand's World Cup-winning players plus head coach Stephen Kearney when the Vodafone Warriors and the Melbourne Storm clash in a National Rugby League preseason trial in Hamilton on February 12 next year.
28 NOVEMBER 2008: New water alert levels will come into effect in Hamilton next week, as part of a regional collaborative effort aimed at promoting proactive water conservation.
26 NOVEMBER 2008: An exhibition allowing an insight into the collection of one of the most passionate and dedicated art collectors in the Waikato opens at Waikato Museum this Saturday [29 November].
26 NOVEMBER 2008: Following a call for Expressions of Interest earlier this year, Hamilton City Council's Public Art Committee has chosen a dynamic and interactive work, Passing Red, by nationally-acclaimed, local artist Gaye Jurisich, to become the city's newest piece of public art.
24 NOVEMBER 2008: Hamilton City Council has applied for resource consent to build a 5000-capacity indoor arena at Claudelands Events Centre.
24 NOVEMBER 2008: Hamilton City Council has bestowed its highest honours on two of the Waikato's most well-known businessmen and community leaders, brothers John and Bill Gallagher.
10 NOVEMBER 2008: Hamilton's kerbside meter parking in the central city is to be free of charge on Saturdays on a trial basis until early next year.
31 OCTOBER 2008: Fifty-seven Hamilton food businesses received Excellence Awards during the 2008 Hamilton Food Safety Awards this morning.
30 OCTOBER 2008: Midweek is delicious in the City Heart. From today (30 October) the Hamilton Farmers' Market is now open 3-6.30pm Thursdays at a fantastic new Civic Square location.
28 OCTOBER 2008: The first of three public information meetings regarding the proposed Hamilton Urban Growth Strategy is to take place tomorrow evening.
24 OCTOBER 2008: Hamilton Zoo is delighted at the recovery of two Madagascan day geckos that were stolen from the facility last Friday night [17 October].
24 OCTOBER 2008: If you go down to Elliott Park this Halloween, you are sure for a big surprise – with thousands of people expected to turn out there for Treats in the Park on Friday, 31 October from 3.15pm-8.15pm.