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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.
24 OCTOBER 2008: Award-winning New Zealand author Dame Fiona Kidman will be holding a public talk at Hamilton Central Library next Thursday [30 October] at 12.30pm.
21 OCTOBER 2008: The Hamilton Zoo reptile house was broken into last Friday night [17 October] at some stage between 5.30pm and 8am the following morning.
17 OCTOBER 2008: Hamilton City Libraries' world language collection is about to receive a boost thanks to the generosity of the city's international students.
13 OCTOBER 2008: Taking the stage Friday night at the Clarence Street Theatre, Elemeno P frontman Dave Gibson said that for him nights like the Hamilton youth awards was what it was all about. 33 exceptional young people were up for awards for everything from community involvement to innovative ideas, music, culture, arts and overcoming adversity. Gibson kept his promise, at the close of the night the band inviting some 100 youth fans, award winners and their friends onstage to celebrate the end of Recognyz 08, the Hamilton youth Awards, in rockstar fashion.
10 OCTOBER 2008: It will be a celebration of Hamilton youth at its best tonight during Recognyz 08, the Hamilton Youth Awards.
9 OCTOBER 2008: Dame Cheryll Sotheran DNZM has been named as Chair of the Board of the country’s first dedicated creative industries business incubator, SODA Inc.
9 OCTOBER 2008: Wintec and Hamilton City Council yesterday jointly announced the official establishment of SODA Inc., the city’s new creative industries business incubator that’s aimed at encouraging and enabling economically successful businesses within the creative industries sector to thrive in Hamilton.
2 OCTOBER 2008: An exhibition that celebrates 150 years of the Kingitanga movement in the Waikato opens at Waikato Museum this Saturday [4 October].
2 OCTOBER 2008: Preparation for another stage of the CityHeart revitalisation is about to get underway with the traffic calming trial on Victoria Street. The purpose of the trial is to assess options that will achieve a safer environment for pedestrians and to encourage traffic that is simply passing though, to take alternative routes.
29 SEPTEMBER 2008: A report concerning a number of Hamilton's key growth issues was considered at an extraordinary Meeting of Council on 26 September. The issues are expected to form the strategic direction for the proposed Hamilton Urban Growth Strategy (HUGS) when public consultation commences in 2 weeks time.
29 SEPTEMBER 2008: Chart toppers and home-grown favourites Elemeno P have been announced as headliners for Recognyz 08, the Hamilton Youth Awards held on 10 October at the Clarence Street Theatre. The band will take the stage with a number of the city's acclaimed young performers as they celebrate Hamilton youth at its best. The night's line up will include performances by talented Rockquest finalists Jimmy and The Evergreens and a set from hip hop dance world champions Fusion.