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28 AUGUST 2009: Hamilton City Council has purchased the Downtown Plaza car park for the strategically important role it will play in the revitalisation of the central city.
27 AUGUST 2009: Hamilton City Council today welcomed a $938 million investment in the region's roads.
27 AUGUST 2009: Forty-three finalists have been selected from amongst 283 entries for the Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Award 2009. Now in its ninth year, the annual award is renowned for the challenging and often controversial entries it attracts – and this year is no exception.
21 AUGUST 2009: The Hamilton Central Business Association has established its executive committee with the aim of further enhancing the commercial, retail and hospitality sectors of the central city.
20 AUGUST 2009: Residents along a section of Lake Domain Drive in Hamilton are currently without water after a water main broke around 3.30pm this afternoon.
20 AUGUST 2009: It is a case of 'the show must go on' at Claudelands, despite construction now currently underway onsite.
19 AUGUST 2009: An exhibition that takes a fresh look at Hamilton's history opens to the public at Waikato Museum this Saturday, 22 August.
17 AUGUST 2009: The Hamilton Central Business Association will take its last formal establishment step this week before taking up its role as the Business Improvement District (BID) for the central city.
17 AUGUST 2009: This is the last week to view the international blockbuster exhibition Da Vinci Machines at Waikato Museum before it leaves Australasia.
17 AUGUST 2009: The hatching of two kea chicks at Hamilton Zoo was caught on camera last Thursday [13 August] as part of a project between the facility and the Kea Conservation Trust.
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.