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Current vacancies, how to apply, information for recruitment agencies and our Vision.
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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.
16 MAY 2007: Motorists on the Southern Motorway today (16 May) may spot some unusual and heavy cargo as Hamilton Zoo and Auckland Zoo transfer four white rhino between the two facilities – weighing over six tonne between them.
11 MAY 2007: To help residents understand recent property revaluations, and their impact on rates for next year, a rating and property search has been made available online at the Hamilton website www.hamilton.co.nz.
9 MAY 2007: Council is currently considering a suite of hard hitting responses intended to directly reduce the negative impact of 'boy racer' activity on the city's residents and business owners.
8 MAY 2007: At this year's second citizenship ceremony held last night [Monday, 7 May 2007], Hamilton welcomed 300 new citizens.
8 MAY 2007: A 2.9 metre tall soldier statue memorialising the New Zealand Navy, Army and Air Force will be officially presented to the city at Hamilton Park Cemetery's Totara Services lawn this Sunday [13 May] at 10am.
7 MAY 2007: Bus patronage levels in Hamilton are at an all time high with the 2 million journey mark past in March and 2.5 million rides forecast for the full financial year.
4 MAY 2007: Council received a total of 201 submissions to its Proposed 2007/08 Annual Plan, with 58 people requesting to be heard in support of their written submission. The number is very similar to last year’s 10-year proposed long-term plan which received 202 submissions.
4 MAY 2007: Hamilton City Libraries is throwing a pyjama party for children and caregivers from 6.30pm-7.30pm on 10 May as part of the New Zealand Post Book Awards festival which runs from 7-16 May.
2 MAY 2007: The Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Awards are now open – and for the first time, entrants will be able to submit their entry electronically this year.
1 MAY 2007: Council has received a report identifying the cost of compliance to new central Government legislation since 2000 following a resolution by the Finance and Audit committee to identify the real impact of these costs to ratepayers.
26 JANUARY 2007: It’s new, it’s fresh, it’s out now [Tuesday/Wednesday 30/31 January]. The refreshed new look City News has a vibrancy that reflects the heart of Hamilton’s growth and it’s coming of age as an emerging metropolitan centre.
23 APRIL 2007: Hamilton will host a unique ANZAC Day this year as it recreates the famous Belgium Menin Gate ceremony and incorporates the presence of a visiting delegation from Ieper (pronounced ee-per), Belgium.
20 APRIL 2007: Hamilton's ANZAC Day celebrations continue to take shape as the visiting delegation from Ieper, Belgium arrives in the city tomorrow [Saturday, 21 April].
18 APRIL 2007: Two descendants of a local soldier who fell in the Battle of Passchendaele will accompany Hamilton mayor Michael Redman and Mayor of Ieper Luc Dehaene in laying the Civic ANZAC Day wreath at Hamilton's 10am Civic ANZAC Day ceremony.
13 APRIL 2007: At its Council meeting on 11 April, Council resolved to give the new two lane divided road (whose working title was Rototuna Minor Arterial) the official name of Borman Road.
12 APRIL 2007: The first 14 schools in Hamilton to get 40kph zones will be selected as part of the programme to have all primary and intermediate schools in the city with 40kph zones.
12 APRIL 2007: Land Transport New Zealand (LTNZ) has given Hamilton’s local roads a big tick for the quality of roading maintenance.
12 APRIL 2007: Hamilton City Council last night unanimously agreed the appointment of an acting chief executive position, which will follow the departure of current CEO Tony Marryatt on 11 May 2007.
12 APRIL 2007: Hamilton City Councillor Peter Bos (MBE (Mil) ED) was officially awarded two significant honours for his service in East Timor at a private ceremony held at Council yesterday [10 April].
4 APRIL 2007: Waikato Museum is hosting a trio of exhibitions focussed on WW1 in recognition of ANZAC Day on 25 April.