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Build Hamilton, PIM applications, earthquake register and more building information.
Arts events, public & performing art, artist support, Arts Agenda and more.
Community development funding, support, advisory services, profiles, bookable facilities and more.
Current vacancies, how to apply, information for recruitment agencies and our Vision.
Have your say, Community Outcomes, Council submissions, public notices and more.
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.
4 AUGUST 2008: A Charitable Trust has been established in partnership with Hamilton City Council to encourage the gifting of art and artefacts, ensure steady growth in the assets of the Waikato Museum collection and retain significant cultural capital in the district.
1 AUGUST 2008: A familiar group of pine trees at Hamilton Gardens will be removed this month after they were identified as being a potential safety hazard.
31 JULY 2008: Heavy rainfall overnight has put continued pressure on the city's storm and wastewater network today.
31 JULY 2008: As a result of continued heavy rain overnight the Waikato River has reached the 15m level in the city.
30 JULY 2008: Unusually high levels of rainfall in the past 48 hours which have been exacerbated by an intense storm overnight have caused significant volumes of water to enter Hamilton's storm and wastewater network today. Hamilton received 26 mm of rain in the last 12 hours.
30 JULY 2008: A significant piece of land earmarked for city growth has been purchased by Council. 17 hectares of farmland situated northeast of the city has been identified for potential future urban development and is the site of the proposed new Rototuna town centre.
29 JULY 2008: Hamilton City Council receives an award for its action on climate change.
24 JULY 2008: Today [Thursday 24 July] at an extraordinary meeting of the City Development Committee in a unanimous decision identified Hayes Paddock as a heritage precinct overlay in the District Plan for the city. The decision will go to the full Council meeting (13 August) for ratifying.
24 JULY 2008: There's a fishy adventure kicking off from Hukanui Primary School this Friday 25 July.
23 JULY 2008: The first report resulting from the review of the Hamilton 400 V8 event says all critical resource consent conditions were met and concludes that the maximum number of people attending the event next year may increase.
21 JULY 2008: Waikato Museum visitors are invited to experience the Waikato River as a thriving nightlife scene as another segment of the Mighty River Waikato: from Hinaki to Hydropower exhibition will be launched on 25 July 08.
30 JUNE 2008: 0800 TAGBUSTERS - Hamilton City Council's new tagging hotline goes live to the public today. If they see graffiti anywhere in the city, members of the public can now call 0800 TAG BUSTERS to report it, remove it and stop it.
24 JUNE 2008: A unique initiative designed to deliver a safer, more consistent and vibrant entertainment industry for the city will be unveiled today. The launch of the Hamilton Alcohol Accord is the product of a unique collaborative project between the city's liquor licensees, The Police, Health Waikato and Council.
23 JUNE 2008: Hamiltonians won't have to wait long to enjoy The Verandah, Hamilton Lake's new lakefront café and event facility. Demolition of the existing lake kiosk began on June 12 and, following an official tendering process, Hamilton City Council today awarded the $1,923,000 contract to construct The Verandah to Foster Construction.
19 JUNE 2008: Volunteering Waikato were today announced as the inaugural recipient of the $15,000 Community Media Grant. It's an apt reward, smack right in the middle of national Volunteering Awareness Week, for their work raising volunteer help for over a hundred community organisations in Hamilton each year.
19 JUNE 2008: Hamilton Zoo is doing its bit to protect a ‘vulnerable’ species of frog, as a national public awareness and fundraising campaign is being launched this week to help address amphibian extinctions.
12 JUNE 2008: Can the children at your school swim? Would the children at your school survive?
11 JUNE 2008: Annual plan meetings for 08/09 held this week saw important progression of the next phase of the CityHeart project including a decision to cease any further investigation of a lane though the northern end of Garden Place.
11 JUNE 2008: A strong deterrent for illegally parking in spaces allocated to those displaying a Mobility Parking Permit will be introduced from 26 June.
9 JUNE 2008: Hamilton City Council has completed its final budget meeting for the 2008/2009 financial year and has confirmed an average rate rise to existing ratepayers of 5.29%, being lower than the 6.56% rise forecasted in the 2006-16 Long Term Plan.