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29 APRIL 2011: More than 1600 submissions have been received for Hamilton City Council’s Proposed 2011/12 Annual Plan.
27 JANUARY 2011: Mayor Julie Hardaker’s concerns over behaviour in Garden Place have prompted her to invite Garden Place business owners to share their ideas and concerns at a forum with NZ Police and Hamilton City Councillors on next Thursday 3 February.
26 APRIL 2011: Wild weather has caused a large number of trees and branches to fall throughout Hamilton today. Hamilton City Council arboriculture staff have been kept busy clearing vulnerable and damaged trees throughout the city as winds reached around 130km per hour.
8 APRIL 2011: Hamilton has become the first city on the international V8 Supercars circuit to have a dedicated iPhone application.
31 MARCH 2011: Extended off-street parking hours, dedicated parking for tourist coaches, and installing a sound system in Garden Place where among a number of positive measures for the central city approved by Hamilton City Council this week.
31 MARCH 2011: Hot demand for tickets to Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) matches in Hamilton has seen an extra 1100 temporary seats approved for Waikato Stadium, resulting in the highest capacity crowds there since the stadium was redeveloped in 2002.
31 MARCH 2011: The arts in Hamilton are set to benefit from significant new funding awarded by Creative New Zealand.
25 MARCH 2011: A number of rarely viewed art pieces will be revealed when the exhibition ‘Friendly: The Friends respond to collection works’ opens at Waikato Museum this evening.
23 MARCH 2011: Hamilton City Council has set up a negotiating team to resolve the outstanding debt issue with the Waikato Rugby Union (WRU).
23 MARCH 2011: Hamilton residents and businesses are urged to switch off for an hour this Saturday [26 March] as the city takes part in the global Earth Hour initiative.
18 MARCH 2011: Hamilton City Council’s Community Development Committee will meet next week to agree the terms on which Council will renegotiate payments of debt from the Waikato Rugby Union.
18 MARCH 2011: Hamilton City Council formally adopted the city’s proposed Annual Plan today, beginning a month-long public consultation period which will run from 21 March to 21 April.
17 MARCH 2011: A memorial service will be held in Hamilton’s Garden Place this Friday from 12.15pm to mark the National Day of Mourning for Christchurch.
15 MARCH 2011: A chimpanzee at Hamilton Zoo passed away after undergoing major surgery yesterday in an attempt to save his life.
11 MARCH 2011: All water restrictions have been lifted in Hamilton and the Waikato District following a sustained decrease in daily water consumption.
11 MARCH 2011: Local Youth Search and Rescue (YSAR) members will be sharing their experiences of assisting in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquake during a presentation in the Hamilton City Council reception lounge this Sunday, 13 March from 7pm-9pm.
10 MARCH 2011: The youngest member of Hamilton Zoo’s Southern white rhinoceros herd turns one year old this Saturday.
8 MARCH 2011: A business help website is to be launched in Hamilton to assist Christchurch businesses who may need urgent short term help.
3 MARCH 2011: Entries are now open for the Bold Horizon National Contemporary Art Award 2011.
3 MARCH 2011: The public are being advised to keep their dogs out of Hamilton Lake (Lake Rotoroa) and avoid all contact with the water due to a potentially toxic bloom of blue-green algae.