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20 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton City Council has been successfully granted a landmark consent which will renew the city's water take for the next 35 years.
19 FEBRUARY 2009: Work for setting in place foundations on Commerce Street, and across the road in the Forlongs Car Park entrance, for the new High Street pedestrian overbridge begins today.
18 FEBRUARY 2009: Restoration work begins this week on the historic land wars vessel which brought the first colonial settlers to Kirikiriroa – the future site of Hamilton – on 24 August 1864.
13 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton Zoo is experiencing its very own 'baby boom' with the births of three capuchin monkeys in the past three weeks, and two more due to be born shortly.
Hamilton City Council will be coordinating a city collection for the victims of the Victorian Bushfire disaster at tomorrow night’s pre-season NRL game between the Vodafone Warriors and Melbourne Storm at Waikato Stadium. All proceeds will go to the Australian Red Cross Victorian Bushfire Appeal.
9 FEBRUARY 2009: Dust off your bike and head into Civic Plaza or the university for a free breakfast on Wednesday 18 February. To finish the day cyclists can participate in the new en masse Pitstop in the Park event.
5 FEBRUARY 2009: The partnership between Hamilton, the Porter family and the Hamilton 400 organisers will continue this year with a repeat of last year's Mark Porter Memorial Dinner.
5 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock will bestow an Honorary Citizenship upon the Mayor of Ieper next Monday [9 February] in recognition for the Belgium city's ongoing generosity in caring for and remembering the large number of New Zealanders who fell in the battles around Ieper in World War One.
3 FEBRUARY 2009: A total ban on domestic sprinklers could in place in Hamilton by the weekend if residents don't take immediate steps to reduce water consumption.
2 FEBRUARY 2009: The newly refurbished Claudelands Grandstand will be officially opened this Wednesday [4 February] – marking the next chapter in the rich history of this historic building.
29 JANUARY 2009: Rising demand for water and fine weather forecasts has seen Hamilton's water alert level raised to alert level 2 today. This change means sprinkler systems are now permitted between 6am-8am and 6pm-8pm on alternate days only. There are no restrictions on commercial/non residential properties at this stage.
29 JANUARY 2009: Hamilton City Council is bringing residents up-to-date with a new strategy outlining the environmental management of the Waikato River for the next 50 years. The strategy is the culmination of a multi-agency project aimed at addressing river instability hazards of which Hamilton City Council was a member.
29 JANUARY 2009: Hamilton’s boundaries are to be extended in the east and north of the city to cope with future expansion as part of an agreement between Hamilton City Council and Waikato District Council.
28 JANUARY 2009: Hamilton City Council has signed off its Proposed 2009-2019 Long Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP) and budget for community consultation. The plan reflects the tight economic environment and incorporates significant spending cuts while ensuring major city infrastructure investments are protected and future growth is catered for.
21 JANUARY 2009: Hamilton's city-wide Environmental Sustainability Strategy will have some heavy weight behind it when it is launched this Thursday. Environment Minister the Honourable Dr Nick Smith will be the keynote speaker as the city reveal's its vision to engage residents and businesses in the changes needed to make Hamilton a sustainable city.
19 JANUARY 2009: As hearings commence today to consider renewal of the city's water take consent Hamilton City Council says the application process has delivered an extremely positive level of co-operation between Council, Environment Waikato and other major water users – one which they say bodes very well for the future health and sustainable management of the Waikato River.
22 DECEMBER 2008: The first stage of the CityHeart revitalisation is set to commence on 7 January with Victoria Street improvements starting between Hood and Collingwood Streets.
22 DECEMBER 2008: Christmas has come early for Hamilton Zoo, with the arrival of two new female chimpanzees.
19 DECEMBER 2008: Hamilton residents are encouraged to share their stories on a new website designed to act as a community 'knowledge basket'.
18 DECEMBER 2008: The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has approved $1,072,500 funding (55% of the $1,950,000 project) for the investigation and design phases of the Access Hamilton, Wairere Drive 4-Laning – Pukete Road to Resolution Drive – project.