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15 FEBRUARY 2008: Hamilton City Councillors are proposing an average rates rise for existing city ratepayers of 5.09 per cent following a meeting this week to consider the 2008/09 Annual Plan.
11 FEBRUARY 2008: Hamilton City Libraries patrons have the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favourite State Northern Knights at several community libraries this week.
11 FEBRUARY 2008: A much-valued member of the Hamilton City Council team recently celebrated the extraordinary achievement of 50 years service to the city.
8 FEBRUARY 2008: Hamilton City Councillors meet next week to consider the Proposed Annual Plan for the 2008/09 financial year with the likelihood that the average rate rise will be below what was forecast in the long-term plan.
5 FEBRUARY 2008: With just over two months to the Hamilton 400 V8 Supercars street race, the race is on to finalise preparations for the track for what will be Hamilton's and the country's largest event and an action-packed weekend.
4 FEBRUARY 2008: Hamilton Zoo has today released a NZ falcon chick at Kakepuku Mountain, celebrating the city's first successful raising of this rare bird of prey.
31 JANUARY 2008: 40km/h variable speed zones have arrived at 18 Hamilton primary and intermediate schools, highlighting another dimension to Council's road safety initiatives as school returns for term one. The 40km/h variable speed zones programme will be launched on Tuesday [5 Feb] at Fairfield Intermediate School by Hamilton mayor Bob Simcock and Minister of Transport Hon. Annette King.
31 JANUARY 2008: Hamilton City Council is introducing a total ban on domestic garden sprinklers until further notice in order to reduce the amount of water being used by the city. It is the first time in more than 20 years such a measure has been taken.
24 JANUARY 2008: Hamilton City Council is hosting another V8 Trader Forum next week. The forums are designed to give Hamilton retailers and hospitality operators the inside track on what to expect of New Zealand's largest annual event.
21 JANUARY 2008: Hamilton is coursing through water at an unprecedented rate, causing concern that a sprinkler ban may need to be put in force.
16 JANUARY 2008: A 38 square metre screen will be set up in Garden Place Hamilton to broadcast the state funeral of Sir Edmund Hillary next Tuesday [22 January 2008].
24 DECEMBER 2007: The Hamilton developer whose excavation work triggered a landslide on Awatere Avenue last year is amongst the first to be prosecuted under the new Building Act.
19 DECEMBER 2007: Artistic will meet arterial as a new piece of public art is set to grace the intersection of Borman Road and Resolution Drive in Hamilton's Growth Node of Rototuna.
13 DECEMBER 2007: The Civic Awards ceremony is held annually near Council's birthday to honour some of the individuals who have contributed to making Hamilton a better place to live.
13 DECEMBER 2007: Hamilton Zoo director Stephen Standley has become a board member of the Australasian Regional Association for Zoological Parks and Aquariums (ARAZPA), indicating the zoo's leadership position in the Australasian region.
7 DECEMBER 2007: A window into the Tangihanga (funeral) for Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu is about to open at Waikato Museum as the exhibition Te Atairangikaahu: The Soaring Hawk of the Dawn launches tomorrow [Saturday, 8 December 2007] with a public opening.
6 DECEMBER 2007: A revised Liquor Control bylaw that introduces a liquor ban to the Te Rapa industrial area was adopted at last night's Council meeting [5 December 2007].
3 DECEMBER 2007: Winners of the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award 2007 were announced this evening, Friday, 30 November at ArtsPost.
30 NOVEMBER 2007: Saturday's unveiling of traditional Maori carvings at Miropiko Reserve will not only recognise the historic significance of the site but also mark the return of what was once a common sight – pou on the Waikato riverside.
29 NOVEMBER 2007: CEO Michael Redman today announced the appointment of Council's Blair Bowcott to the role of Deputy CEO and General Manager of Programme and Finance.