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21 MARCH 2009: Crime, truancy and the environment will be the target for up to 2000 volunteers hitting the streets of Hamilton this weekend for the 2009 Working Bee.
19 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Council is encouraging local food businesses to voluntarily implement Food Control Plans now to gain a 'competitive edge' before an upcoming law change. Already four local businesses have registered Plans – Domaine Restaurant on Victoria Street, Longview Taurima Hostel on Cameron Rd, Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club on Claudelands Rd and Shamiana Cuisines of India at Westfield Chartwell – and several others are close to registration.
19 MARCH 2009: Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock says the city's payment of $6 million into Hamilton Airport as a 50 per cent shareholder is part of supporting a critically important strategic asset.
16 MARCH 2009: Lighting in Hood Street will be turned off for one hour on Saturday, 28 March to mark Earth Hour 2009.
13 MARCH 2009: The second phase of Hamilton's CityHeart project begins soon with construction along Victoria Street between Collingwood and Alma Streets. The revitalisation work requires the closure of the southbound traffic lane until the end of June.
12 MARCH 2009: Rugby New Zealand 2011 announced this afternoon that Hamilton will host three pool games for the Rugby World Cup 2011.
12 MARCH 2009: Keeping in touch with old school friends back in America has led to a visit to Hamilton by current space shuttle pilot Colonel Eric Boe.
12 MARCH 2009: Amongst the 150 army personnel marching in this Saturday's Army Charter Parade through central Hamilton will be Hamilton City Council Community Development Unit Manager Olly Te Ua, who will be departing next month on a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.
10 MARCH 2009: The Da Vinci Machines, an international exhibition that has attracted record visitor numbers at all New Zealand venues in which it has been displayed, opens at Waikato Museum this Saturday [14 March].
9 MARCH 2009: Six armoured light operational vehicles, four Unimog trucks and 150 army personnel will make their way through central Hamilton as part of an Army Charter Parade this Saturday, 14 March.
6 MARCH 2009: Following official due process, a series of four tree removals and four tree plantings will take place in Hinemoa Park from next week. The tree work was a recommendation which came out of last year's Independent Review of the Hamilton 400 and aims to improve visibility at critical areas on the circuit while ensuring the tree removal is mitigated with new plantings.
5 MARCH 2009: The effectiveness of Hamilton Zoo’s emergency procedures was reinforced today when a chimpanzee gained access to a service area connected to the Chimpanzee enclosure.
4 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Libraries is looking for local musicians, bands and performers to showcase as part of its New Zealand Music Month celebrations 'Soundz Like Hamilton'.
4 MARCH 2009: Dinsdale Community Library will be closed for five days later this month while a new circulation counter is installed.
3 MARCH 2009: The Frankton Community Liaison Group will be holding two open days this week for members of the Frankton residential, retail, commercial and business community. The forums are intended for sharing information for discussion of ideas around what it means to host the event in Frankton.
2 MARCH 2009: Hamilton City Council has won silver at the national marketing awards for its strategic planning and vision around the development of the Hamilton brand.
2 MARCH 2009: Top city chefs Graham McFarlane and Bill MacDonald have signed to bring their culinary talents to The Verandah, Hamilton City Council's new event facility situated on the city's lakefront. Both chefs are international culinary judges and between them will they will bring over 50 years of professional culinary experience to developing Hamilton's newest city icon, The Verandah at Hamilton Lake.
27 FEBRUARY 2009: A new lower speed precinct comes into effect on 1 March. The initiative rides on the back of the successful launch in February last year of the 40km/h variable speed zones around 18 Hamilton primary and intermediate schools.
26 FEBRUARY 2009: Hamilton City Council has accepted a recommendation from the Remuneration Authority for an increase in its remuneration pool for elected members.
26 FEBRUARY 2009: Council last night asked its chief executive to continue to gather information on what it might cost ratepayers to keep the Waipa Delta operating on the Waikato River in Hamilton.