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2 OCTOBER 2007: Today's launch of the Social Wellbeing Strategy marks a national first as 13 of Hamilton's key social development agencies come together to commit to delivering strong collaborative leadership and working collectively on top priorities to make a real social difference for Hamilton.
27 SEPTEMBER 2007: Heavy mailbags arriving at the electoral office this week indicate a healthy early turnout in voting following the delivery of voting papers to households this week. While the bulging bags are encouraging, statistics show that voter response is slightly down compared to the same period in the 2004 election. On the fourth day of voting 7.2% of voters have returned their papers compared to 8.6% in 2004.
27 SEPTEMBER 2007: Council will be increasing the number of inspections and work it carries out in relation to the issuing of building consents in response to the Department of Building and Housing (DBH) accreditation requirements.
21 SEPTEMBER 2007: The following roads works are scheduled to be undertaken during the week of Monday 24 to Friday 28 September as part of the programme of works preparing the track for the Hamilton 400 V8 Supercars street race to be held in Hamilton 18–20 April 2008.
19 SEPTEMBER 2007: The national Building Bridges to Wellbeing Conference opened today [19 September 2007] at Novotel Tainui, signifying Hamilton's first-time hosting of this biennial conference.
19 SEPTEMBER 2007: Hamilton City Council has been granted a landmark 20-year resource consent for the management and discharge of wastewater at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Pukete.
14 SEPTEMBER 2007: Work has started on the one of the most significant features of the Hamilton V8 street circuit. Pit Lane will cover a 280m long area located on the south side of Mill St between Hinemoa Park and Fraser Tech Rugby Club.
7 SEPTEMBER 2007: Some of Hamilton's older and less able residents are now enjoying a better quality of life thanks to major refurbishments of Hamilton City Council's Graham Street housing complex. The housing upgrade is a joint project between the Council and Housing New Zealand, which will officially be opened onsite by Hamilton Mayor Bob Simcock at 10.30am on September 7.
31 AUGUST 2007: Hamilton City Council has this week euthanized a dog that has been the centre of a six-month dispute regarding registration.
24 AUGUST 2007: The closing of nominations for the 2007 Triennial elections has resulted in a nominee's list that will provide plenty of choice and fodder for public discussion.
17 AUGUST 2007: With only a week to go to for potential candidates to put their hat in the ring for the upcoming Triennial elections, the list of nominees remains alarmingly low.
13 AUGUST 2007: Giant fluffy objects, mounds of antique roses and sounds best left to the adult section of the video shop, are just some of the memorable moments from the 2007 Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Awards. This year's winning piece, drawn from 200 entries and 29 finalists, will be the jewel in the crown of 2007's exhibition, which promises to be just as fresh and innovative as previous years.
2 AUGUST 2007: Hamilton Zoo has welcomed two new ambassadors for the protection and preservation of rainforests – blue and gold macaws, Mactago and Macato.
27 JULY 2007: Hamilton City Council has just awarded a contract to Fulton Hogan for construction of the Wairere Drive extension between Hukanui Road and Tramway Road. The $20m project is the largest Council has ever awarded.
26 JULY 2007: Those who have ever considered a career in local body politics get the opportunity to start the process from tomorrow [Friday, 27 July 2007] when nominations for the Triennial Local Government elections open.
26 JULY 2007: Major works required to prepare the Rostrevor and Tristram Streets roundabout start this week.
6 JULY 2007: A Community Liaison Group has been formed and is now meeting regularly and providing feedback from the Frankton area to Council and the event promoter regarding issues arising from the V8 Supercars event.
28 JUNE 2007: Hamilton City Council's move to reduce the ratepayer subsidy on cemetery burial fees will see a rise of several hundred dollars in fees in the coming year.
27 JUNE 2007: Internationally renowned authority on city futures Charles Landry, will be visiting Hamilton next week. Hamilton City Council has with the support of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, secured Charles Landry's services as a world-class creative thinker and facilitator to assist in the development of Hamilton's Creativity and Identity Strategy.
22 JUNE 2007: Landscape work in preparation for the V8 event begins in earnest this weekend with the removal of trees identified for the development of the area.