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  • 2024-34 Long-Term Plan 

    Welcome to Hamilton City Council’s 2024-34 Long-Term Plan consultation. We want to hear from you about what’s being proposed for the future Hamilton Kirikiriroa, and what this means for the city’s finances. If you haven't been to hamilton.govt.nz/futurehamilton yet, please make sure you read the information there before you provide your feedback. All supporting documents are attached under the Related section at the bottom of this page. On the following pages are the... More
    Opened 19 March 2024
  • Funding Growth in Hamilton Kirikiriroa

    Development Contributions Policy and Growth Funding Policy 2024 Welcome/Nau mai Hamilton Kirikiriroa is a fantastic river city and one of the fastest growing metros in New Zealand. We are now a city of 185,000 people and, in 10 years, we expect to be home to 215,000 people. This growth will create exciting opportunities for our city but it also presents us with challenges, as we experience increased demand for core services, infrastructure and community facilities. ... More
    Opened 19 March 2024
  • Fitzroy Park Playground refresh

    We're refreshing the playground at Fitzroy Park and we want to hear your thoughts on what you want to see. This refresh is part of our ongoing playground renewals programme. The programme aims to make sure we look after the play spaces we already have so our playgrounds will be in great shape for communities to enjoy in the future. The playground will be refreshed in a like-for-like way, building on what's already there and providing play opportunities... More
    Opened 30 January 2024
  • Te Rapa Sportsdrome proposed reclassification

    Last year we engaged with the community on our proposal to build a new community centre in Ashurst Park. We heard a range of feedback about the location we initially proposed. With this feedback in mind, we now have a new preferred location for the community centre, next to Te Rapa Sportsdrome. We’re proposing to reclassify the section of Ashurst Park, on the northern side of Te Rapa Sportsdrome, from a Recreation Reserve to a Local Purpose (Community Facility) Reserve, under... More
    Opened 24 January 2024
  • Waste Management and Minimisation Strategy Review

    Statement of Proposal Hamilton City Council is seeking feedback on its proposed Waste Management and Minimisation Strategy Te Rautaki Whakataaharahara Para 2024 - 2030 (The Strategy). The proposed Strategy guides Council in managing and minimising waste in Hamilton Kirikiriroa. Councils play an important role in managing and minimising waste in New Zealand. The Waste Minimisation Act 2008 (the Act) places an obligation on all councils to promote effective and efficient waste... More
    Opened 23 January 2024
  • Wellington Street Beach Improvements

    Wellington Street Beach is a taonga (treasure), loved by many in our community. We want this open space to be inclusive, safe, and fun, and meet the needs of our diverse communities.  We’re planning to refresh the green space above the beach, and we want to hear your thoughts.   Our plan is to create a flat space for beachgoers to hang out, complete with shade and a barbecue area. The refreshed space will have improved sightlines from the road to the beach, to make... More
    Opened 21 November 2023
  • Cultural and Recreational Facilities Bylaw

    Hamilton City Council (Council) is seeking feedback on our proposal to revoke the Cultural and Recreational Facilities Bylaw 2012. Summary The Cultural and Recreational Facilities Bylaw was created to minimise offensive behaviour and potential risk to visitors to our Aquatics, Libraries and Museum facilities. We've reviewed the Bylaw and found that our current processes work well to manage offensive and nuisance behaviour at our facilities. We've also identified... More
    Opened 8 November 2023
  • Further submissions to Private Plan Change 15 – Tuumata

    Private Plan Change 15 – Tuumata opened for submissions in April and May this year. A summary of submissions and copies of original submissions were made available in June and July. Further submissions for Private Plan Change 15 reopened on Wednesday 25 October to allow people to submit on an original submission not included in the summary of submissions. Further submissions will remain open until Friday 10 November 2023. Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) has requested a change to... More
    Opened 25 October 2023
  • Water Supply Bylaw review

    As part of the review of the Hamilton Water Supply Bylaw 2013 (the Bylaw), Hamilton City Council (Council) is seeking feedback on the proposal to continue the Bylaw with minor changes: the inclusion of updated legislation, standards, codes and policies the inclusion of a definition of ‘working day’ recognition of Waikato River legislation through the inclusion of Te Ture Whaimana o Te Awa o Waikato - the vision and strategy for the Waikato River - in the introduction... More
    Opened 3 October 2023
  • Wake Park Playground refresh

    We want to know what you want to see at Wake Park! We’re shaping a fun city by providing playgrounds across Hamilton Kirikiriroa that are vibrant, social, creative spaces for everyone to play together. We're refreshing the playground at Wake Park and we’re keen to hear your thoughts within our renewal guidelines. The playground currently has coach themed play equipment including a swing set and a slide that was installed in 1981. The new playground will be more up to... More
    Opened 19 September 2023
  • Rototuna Park Playground refresh

    We want to know what you want to see at Rototuna Park! We’re shaping a fun city, by providing playgrounds across Hamilton Kirikiriroa that are vibrant, social, creative spaces for everyone to play together. We're refreshing the playground at Rototuna Park and we’re keen to hear your thoughts within our renewal guidelines. The current playground is a basic modular unit that was installed in 2005 with swings and a slide. The new playground will be more up to date and... More
    Opened 19 September 2023
  • Chedworth Park Playground refresh

    We want to know what you want to see at Chedworth Park! We’re shaping a fun city, by providing playgrounds across Hamilton Kirikiriroa that are vibrant, social, creative spaces for everyone to play together . We're refreshing the playground at Chedworth Park and we’re keen to hear your thoughts within our renewal guidelines. T he current playground has a basic modular unit that was installed in 2011 and a swing set and seesaw that was installed in... More
    Opened 19 September 2023
  • Open Space Provision Policy Review 2023

    Hamilton City Council (Council) is seeking feedback on a proposal to update the Open Space Provision Policy 2018. Summary of information The current Open Space Provision Policy was adopted on 26 June 2018. This policy provides guidance to Council for the provision of public open space in Hamilton Kirikiriroa. The purpose and scope of this policy is to guide: Council in strategic planning and investment decisions on open space provision. Council in its decision-making... More
    Opened 5 September 2023
  • Hamilton City Cemeteries and Crematorium Bylaw review 2023

    Hamilton City Council (Council) is seeking feedback on the review of the Cemeteries and Crematorium Bylaw 2012 to meet the requirements of the Local Government Act 2002. The purpose of Hamilton City Cemeteries and Crematorium Bylaw 2012 is to set rules to support the management and maintenance of our three cemeteries and crematorium – Hamilton East Cemetery, Hamilton West Cemetery and Hamilton Park Cemetery (Newstead). The Council is seeking feedback on the proposal to make some... More
    Opened 23 August 2023
  • Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy and TAB Venues Policy

    Hamilton City Council wants to know your thoughts on the Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy and the TAB Venues Policy. Why are we doing this? As a council, we’re required to have policies in place around gambling in Hamilton Kirikiriroa. We need to review the policies every three years. These are: Class 4 Gambling Venues Policy (required by Gambling Act 2003) This policy outlines the rules and restrictions for venues with gambling machines in Hamilton Kirikiriroa. The... More
    Opened 13 July 2023
  • Proposed partial reclassification of Ashurst Park

    We’re asking for your feedback on the proposed reclassification of a section of Ashurst Park, which would allow us to build a new community facility that would be leased to Pukete Neighbourhood House. About the proposal We’re proposing to reclassify the section of Ashurst Park at the entrance from Ashurst Avenue, from Recreation Reserve to Local Purpose (Community Facility) Reserve, under Section 24 of the Reserves Act 1977. If approved, this reclassification will enable... More
    Opened 21 June 2023
  • Private Plan Change 15 – Tuumata: further submissions

    Private Plan Change 15 – Tuumata was open for submissions in April/May this year. A summary of submissions and copies of original submissions were made available on 12 June 2023 and you can make a further submission. We've since added three original submissions that were not included in the summary of submissions document. To allow you time to review these original submissions and to make a further submission, we've extended the submission period to 10 July 2023. Tainui Group... More
    Opened 12 June 2023
  • Speed Management Plan review 2023

    Hamilton City Council is seeking feedback on a proposal to make changes to the Hamilton Speed Management Plan to plan for the 2024-34 Long Term Plan and comply with recent legislative changes including new national 'certification' process. Why are we doing this? Council regularly reviews and refreshes their Hamilton Speed Management Plan so it reflects current information, community views and is compliant with any new requirements when they come into place. The plan takes a... More
    Opened 7 June 2023
  • Proposed Safer Speed Area – Mears Road area (St Andrews)

    As part of our ongoing focus to make our streets safer for everyone, we’re proposing to change the speed limit from 50kph to 40kph on all residential streets within the Mears Road area (in St Andrews). This area is indicated on the map above. We would like to understand if there are any road safety concerns that you have related to this area to ensure that any changes made will help to address these. A copy of the Hamilton Speed Management Plan can be viewed at... More
    Opened 23 May 2023
  • Hayes Paddock neighbourhood changes

    Tell us what to do … Exciting changes are coming to the intersection of Jellicoe Drive and Plunket Terrace to make this a safer and more accessible neighbourhood for everyone. These changes will enhance Hayes Paddock’s reputation as Hamilton’s best walkable and recreational neighbourhood destination. Change one = road layouts Change two = new community space More
    Opened 16 May 2023
  • Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy Review

    Hamilton City Council (Council) has reviewed its Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy and is recommending minor changes to the policy. We want your feedback on the proposed changes. Why are we doing this? The policy was first adopted in 2018 in consultation with the community and sets out the approach we will take to identify and deal with dangerous and insanitary buildings. The policy is focused on ensuring people can live and work in buildings without compromising their... More
    Opened 15 May 2023
  • Fairfield Skate Park Renewal

    We’re upgrading the skatepark in Fairfield Park and want your thoughts and ideas! Please fill out the survey, on the next pages, and let us know what you think works well and what you want to see changed or updated You can also drop in to our info day and share your thoughts in person! Have a chat with our team and tell us your top three things you want to see at the park. When: Sunday 21 May 2023 Time: midday until 2pm Where: Te Whare o Te Ata –... More
    Opened 8 May 2023
  • Bolmuir Park/Forest Lake School Playground Renewal

    Bolmuir Park playground is being renewed as part of Council's 2021-2028 Long-Term Plan, and we want to hear your thoughts and feedback on the concept design. Council has been working with Forest Lake School, a neighbour of the park, who have been fundraising to upgrade the playground at their school. Because these playgrounds are close together, we had the unique opportunity to partner up and deliver a shared playground that can be used by the school and the local community. We've... More
    Opened 20 April 2023
  • Private Plan Change 15 – Tuumata

    Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) has requested a change to Hamilton’s District Plan to rezone about 68ha in the Ruakura Structure Plan to allow for housing. Plans have been made for about 1200 homes and will enable a range of home designs and pricing. More than a third of the 68ha site will be set aside as wetlands and swales to manage stormwater. Provision has also been made for a shopping centre, a supermarket and a primary school is proposed in the future. The Tuumata block is... More
    Opened 18 April 2023
  • Private Plan Change 13 – Te Rapa Racecourse: further submissions

    Private Plan Change 13 – Te Rapa Racecourse was open for submissions in February and March this year. A summary of submissions and copies of original submissions are now available and you can make a further submission. (Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to Related heading to view these documents.) Waikato Racing Club Incorporated have requested a change to Hamilton’s District Plan to rezone around 6ha of the Te Rapa Racecourse to allow for housing. The land is no longer... More
    Opened 13 April 2023
  • 2023-24 Annual Plan

    Hamilton City Council's 2023-24 Annual Plan is the budget and work programme for Year Three of the 2021-31 Long-Term Plan. The Annual Plan looks at how we can deliver and fund what we said we'd do in the upcoming financial year in the Long-Term Plan. It's also a chance for us to check to see if there are any changes we need to make to address the impact of the economic pressures. We’re facing significant cost increases across the board primarily as a result of rising... More
    Opened 6 April 2023
  • 2023 Parks and Open Spaces survey

    Welcome to Council’s Parks and Open Spaces Survey of 2023! We want to know what you think about Hamilton’s parks and open spaces – your likes, dislikes, and what you want to see in future. Our parks and open spaces are special pockets of the city that allows us to explore, get creative with play, be active, and escape into nature. They’re also important to our ecology, providing a home for our native plants and animals. Parks and Open Spaces can generally be split... More
    Opened 4 March 2023
  • Private Plan Change 13 – Te Rapa Racecourse 

    Waikato Racing Club Incorporated have requested a change to Hamilton’s District Plan to rezone around 6ha of the Te Rapa Racecourse to allow for housing. The land is no longer required to operate the Club and provides an opportunity to contribute more housing to the city. The key changes include: Changing the zone from Major Facilities to Medium Density Residential to allow for a mix of housing. Change the zone from Major Facilties to Industrial for 1100m2 along Te Rapa... More
    Opened 15 February 2023
  • Trade Waste and Wastewater Bylaw review

    As part of the review of the Hamilton City Council Trade Waste and Wastewater Bylaw 2016 (the Bylaw), Hamilton City Council (Council) is seeking feedback on the proposal to continue the bylaw with minor changes: the inclusion of the Te Raa Aro ki a Matariki (Matariki Observed) as a public holiday the correction of two outdated references made to the Local Government Act 2002, and the Land Transfer Act 1952 section 10 was amended in 2019 to change the... More
    Opened 17 January 2023
  • Further submissions to Plan Change 12 - Enabling Housing Supply

    We’re making some changes to Hamilton’s District Plan, the ‘rule book’ that guides development in our city. These changes will provide for more housing, and higher density housing, across the city. Plan Change 12 – Enabling Housing Supply was open for submissions in August and September. A summary of original submissions and copies of original submissions are now available and you can make a further submission. Learn more about Plan Change 12 at ... More
    Opened 28 November 2022
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