Posts Tagged ‘ Hamilton city council ’

Traffic lights turned on at Gordonton Rd trouble spot

Apr 16th, 2019 | By
Thomas Rd intersection

New traffic lights at one of Hamilton’s busiest intersections have been switched on.  Hamilton City Council staff and councillors believe the lights will mitigate safety and congestion issues at the site. The Thomas Rd/Gordonton Rd intersection has been undergoing upgrade work since late last year and the new lights were activated on Wednesday. The intersection

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Cheap deal has big cost

Aug 21st, 2018 | By
library books on shelf

The Waikato District Council wanted a cheaper deal for access to Hamilton city libraries, a move that axed the long running deal and caused an outcry.

District Council chief executive Gavin Ion told our sister site Tamahere Forum the Hamilton City Council didn’t agree with the proposed fee cut “so the negotiations ended unsuccessfully.”

But one city councillor maintains the district has ditched a good deal which was being subsidised by the city.

Solutions sought for dangerous intersection

Oct 30th, 2017 | By
Dangerous interection

  Lights or a roundabout for the dangerous Gordonton/Thomas Rd intersection were discussed at Hamilton City Council’s Growth and Infrastructure meeting last week. But city infrastructure general manager Chris Allen said it could take a year before they were ‘ready to go’, reports the Waikato Times. In the meantime, other options including temporary traffic signals

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Scammers about

Jul 25th, 2013 | By

A group of ‘arborists’ is operating in Hamilton, saying they work for Hamilton City Council. They have also been active in Tamahere, offering tree trimming and similar services. “On occasions these approaches have not gone well,” a police spokesman said. “At a later time or date there have then been burglaries or thefts in the

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