Hamilton is up against current title holder Whanganui for this year’s most beautiful city award. The city has been the butt of jokes for years, but now boasts new laneways, public spaces that give access to and face the river, and plans for a theatre by 2022.
So you tell us - is Hamilton New Zealand's most beautiful city?
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50.3% Yes, Hamilton has really turned itself around.50.3% Complete
49.7% No, Whanganui should be voted most beautiful city again this year.49.7% Complete
“Open day” sessions in November!
1st 3 Sunday afternoons in Nov (01 Nov, 08 Nov, 15 Nov). 2pm – 6pm.
1st 3 Monday evenings in Nov (02 Nov, 09 Nov, 16 Nov). 4pm – 7pm.
In all cases, visitors can arrive at whatever time suits them and stay as long as they like (to the end time)
Kahutia Bowling Club
We know it's our first long weekend since June and many of us are itching to hit the roads, but there's no need to rush. Make sure to slow down, buckle up and have a plan so that you can arrive safely to wherever you're going. 💖
If you're getting behind the wheel:
🌧 Drive to conditions
↔️ Keep a safe following distance
😇 Be patient with other drivers
☕️ Take regular breaks to stay alert
⌚️ Allow plenty of time
👉 Use that indicator!
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In this week’s issue we say growing organic tomatoes is easier than you think. We list more crops to plant on Labour Weekend and give tips for bigger and better tulips next year. Learn the right way to harvest herbs and enlist predatory insects to eat up aphid pests.
Build a foldable climbing frame for upwardly mobile crops plus go in the draw for vouchers from Awapuni Nurseries and a vege grower’s hamper from Yates.
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