SkyCity's application for extra pokies has been declined by the Gambling Commission on 4 June 2020 - This is a victory for the voice of the residents of Hamilton. So many organisations and groups submitted their opposition to the Gambling Commission.
After the public hearings which were held in Hamilton and the commission sifting through the arguments, have now ruled that the application did not meet the requirements as set out in the Act.
The applicant may still lodge an appeal.
Cycling advocate Tim Hope cruised on a recumbent cycle - in a laid back position - with flag attached.
But he was seriously injured in a crash with a truck on Ruakura Road in late June, and died in hospital on July 3.
He's being remembered for his passion for cycling and his kindness. Read more here. Do you remember seeing him pedalling around Hamilton?
A home at 10 Thames Street in Claudelands has sold for $780,000. That's well above the median capital value in the suburb of $520,000.
At 213sqm the home is bigger than most homes in the suburb, which has a median size of 150sqm. The sale was finalised on March 31, 2020.
This information is courtesy of homes.co.nz. It becomes available as soon the sale is processed by the local council. This can sometimes take up to three months.
Hamiltonians it's time to share your voice on our Back on Track COVID-19 Response Budget.
Have a read, tell us what you think and help shape your city!