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22 days ago

What's On: St Andrew's Artisan Market

Butch from Hamilton East

A market of about 40 vendors with indoor and outdoor stalls. Parking on site and at Sonning Carpark (250m). Kirk Café will be open.
St Andrew's Artisan Market
  • St Andrew's Presbyterian Church grounds
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2 hours ago

A new way to live

Ryman Healthcare Limited

It’s a time for fine-tuning your skills and pushing the boundaries, catching up with your mates and heading off on new adventures at the drop of a hat! No, we’re not talking about your 20s, we’re talking about your retirement.

Ross’ retirement saw the beginning of his musical journey where his passion quickly evolved from making music, to crafting guitars. It all started when Ross and some mates joined a music group where the camaraderie and togetherness were just as important as the music.

Living in a Ryman village, Ross can continue living life to the full in his retirement because they are places where you don’t retire from life, you find a new way to live .
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19 hours ago

We Say/You Say: MMP

Thomas Campbell Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hi Hamilton,

Would you support the introduction of MMP to local body elections?

A former Labour minister has called on the government to implement MMP as the voting system for local body elections in a bid to 'fix' local government.

Peter Neilson, an economist, is a former Labour MP for Miramar, a Minister of Revenue, Works and Associate Minister of Finance. Neilson explains how MMP could have a positive impact on civic participation after data from Internal Affairs showed a decline in voter turnout.

Around four out of 10 New Zealanders on the electoral role turned out to vote in the last set of local elections. In comparison, around seven or eight out 10 voted in the general election last year.

Share your thoughts below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comment featured in the Hamilton Press.

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1 day ago

Ease into the Awatere Village lifestyle.

Oceania Healthcare

Awatere Village is excited to welcome you to join our close-knit community with the construction of brand-new apartments due for completion in May 2022.

Along with the new apartments, our brand new community centre is in the works to cater to your full and active lifestyle. Order a barista-made coffee in the café, meet neighbours at the bowling green, and get in a workout at the gym, all in one morning. And if your afternoon is wide open, how about catching a movie in the cinema, finding your latest page-turner in the library, or getting creative in the crafts room.

Situated at 1350 Victoria Street, Beerescourt, our handy Hamilton location couldn’t be better.

To find out more, just get in touch with Raewyn on 0800 333 688.
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