6 Sep 2019

Opposition to proposed Hamilton Garden's revamp

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:35 pm on 6 September 2019

The Hamilton Gardens are the most visited tourist attraction in Waikato, and are used to host a yearly arts festival and other events. The Hamilton City Council has plans to revamp the gardens, to make access easier. But not everyone is happy, because it involves turning a popular performance space, the Rhododendron Lawn into a carpark.

Hamish Nathan is the former director of the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival and wants the council to scrap the carpark idea.

Hamilton Gardens Development Plan

Hamlton Gardens Redevelopment Plan - the carpark area in green is currently the Rhododendron Lawn

Hamlton Gardens Redevelopment Plan - the area in green is currently the Rhododenron lawn Photo: Hamilton City Council

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