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JULY/AUGUST 2017 VOLUME 25: ISSUE 7 WWW.WBN.CO.NZ FACEBOOK.COM/WAIKATOBUSINESSNEWS hamilton on Photo: Hamilton City Council. the move Each week 85 people move to Hamilton. With the huge Peacocke housing development planned to the south, construction of Ruakura Inland Port to the east, and a $60 million regional theatre planned, Hamilton is seeing massive growth. By GEOFF TAYLOR July was a mammoth month for Hamilton. A Government announcement that it had accepted Hamilton City Council’s application for a $272 million interest free 10- year loan to begin building the Peacocke subdivision was followed days later by an announcement of a Victoria St river location for the proposed $60 million regional theatre project. In recent months Tainui Group Holdings announced that it has begun earthworks and found a port partner for its huge $3 billion inland port at Ruakura. The growth these projects will bring is physical and real – Peacocke subdivision adds 720 Continued on page 3 Prime Minister Bill English and Hamilton Mayor Andrew King at July’s announcement of the Peacocke housing loan, the Ruakura Inland Port and the site for the new regional theatre.
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