Media contacts

Nigel Ward

Communications and Relationships Manager, Three Waters Reform
021 273 4997

  • Government's Three Waters Reform Programme

Simone van Asbeck

027 331 8012

  • ​Growth related programmes – Peacocke, Rototuna, Ruakura, Rotokauri, Central City
  • Building Control
  • ​City Planning and Planning Guidance
  • Regional growth initiatives e.g. Futureproof, Hamilton-Waikato Metropolitan Spatial Plan, Hamilton to
  • Auckland Corridor
  • Strategic Growth Committee
  • Infrastructure Funding and Financing
  • Development Contributions and Growth Funding Policies
  • ​Civil Defence
  • Animal Control
  • City Safe
  • District Licensing Committee
  • Environmental Monitoring

Lauradanna Radesic

Infrastructure Operations
027 808 8125

  • Water, wastewater and storm water
  • Transport Infrastructure and parking
  • Waste minimisation
  • Infrastructure Operations Committee

Dan Silverton

Community and Corporate
021 056 9810

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Community Facilities - Museum, Zoo, Pools, Libraries, Hamilton Gardens
  • Parks and playgrounds
  • H3 - Council's event venues
  • Customer Support
  • Organisational-wide planning - 10 Year Plan, Annual Plan
  • Organisational-wide reporting - Annual Report, Pre-Election Report
  • Elections​
  • Community Committee
  • Digital channels
  • Finance Committee, Audit and Risk committee and Council

Media releases

Our Communication team prepare and distribute media releases to local, regional and national media.

All our media​ re​leases are online and include details for the relevant manager or staff spokesperson.

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Recognised media outlets can be added to our media release distribution list. To be included, please contact​


Council has a number of relationships with cities and entities locally, regionally and internationally for the betterment of Hamilton. 

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Last updated 25 July 2022