Community & Environment

Feedback sought on new fenced dog exercise area

Hamilton’s dog owners are being invited to have their say on where Hamilton’s next fenced dog exercise area will be.

As part of its 10-Year Plan decisions in 2018, Hamilton City Council has allocated funding to the construction of a new fenced dog exercise area on a city park.

The Council’s Parks and Recreation Unit staff have identified three parks as suitable for the new for the new fenced dog exercise area.

The parks are:

  • Tauhara Park
  • Resthills Park
  • Innes Common.

The parks all include off-street parking and toilets, and are existing dog exercise areas.

The public engagement on this project has opened, and concludes on 3 April.

Members of the public can provide their feedback via an online portal at

The city’s registered dog owners will receive an invitation – via email or letter – to contribute directly to the selection of this park.

At the conclusion of the public engagement, staff will tabulate the feedback and confirm which park will be developed into a fenced dog exercise area.

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