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Rethinking Hamilton, creatively: How to develop a strategy to transform a city from a cowtown to a wowtown


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Hamilton, New Zealand's 4th largest city, has a long-held reputation for being a cultural desert or "cowtown". That is all rapidly changing as a new strategy developed with the help of local thought-leaders marks an attitudinal change to a city that is vibrant, creative and energetic. However, having developed a new visionary Culture and Identity Strategy, the creative sector's expectations were not being realised so the sector itself imaginatively reengaged the city to deliver, creatively.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Creative City, Place-Making, Transformation, Grassroots, Strategy, Art, Culture, Identity
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Corporate > Centre for Creative Industries
Depositing User: Cheryl Reynolds
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2009 02:30
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 02:15

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