Has Hamilton Gardens become a victim of its own success as more visitors flock to the attraction? Hamilton News looks at an ambitious proposal that could mean major changes for the local icon.

An ambitious plan to develop more themed gardens - including a Persian Garden and an Egyptian Garden at Hamilton Gardens is now open for public consultation.

The draft Hamilton Gardens management plan, approved by Hamilton City Council at a meeting earlier this year, combines the Hamilton Gardens Long Term Plan, developed in 2017, with key operational aspects relating to management of the award-winning visitor destination and public