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Tuia commemorations in Mercury Bay coming into place

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:11 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The arrangement for next year’s 250th anniversary of explorer James Cook's arrival in New Zealand, called “Tuia Encounters 250,” is gaining momentum with the hope everyone takes part in the national commemorations. More >>

$2M boost to our visitor facilities

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 11:45 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Coromandel visitor hotspots have received a much-needed funding boost from the Government’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund. More >>

Chorus completes Ultra-Fast Broadband build in Thames

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 5:19 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The roll-out of Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to Thames is now complete and more than 20 percent of the 3000 premises able to connect to the new Chorus network have already done so. More >>

Lead the way - Spring dog control campaign

Monday, 3 September 2018, 5:14 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

On the Coromandel we are lucky to be able to take our best canine buddies almost anywhere, whether it's down to the beach or for a stroll into town for a bite to eat. What you might not realise is that you need to have your dog on lead in most ... More >>

Ngati Huarere places Rahui on Motutere (Castle Rock)

Monday, 3 September 2018, 12:37 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Ngati Huarere have implemented a rahui (a temporary ritual prohibition) on their maunga Motutere, also know as Castle Rock, until further notice following the deaths of two people in recent months. More >>

Sport Waikato District Sports Awards 2018 nominations open

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 4:02 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

It’s time to acknowledge 2018 sporting excellence in the Waikato region by nominating your sports people and sports supporters. More >>

Strong exports boost Thames-Coromandel GDP

Monday, 27 August 2018, 2:03 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our economy in Thames-Coromandel continues to expand, buoyed by strong prices for export goods such as dairy and wood, and more opportunities to work. More >>

Find out what an Impact Hub can do in the Coromandel

Friday, 17 August 2018, 5:23 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Wintec and Trust Waikato will be hosting a group of global Impact Hub delegates next week in our district. More >>

Local councils hope to get a thing going on with Mr Jones

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 3:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

"As a long-time fan of Mr Jones, meaning Regional Economic Development Minister Hon Shane Jones, we were all delighted with his recent visit to the Thames-Coromandel, Hauraki and Matamata-Piako districts," says TCDC Mayor Sandra Goudie. More >>

Hyundai NZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 10:34 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A sixty-car field, including World Rally Championship star Hayden Paddon, is expected for the fifth round of the New Zealand Rally Championship this weekend around Whitianga and north of Coromandel Town. More >>

Heavy rain and severe wind watch issued for the Coromandel

Monday, 13 August 2018, 5:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

From this evening, 11:00pm, until approximately 5:00am tomorrow, expect a brief period of heavy rain and possible squally thunderstorms force for much of the region, but particularly the Coromandel as described by the MetService weather watch. More >>

Earthquakes and Priority Routes

Friday, 10 August 2018, 2:51 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The legislation for identifying and managing earthquake-prone buildings has changed nationally, which means there are now set timeframes to identify and upgrade buildings which are earthquake-prone. More >>

TCDC: Proposed Alcohol Control Bylaw - consultation

Monday, 30 July 2018, 12:10 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Today is the last chance to give our Council your thoughts on our proposed Alcohol Control Bylaw. The submission deadline is 4pm Monday 30 July. More >>

Coromandel Food Collective open for business

Friday, 27 July 2018, 1:42 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Coromandel Food Collective is open for business at the Auckland Food Show , showcasing the quality and diversity of artisan food products made right here on the Coromandel. More >>

TCDC: Roading and walking tracks update 27 July

Friday, 27 July 2018, 1:40 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

NZ Transport Agency contractors have cleared the slip at Ruamahunga Bay and State Highway 25 there (Thames Coast Road) is open to traffic in both directions with no stop-go in place. More >>

TCDC: Roading update Friday 20 July 4pm

Friday, 20 July 2018, 4:13 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

NZ Transport Agency has opened the Thames Coast Road to one lane past a big slip that is being cleared at Ruamahanga Bay, instead of closing it from 9am-4pm as they've done the last few days. More >>

Roading update Wednesday 18 July 5pm

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 5:10 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Thames Coast Rd SH25 (just north of Otuturu Cresent) is now open however will close daily from 9am to 4pm for slip clearance work. From 4pm the road will open under stop/go traffic management until 9am the next day. Please note bad weather ... More >>

Thames Coast Rd (SH25) will close daily from 9am to 4pm

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 5:05 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising SH25, Thames Coast Rd, will be open to one lane at 5pm today with stop/Go traffic management in place. The road will then be closed daily from 9am to 4pm due to the clean-up of a large slip located at Ruamahunga ... More >>

Coromandel coastal erosion and roading update

Monday, 16 July 2018, 1:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay (pictured below) and Cooks Beach. More >>

Thames Coromandel Weather warning 6:45pm

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 6:57 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Rain has cleared from the Coromandel area, but the effects may continue into the evening due to the incoming king tide. More >>

 

 

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