Thames Coromandel District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

WW1 Monument gets help from joint partnership

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:40 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The stone obelisk overlooking the town was built after the First World War to commemorate soldiers from the area who had fallen in battle. More >>

Horrific attacks result in dangerous dogs being euthanised

Friday, 29 August 2014, 3:17 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Three dogs involved in a horrific attack on a family pet in Whangamata last week have now been euthanised by vets. More >>

Moves to remove wrecked cutter from Whale Island

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 4:28 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working to remove the wrecked pilothouse cutter Checkmate from Motuhoura (Whale Island) near Whakatane where it grounded on Friday. More >>

New life to empty space

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 3:16 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Ditching maths to plant trees equals happy school children. Rooms 7, 8 and 9 at Moanataiari School planted 300 plants yesterday morning, beautifying the old land-fill behind the dump. More >>

National Living Memorial Considered For Coromandel

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 9:47 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Planting a memorial grove of thousands of native trees to commemorate New Zealand's fallen soldiers is being considered for the Coromandel. More >>

Second public briefing for Coromandel Harbour Project

Friday, 22 August 2014, 3:31 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A second public project briefing for the Coromandel Harbour project is going to be held at 5.30pm Thursday 11 September at the Coromandel Town Hall. More >>

Make the 2015 New Zealander of the Year a local

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 10:11 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Thames Coromandel District Mayor Glenn Leach today challenged local residents to nominate someone to be New Zealander of the Year. More >>

New Chum petition reinforces Mayor's stand

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:04 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A petition delivered to Thames-Coromandel District Council Mayor Glenn Leach today reinforced our elected members' existing stand that all applications for development at New Chum beach be publicly notified. More >>

Weather warning

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 1:03 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Heavy rainfall is expected for the Coromandel and western Bay of Plenty with about 70 to 90mm falling overnight. Peak intensities could reach 10 to 20mm/hr in possible thunderstorms early tomorrow morning. More >>

Parking rules out for review

Monday, 18 August 2014, 4:31 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We've worked with our Community Boards on appropriate parking controls around the Coromandel, and now have a revised draft bylaw for our communities to check over and let us know their feedback. More >>

Severe wind warning in place for the Coromandel

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 3:24 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Severe winds are expected from the south west this afternoon and evening. Gusts may reach 120km/h or more which usually means we get trees coming down, powerlines hit by debris (meaning power outages) and driving becomes hazardous especially for motorbikes ... More >>

More public consultation to come on Coromandel Harbour

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:59 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Council approved the start of resource consent applications to expand Sugarloaf Wharf to serve the aquaculture industry and address health and safety and congestion issues at its meeting yesterday. More >>

Pay less for development contributions

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 11:28 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

We are no longer collecting development contributions toward new infrastructure projects for harbour facilities, solid waste, libraries, swimming pools, airfields or cemeteries. More >>

Waterways Super Special Stage brings rally into Whitianga

Friday, 1 August 2014, 5:08 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

An afternoon spectator Super Special Stage will bring the spectacular action of rallying into the township of Whitianga for the VINZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel on Saturday 23rd August. The Super Special Stage will be run on a 1.17 kilometre tarmac course ... More >>

Coromandel showcased for energised communities

Friday, 1 August 2014, 3:46 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Coromandel's political changes made to energise our communities was showcased in Nelson last week by our CEO David Hammond at the annual Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) conference. More >>

Council Supports Business Growth

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:36 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Council has approved $20,000 per annum to be invested into a Business Growth Fund programme to support innovative and forward-looking business people intent on growing their organisations and creating jobs for the Coromandel. More >>

Both ends of popular track to have kauri dieback stations

Friday, 25 July 2014, 5:02 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The popular Long Bay to Tucks Bay walking track near Coromandel Town will now have boot cleaning stations at both ends as officials expand efforts to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease. More >>

Beach Hop brought in over $7 million to the local economy

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:36 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A survey released yesterday afternoon showed the Beach Hop brought in over 100,000 people to Whangamata in the space of one week and generated at least $7 million dollars for the local economy. More >>

Proposed District Plan hearings starting in September

Friday, 25 July 2014, 11:59 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

At its first meeting our Hearings Panel is expected to sit for three days, and focus on submissions relating to the whole of the Plan, forestry, transport, festivals and events, airfield height and noise. More >>

Major Event Funding round one recipients announced

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 1:18 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Recipients of the first round of this year's Economic Development Committee's Major Events Fund have been announced. More >>



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