Thames Coromandel District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Music festival prosecuted for holding event without consents

Friday, 27 November 2015, 4:46 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Chronophonium Limited has been fined $5,000 for holding a music festival in January 2015 without first obtaining resource consent and for ignoring Council directions to turn down excessive noise. More >>

Major Events Funding second round decisions out

Friday, 27 November 2015, 12:40 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A new seafood festival, a music festival, a sports event and a concert with two X-Factor performers have been approved funding from the second and final round of our 2015 Major Events Fund More >>

Santa parades plus a weekend of pre-summer fun

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 1:19 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Santa and his helpers are set for a couple of busy weekends in the Coromandel with parades in December in six of our communities ahead of Christmas. But before he arrives, this weekend is chock-full of fun events around the District. More >>

Competition winners see art on new library cards

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 3:12 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Designs from Helena Mayer, Joseph Morcom and Bev Lindsay have been made into new library cards for the Thames-Coromandel District Libraries. More >>

Porritt Park Playground to close on Friday 27th November

Monday, 23 November 2015, 3:19 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We'll be closing the playground at Thames' Porritt Park for a short time this Friday to install the Serious Air Swing and the rest of the Three Bay Senior Swing with basket. More >>

NZTA takes another look at old Kopu Bridge

Monday, 23 November 2015, 11:13 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The fate of the old Kopu Bridge still hangs in the balance as the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) engages a consultant on historic structures and engineering to examine what is required to retain the structure. More >>

Plans Underway for 250 Year Anniversary of Cptn Cook Visit

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 1:00 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Plans and events to mark the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's arrival on the Endeavour in Te Whanganui A Hei (Mercury Bay) will begin to take shape thanks to the establishment of the Mercury 250 Anniversary Trust More >>

Changes to Litter Infringements

Friday, 13 November 2015, 2:44 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Changes to the way our Council charges fines for littering is one of the steps being taken to crack down on fly tipping. More >>

Thames Town Promotions Project Kicks Off

Monday, 9 November 2015, 11:02 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A leading tourism company has been given the task of attracting more visitors to Thames. More >>

Thames voters opt to continue fluoridation water supply

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 2:37 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The voters of the Thames water supply area of service have decided that fluoridation of the town water supply should continue. More >>

Report helps ready Whitianga for future tsunami threats

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 11:22 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A report on the effects of the 1960 Chilean tsunami on Whitianga provides a good indication of where Whitianga town would likely be inundated if it were to experience a similar distant tsunami today. More >>

Whangamata pays tribute to fallen of Le Quesnoy

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 8:45 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The weather this morning at the ceremony in Whangamata to commemorate the soldiers who fell in the World War I Battle of Le Quesnoy resembled conditions on the Western Front: wet and muddy. More >>

Natural Character variation to District Plan to be notified

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 12:26 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A variation to the Proposed District Plan to introduce Natural Character back into the Plan will be publicly notified Friday 6 November and submissions called for. More >>

First look at new Mackay Street parking plan

Monday, 2 November 2015, 5:15 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Plans showing the new Mackay Street car park and proposed changes to surrounding car park time limits have been released by the Thames Community Board. More >>

Williamson Park and Tairua Wharf upgrades

Friday, 30 October 2015, 4:55 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

There is just one week left to let us know what you think of our proposals to upgrade Whangamata's Williamson Park and Tairua's wharf and boat ramp. The consultations on both projects close 6 November. More >>

Heroes of Le Quesnoy remembered

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:11 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A ceremony to commemorate the New Zealand soldiers who were killed liberating the French town of Le Quesnoy in the final days of World War One is to take place on the anniversary of the battle -4 November. More >>

Camping consultations closed

Friday, 23 October 2015, 4:56 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our two camping consultations closed for submissions on Monday 19 October. One concerns some proposed amendments to our Freedom Camping Bylaw; the other is a proposed bylaw about camping on private property. More >>

Lots going on in the Coromandel this Labour Weekend

Friday, 23 October 2015, 4:36 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

From farmers' markets to live music, there is lots going on this Labour Day long weekend in the Coromandel, but as you drive around, remember there will be lots of traffic on the roads, so stay cool and stay safe. More >>

Council selling prime Whangamata commercial/industrial site

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 3:13 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A large Council-owned property in the heart of Whangamata's industrial estate is for sale. More >>

Steampunk the Thames

Monday, 19 October 2015, 12:01 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Something has been stirring deep within Thames' memory, with flashes of Victorian and Edwardian scientific romances sparking the imagination of the town's engineering and artistic communities. More >>



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