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$1.2million for Coromandel facilities

Monday, 15 July 2019, 5:06 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Seven projects around the district to provide improved public facilities at visitor hotspots have been chosen to receive a total of $1.2 million from the central government’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF). More >>

Thames Centennial Pool closed until further notice

Monday, 15 July 2019, 9:01 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Thames Centennial Pool is closed until further notice due to a burst water main outside the pool. More >>

New-look Coromandel Citizens Hall shaping up

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 3:42 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work to restore the hall, built in 1897 and formerly the St George's Convent School, began in February and is focused on making the building safe to use. More >>

Cooks Beach cairn reinstated before Tuia 250 commemorations

Monday, 8 July 2019, 12:41 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The stone cairn, which marked the 1769 visit of Captain Cook to New Zealand and toppled into the sea during a storm in July 2018, will be placed back on-site ahead of the Tuia, Cook 250 commemorations in October 2019. More >>

Horseshoe Spheres sculpture rolls onto Hauraki Rail Trail

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 2:08 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The latest addition to the Kopu to Thames Sculpture Trail on the Hauraki Rail Trail was unveiled today – The Spheres , by Paeroa artist Mark Hayes. More >>

Goldrush Rally returns to the Coromandel in August

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 9:56 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The routes and timings for the Goldrush Rally of Coromandel have been announced for the weekend of 16/17 August, when about 70 cars are expected to take part in round five of the New Zealand Rally Championship. More >>

Whangamata Information Centre - Interim change of service

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:03 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Whangamata Info Plus will close at 4pm today, Friday 28 June, and an interim information centre will re-open on Monday, 1 July, until a new provider is secured. More >>

Australasia's first Impact Hub gets underway in the Waikato

Friday, 28 June 2019, 12:10 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Impact Hub is a global movement that enables collaboration between communities, business and government to advance social enterprises that are creating solutions to the world's most pressing issues - and a group in the Waikato now has the first licence from ... More >>

Our Community Board grant applications open 1 July

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:59 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

If you are part of an organisation that provides a community service, activity or event that is not-for-profit, you could be eligible for one of our Community Board grants. More >>

Upgraded Whitianga Esplanade playground to open for holidays

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 1:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Finishing touches to Whitianga's upgraded playground on the Esplanade near the wharf are being completed this week ready for the independent playground inspection booked for early next week. More >>

Annual Plan maintains focus on infrastructure

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 5:31 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council’s significant capital works programme will continue in the coming financial year, with $43 million earmarked for projects including upgrades to our district’s water supplies, improvements to Council roads that were previously unmaintained and ... More >>

Were you prepared?

Monday, 17 June 2019, 3:41 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency (MCDEM) cleared New Zealand of a tsunami threat following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake near the Kermadec Islands yesterday. More >>

TCDC: Tsunami threat to beach and marine areas

Sunday, 16 June 2019, 11:52 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

National warning: Tsunami threat to beach and marine areas The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (beach and marine threat) following a magnitude 7.4 earthquake located in the Kermadec Islands ... More >>

Tsunami information open days for the Firth of Thames

Monday, 10 June 2019, 5:06 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Tsunami information open days will be held for the west coast of the Coromandel to give our local communities an opportunity to learn about tsunami and the potential threat to the Firth of Thames. The aim of these open days is to create further awareness ... More >>

Holidaying at home a boost for our economy

Friday, 7 June 2019, 3:08 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Kiwis enjoying a holiday at home are one of the key engines driving our growing Thames-Coromandel economy, new data reveals. More >>

Whitianga's exciting new waterfront playground takes form

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 2:18 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

All eyes are on the construction zone on Whitianga's Esplanade as key features of the exciting new destination playground are being put in place. More >>

Weather warnings and watches for the Coromandel

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 3:05 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

MetService has issued a severe weather outlook for northern and central New Zealand, which includes the Coromandel. We are currently experiencing strong winds, bursts of rain and thunderstorms in our District as a compact and energetic low pressure ... More >>

Artist selected for Coromandel 200 commemorations

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 10:50 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Local Coromandel Town artist Rebekah Pearson has been selected to create an art piece which will be revealed next year when it is installed at Whangarahi Reserve, to mark the 200 year anniversary of the naming of Coromandel Town. More >>

More opportunities for Coromandel food producers to chew on

Monday, 27 May 2019, 4:09 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council is supporting Coromandel local food producers and providers again this year with the Coromandel Food Collective stand at the Auckland Food Show in July. More >>

Summer Concert Celebrating it's 10 year anniversary

Monday, 27 May 2019, 3:19 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

There will be five massive international artists performing at next year's Whitianga Summer Concert as event organisers Greenstone Entertainment celebrate 10 years in the business of bringing star performers to New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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