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Still time to lodge EQC claims for land damage

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 12:21 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Anyone on the Coromandel that had land damaged from landslips or flooding during the April floods still have time to lodge a claim with the Earthquake Commission. More >>

Our Natural Burial Park is set to open

Monday, 12 June 2017, 2:09 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Natural Burial Park is set to open A natural burial area is being designed at the Omahu Cemetery in Thames and will be open by October this year. The area is the result of a partnership with the Natural Burial Interest Group in Thames, who approached ... More >>

Benefits from government tourism infrastructure funding

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 2:57 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A toilet facility at the new Hahei Village Entrance car park has received $130,000 from the Government's Regional Mid-Sized Tourism Facilities Grant. More >>

You'll find an ATM machine in a phonebox in Tairua

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:55 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A bright red 1938 telephone box has been transformed into a money machine and installed in Tairua’s main street this week in what is likely to be the most unusual ATM in the country. More >>

Whangamata cemetery grounds damaged

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 5:17 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Grassy areas within the cemetery grounds at Whangamata have been damaged by what appears to be either motorbikes or small quad bikes that have been able to fit through the barriers at the gates. More >>

Thames part of the Lions Tour action

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 1:12 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Ride of The Legends (ROTL) is coming to New Zealand for the first time, and you have the chance to meet some former All Black and British Lions rugby sporting greats as they roll through Thames. More >>

Funding boost welcomed by Mercury 250 Trust

Saturday, 27 May 2017, 2:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A further $5 million has been committed by Government over the next two years for the First Encounters 250 commemoration which will include a focus on Captain Cook’s landing at Mercury Bay on the Coromandel, it was announced this week. The Ministry ... More >>

Initiatives aimed at boosting tourism facilities get funding

Friday, 26 May 2017, 4:50 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Community-based organisations with projects aimed at developing visitor facilities have received a funding boost with the allocation of several grants from most of our district's community boards. More >>

Flood mitigation works continue at Williamson Park

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:21 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The recent extreme weather events over the last month caused flood damage at Williamson Park in Whangamata, which our Council is still dealing with. More >>

Two local district councils unite to fight mangrove spread

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:55 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Frustration with the cost, time and process to reduce mangrove growth in their areas has seen the Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki District Councils band together to be more proactive on behalf of their communities. More >>

On-going and unnecessary tree vandalism in Opoutere

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 9:56 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Cases of trees being damaged continue as this month it was discovered that various trees at Waiponga Reserve in Opoutere have been drilled and poisoned. More >>

Thames Coast Rd (SH25) to close at Whakatete Bay on Tuesday

Monday, 15 May 2017, 5:04 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

State Highway 25 (Thames Coast Road) at Whakatete Bay will be closed for around three hours tomorrow (Tuesday 16 May) while a small amount of blasting takes place at a rock fall site. More >>

Onemana Drive slip remedial work update

Friday, 12 May 2017, 1:21 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Loose vegetation has been removed and the chipping of the trees has been completed, as part of the clean-up and remediation work at Onemana, following damage from last month's severe weather. More >>

First Hauraki-Coromandel Business Awards being launched

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 1:44 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

First Hauraki-Coromandel Business Awards being launched Celebrating excellence in business - that's the aim of the new Hauraki - Coromandel Business Awards taking place in September. More >>

Searching the District Plan made easy

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 1:29 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We now have an easy way to search our Council's new District Plan and obtain property specific planning information using an address or a zone as a starting point - it's called Line of Enquiry. More >>

Grand opening of Powerco Skate Park in Thames this Saturday

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 12:22 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Whether you prefer flips or grinds, make sure you pop an ollie. Come learn some new tricks and more at the grand opening of the Powerco Skate Park at Porritt Park this Saturday, 6 May, where pro skateboarders and a scooter rider from SOUF Skateboards ... More >>

Onemana Drive slip remedial work update

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 1:49 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Trees in Onemana Drive that were destroyed in the recent bad weather will start to be removed next week. More >>

Historical journals presented before 175th commemoration

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 5:14 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Almost 175 years has passed since Englishman Thomas Laslett conducted business at Te Karo Bay north of Tairua. More >>

It's cover up time at Thames Centennial Pool

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 2:58 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Those brave enough to get out of bed in the wee hours of the morning for a swim, will be pleased to know that the dome is going up this weekend. The pool will be closed Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May, and will re-open Monday 8 May at 11am. We apologise ... More >>

Coromandel Seafood Fest serves up the best of the Coromandel

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 10:34 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Back for a second year, the Coromandel Seafood Fest promises to showcase the best of local seafood which includes mussels, oysters and fresh fish. More >>

 

 

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