Thames Coromandel District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Smart Water Meters to Be Trialled in Tairua

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 2:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A method to measure water use is to be trialled at selected properties around Tairua. The project will help look at ways to improve water conservation and better manage water infrastructure maintenance. More >>

Severe Weather Warning in Thames Coromandel

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 11:32 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Heavy rain and winds continue to batter the Coromandel. At this stage no severe flooding or slips have been reported. The situation so far: • Lees road Hahei - one lane blocked about 100M past 335 Lees road. • Settlement Rd closed from Hikuai ... More >>

The Coromandel will not be a septic tank for freedom campers

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 4:21 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A new freedom camping bylaw is being prepared to ensure what is unique and special about the Coromandel is protected, along with the health and safety of everyone using our parks and reserves. More >>

Whitianga: Plans to restore old Ferry Landing Wharf

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 1:17 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Whitianga Ferry Landing Historic Wharf is one of the oldest working stone wharves in the Southern Hemisphere. Through a Council and community partnership our plan is to restore the existing stone wharf by recovering old stone blocks from the sea ... More >>

Success for Coromandel's TV Take Back scheme

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 2:33 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Coromandel's TV TakeBack programme finished ysterday with 1,702 TVs collected and saved from being sent to landfill. More >>

Ode to Beach Hop

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 3:12 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

With over 100,000 people in Whangamata for the annual Beach Hop over the next few days, remember to plan a little extra driving time to get around. Parking in Whangamata will also be at a premuim, since Council reserves will be filled with displays and ... More >>

Business over breakfast gains momentum

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:41 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A new Thames-based business networking group shared practical business tips this morning at a breakfast meeting that has already become a tradition since starting up last year. More >>

Kauri Dieback Found on the Coromandel

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 4:34 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Thames-Coromandel District Council is disappointed that despite everyone's best efforts kauri dieback has now been found on the Coromandel Peninsula. More >>

New interactive Community Profile website

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 4:11 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We're proud to launch a new online interactive Community Profile where you can get the latest demographic data from the 2013 Census. More >>

Road and water upgrades for Thames' Hill Street

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 1:22 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Thames' Hill Street residents are getting upgrades for their road, footpaths, kerbs and water supply, with work starting this week. We've contracted Opus and Higgins Contractors to do the upgrades and expect the project to finish in early May. More >>

Pool closure update - Works complete

Monday, 17 March 2014, 3:47 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work has now been completed and the Thames Centennial pool will be re-opening at 3:30pm this afternoon, just in time for learn to swim classes. Pool staff would like to thank pool users for their patience over the past 2 days of disruption. More >>

Weather warning lifted

Sunday, 16 March 2014, 11:55 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Metservice has now lifted the heavy wind and rain warning and watches for the Coromandel. More >>

Secure your boat today

Friday, 14 March 2014, 1:31 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We're expecting strong winds and rough seas from this evening through tomorrow and recommend securing your boat today. In the past, boats have broken free of moorings and ended up adrift in storms. Don't wait until tomorrow to find out whether your ... More >>

Thames Coromandel District Council: Storm update #001

Friday, 14 March 2014, 12:07 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Local government and emergency services teams are preparing for a stormy Saturday as Cyclone Lusi is expected to bring heavy rain and easterly gales to the Coromandel from tonight. More >>

Parawai stormwater upgrade

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 3:23 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We're about to start work on a big upgrade to the stormwater network on Parawai Road. Our contractors, Opus and HEB Construction, are already on site locating, checking and relocating existing services (like phone and internet services) ahead of the ... More >>

Proposed District Plan closes this week

Monday, 10 March 2014, 2:59 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Proposed District Plan closes this week - check for impacts around building and resource consent applications More >>

Thames Coromandel Council extends partnership with Beach Hop

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 3:34 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Whangamata Community Board has injected an additional $10,000 into this month's Beach Hop, effectively taking over all the infrastructure costs associated with the event. Beach Hop is one of the largest events in New Zealand with a complex logistical mix ... More >>

Coromandel's year ahead is open for submissions

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 3:23 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Draft 2014/15 Annual Plan is now out and open for submissions. We think the future is looking good for the Coromandel but we still have to work hard to get there. More >>

New Zealand Festival of Mindsports

Friday, 21 February 2014, 5:20 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Game players from all over New Zealand are visiting Thames at the end of February to take part in the first New Zealand Festival of Mindsports. More >>

Less than a month for submissions on Proposed District Plan

Friday, 21 February 2014, 2:03 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

If you're thinking about making a submission on our Proposed District Plan you've got just over three weeks left. Submissions close 5pm on 14 March. "We're getting lots of interest in the Plan and we know more submissions are coming, as many will ... More >>



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