Thames Coromandel District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Youth Minister hangs out in Thames

Monday, 24 November 2014, 3:07 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Nikki Kaye, Minister for Youth Affairs, visited Thames on Sunday and took the opportunity to catch up with youth from around the Coromandel at the Thames Youth Centre (TYC) as part of her visit. More >>

Fourth Proposed District Plan Hearing Completed

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 2:11 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Proposed District Plan Hearings Panel has just completed the fourth hearing considering submissions to the Plan on Natural Hazards and the Residential Area. The next hearing, commencing 16 December 2014, will see us half way through the hearing process. More >>

Annual Report Out for 2013-14

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 2:08 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Annual Report Out for 2013-14 If you want to get a sense of what our Council has achieved in the past 12 months check out our annual report which has just been published. More >>

Major Events Fund Successful Applicants Announced

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 1:16 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Five events have been successful in obtaining financial support from our Council in the second and final round of the 2014 Major Events Fund. The five events are: • Coromandel Town Illume Winter Festival of Lights . $20,000 towards the purchase ... More >>

Whitianga Water Transport Limited sold

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:23 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

David Pierpont, long-time owner of Whitianga Water Transport Limited, has sold the business. David has flawlessly provided the Whitianga ferry service for nearly 40 years. More >>

No tsunami threat from east coast earthquake this morning

Monday, 17 November 2014, 12:37 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We expect no Tsunami threat from the 6.7 earthquake that occurred off Te Araroa this morning. Te Araroa is north of Opotiki and Gisborne, on the East Coast of the North Island. More >>

Parks being visually checked for serious hazards

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

Ahead of summer, our Parks team and contractors have been visually inspecting many of our reserves for potential hazards that could cause serious harm. More >>

Old Saleyard Site Now a Public Reserve

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 1:13 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Old Coroglen Saleyards has been rejuvenated into a public picnic reserve thanks to a joint initiative between our Council and the Coroglen Community. For more than 50 years the Coroglen Saleyards was a hub for people to gather, sell and buy farm ... More >>

The Afternoon Academy

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 12:12 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Local artist Ryder Jones will bring creative mentorship to youth aged 11 & up through The Afternoon Academy; a series of art and creativity workshops at Tairua Library this month. More >>

Heritage Treasures of the Coromandel

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 12:04 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Everywhere you go in the Coromandel there's a story to tell or a piece of history to explore. The legendary explorations of Kupe and Cook, the historic legacy of gold mining and kauri logging, the quirky fibro baches of the post-war era - the Coromandel ... More >>

Rates billing mailout

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:18 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A number of ratepayers were posted out a rates notice this week with either a credit balance or one showing $0. More >>

Waikato earthquakes good reminder for 72-hour plan

Friday, 7 November 2014, 3:46 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Today's Waikato earthquakes provide a good reminder to make sure we can take care of ourselves for 72 hours without outside help. More >>

Briefing on Coromandel Great Walks Project

Friday, 7 November 2014, 12:47 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A public meeting has been arranged to provide an update on the Proposed Cathedral Coast Walk, which is part of our Coromandel Great Walks Project. More >>

Kopu-Hikuai Road (SH25A) closed Monday November 10

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 4:33 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Kopu-Hikuai Road will be closed to traffic for three hours from 8pm, Monday November 10. More >>

Youth of Coromandel Targeted in Council Project

Monday, 3 November 2014, 3:46 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We're setting up a Value for Youth project, which will incorporate youth groups, businesses and our Council staff. This has gained momentum following the adoption of our Youth Strategy last year. More >>

New Signs Acknowledge New Zealand's First Arboretum

Friday, 31 October 2014, 2:29 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

New Zealand's oldest arboretum (curated botanical garden devoted to trees) received its most visible acknowledgement today with new signs installed renaming the former Thames William Hall Reserve as William Hall Arboretum. More >>

Review of Biosolid Composter project

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 4:10 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Operations at the Biosolid Composter in Whitianga will cease in November while we take time to look at how we can improve its financial viability. A decision will be made by April 2015 as to whether to reinstate operations or decommission the plant. More >>

Free Styling at the Thames Fast 25

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 10:10 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Free-styling isn't just for the rappers, January 24 is the date swimmers are getting the chance to be the fastest freestyler and win a heap of cash. More >>

New subdivision application for New Chum Beach.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 11:52 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A new application to subdivide land at New Chum Beach (Wainuiototo Bay Whangapoua) has just been lodged with our Council. More >>

Welcome to the long weekend

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:30 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Labour weekend is the traditional Coromandel welcome to the best time of the year for the best holiday destination in New Zealand and it kicks off with style! More >>



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