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District Plan - Natural Character provisions withdrawn

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:59 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

At yesterday's meeting of the Thames-Coromandel District Council it was resolved to withdraw the natural character provisions of the Proposed District Plan (i.e. the objectives, policies, rules and overlay maps). More >>

Be in to win a Coromandel experience package

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:03 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

• Heading out with Mussel Barge Snapper Safaris on the Coromandel Harbour followed by dinner at Luke's Kitchen in Kuaotunu . • • Enjoying the Coromandel Coastal Walk between Stony Bay and Fletcher Bay, at the top of the Coromandel Peninsula and ... More >>

Working towards an Arts Strategy for the Coromandel

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 3:45 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We've heard the calls for an Arts Strategy for the Coromandel, and now we're holding a workshop to see how we can help to make this happen. More >>

Library gets a nip and tuck

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 11:34 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Entry to the Thames District Library is being restricted to the Sealey Street entrance while work is being done on the building. More >>

Thames Civic Centre upgrades taking form

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 4:19 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Thames War Memorial Civic Centre is to get rewired in an upgrade that will see fast broadband installed in the Council-owned property. More >>

Wastewater upgrade for Coromandel

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 11:01 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Stage three of a floating wetland and upgraded inlet works were the first two stages of the three-stage upgrade of the Coromandel Wastewater Treatment Plant is to get under way shortly. More >>

Boards pleased with efforts to restrict legal highs

Monday, 23 February 2015, 12:33 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our draft policy regulating where psychoactive products can be sold on the Coromandel met with approval at Community Board meetings last week. More >>

Harold the Giraffe's mobile classroom gets a refit

Friday, 20 February 2015, 3:53 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Harold the Giraffe has quite a following in schools all around the country, and now he can educate in the comfort of his newly outfitted mobile classroom. More >>

Mercury Bay gets behind WWI Memorial Forest project

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 10:41 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The New Zealand World War I Memorial Forest project has taken another step forward with a $5,000 grant from Mercury Bay Community Board. More >>

Long Bay kauri tested for dieback disease

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 10:42 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The popular Long Bay Kauri Walk in Coromandel is being closed as a precautionary measure while soil samples are being analysed to determine whether kauri dieback is present. More >>

Coastal protection work starting soon

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 4:41 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. More >>

Great weather drives tourism boom

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 1:46 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Coromandel had a bumper summer in terms of visitors thanks to the great weather, say tourism operators, businesses and information centres. More >>

New Chum submissions close Monday

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 12:12 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Your opportunity to make a submission on the resource consent application to subdivide Te Pungapunga Station - New Chum closes on Monday 16 February at 4pm. More >>

Kauri Dieback Forum gets coordinator to spread awareness

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 4:13 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Volunteer efforts to save the Coromandel’s kauri from a devastating disease have taken a major step forward with the appointment of Tairua’s Alison Smith as the new Coromandel Kauri Dieback Forum co-ordinator. More >>

Coromandel's gambling policy gets a refresh

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 11:18 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Gambling Policy is being reviewed and proposes to allow relocations and mergers of venues which operate gaming machines. More >>

Council proposes changes to Cemetery Bylaw

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 9:41 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The new draft Cemeteries Bylaw has updates on casket sizes, plot pre-purchase, types of monuments and memorials, and clarity on a number of other issues which were not covered in the 2007 bylaw. More >>

Legal highs on the Coromandel

Monday, 9 February 2015, 4:19 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Psychoactive products (used to make legal highs) are going to be allowed for sale nationwide. If you're interested in where they can and cannot be sold in the Coromandel, you now have an opportunity to work with us on this issue. More >>

Lifeguards at Whangamata wharf prove popular

Friday, 6 February 2015, 11:49 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Whangamata's harbour wharf and beaches were more popular than ever over the peak holiday period, with a new lifeguard service there adding to the allure. More >>

Coromandel Peninsula Youth Awards

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 2:41 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Youth achievements in the Coromandel are being celebrated at the 2015 Coromandel Peninsula Youth Awards in May. More >>

Monarch Butterfly Sculpture

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 11:35 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The magnificent monarch butterfly sculpture that appeared on the corner of Jellicoe and Pollen Streets last month was created by Stephen Ranger. More >>

 

 

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