Thames Coromandel District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Fantastic turnout for inaugural Coromandel Youth awards

Monday, 25 May 2015, 4:07 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The weather on Saturday didn't deter the finalists and their friends and families from turning up to find out who the winners of the inaugural Coromandel Peninsula Youth Awards were. More >>

Council building receives remedial work

Friday, 22 May 2015, 10:49 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

You may have noticed some scaffolding over the main entrance to our Thames District Office building on Mackay Street. More >>

Your one stop guide for Community Funding

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 3:25 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We've put together a guide to help community groups and organisations find funding sources and provide some basic application tips. More >>

WW100 commemorations - the story so far

Monday, 18 May 2015, 4:23 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The support around the District towards WW100 commemorations is gaining momentum. With all the activities we've worked on we take a little look back at what has been achieved so far. More >>

HMS Buffalo Wreck 175th Anniversary

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:07 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The 175th commemoration of the wreck of HMS Buffalo in Mercury Bay will be held in Whitianga in July this year, with a week of events marking this historic occasion. More >>

Thames ticks boxes for people considering a move

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 11:39 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Coromandel is in the frame for many people in New Zealand who are thinking about moving. More >>

Natural Burials being proposed for some cemeteries

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 10:31 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Natural burials areas could be provided for in some of our cemeteries on the Coromandel. More >>

Honesty box suspect caught on camera

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:15 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Police are hot on the trail of a man alleged to have stolen from the Council honesty box at the Whitianga Wharf boat ramp. More >>

We're not X-Factor but you still get to vote

Friday, 8 May 2015, 3:02 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The judging panel had a hard time deciding on the finalists in the five categories of the Coromandel Peninsula Youth Awards, but the hardest decision will be for the People's Choice Award where you have to choose between the finalists of each category. More >>

Youth say 'YES' to emergency services

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 12:56 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

In a drive to encourage more young people to volunteer for the emergency services, Minister for Youth Nikki Kaye has introduced the Youth in Emergency Services (YES) programme. The programme will be running on the Coromandel during June and we are ... More >>

Coromandel wastewater spill

Monday, 4 May 2015, 4:31 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Over the weekend our water contractor, Veolia, informed us of a blockage in one of our main wastewater pipes (from clay and road metal entering the pipe somewhere in the vicinity of Pottery Lane) causing some sewage to leak into the Whangarehi ... More >>

New Chum Beach hearing suspended

Monday, 4 May 2015, 1:38 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Hearings into an application for a subdivision at New Chum Beach (Wainuiototo Bay) have now been suspended for up to two months. More >>

Public Hearing for New Chum Beach being asked to put on hold

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 10:45 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The applicants for the subdivision at New Chum Beach have put in a last minute notice asking for Council to suspend their application. Public hearings were set down to start this Monday 4 May at 9am at the Council Chambers in Thames. A total of 187 ... More >>

Targa Rally coming to the Coromandel - planned road closures

Friday, 1 May 2015, 1:20 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Targa Rally coming to the Coromandel - planned road closures in May. The Targa Bambina Rally is coming to the Coromandel again in May so be aware there'll be some road closures. The Targa Rally prides itself on being the "Ultimate Road Race," ... More >>

Family-friendly design for Thames' public toilets

Friday, 1 May 2015, 12:43 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work has begun (off-site) on the soon-to-be-installed toilets for Thames' Porritt Park, with a design that has even included psychological crime prevention and more practical family-friendly design principles. More >>

Thames MindSports Festival poses mental challenge

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 11:46 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The New Zealand Festival of MindSports is being held in Thames over two weekends, 30/31 May and 6/7 June. More >>

Coromandel Citizens Hall

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:56 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The Coromandel Citizens Hall, formerly the St George's Convent School (1897), is in line for a sequence of works focused on making the building safe to use. More >>

A cremator in Grahamstown, Thames?

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 4:58 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Both through recent public meetings and a petition that was delivered to Council today, our Council is well aware of the high level of interest and concern regarding the proposed placement of a cremator in Grahamstown. More >>

More broadband upgrades coming to the Coromandel

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 9:49 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Broadband speeds are picking up across the Coromandel and are poised to get even better as our Council works with the Government, Chorus and Vodafone to fast-track upgrades. More >>

Ferry Landing Wharf restoration work begins

Monday, 20 April 2015, 11:41 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Divers will be working around the Ferry Landing old stone wharf for several days this week recovering old stone blocks from the sea floor. More >>

 

 

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