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Thames Coromandel District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Coromandel Businesses Can Apply For Interim Cyclone Support

Monday, 27 February 2023, 2:07 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

A $25 million grant allocation to help businesses in cyclone-affected regions to clean up and get back on their feet is a welcome boost to the Coromandel. “We really want to thank the government for listening to us as we shared what our business communities ... More >>

Storm Update: Bad Weather Heading For Firth Of Thames

Friday, 24 February 2023, 3:42 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

MetService has issued another update on the complex weather system currently across the Coromandel. While there is no change to previous updates today ( read them here ) for the northern half of the Peninsula, the Firth of Thames is now in the firing ... More >>

Update On The Current Storm And Further Contributions To The Mayoral Relief Fund

Friday, 24 February 2023, 12:03 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

More intense weather has arrived on the Coromandel. MetService says about 180mm of rain could fall in localised areas, especially in the northern half of the Coromandel, from late this afternoon through to 2am tomorrow morning. Thunderstorms could result ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Underscores Need For Next Steps In Shoreline Management Project

Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 1:30 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A new partnership structure to kick start the roll-out of action from the Shoreline Management project has been approved by our Council this week. The three-year shoreline project identified our Coromandel communities’ preferred pathways of action to ... More >>

Trust Waikato Provides Large Donation For Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund

Monday, 20 February 2023, 3:38 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council’s Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund opened on Friday and already $30,000 has been received in a generous donation from Trust Waikato . "We’re fortunate to have agencies like Trust Waikato that support our district and our communities ... More >>

Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund Is Open For Applications

Friday, 17 February 2023, 2:59 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A message from our Mayor Len “On Wednesday, I stood in the EOC operations centre with Transport Minister Michael Wood and watched as Civil Defence Controller Garry Towler led his team of 150 personnel from around the district through the morning ... More >>

Welfare Needs Of Isolated Communities Uppermost In Cyclone Recovery

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 11:19 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

The key focus of our Civil Defence team today will be getting fuel supplies to the farmers and isolated communities in the northern Coromandel. This effort includes working with Powerco to restore electricity supply to a few of the more isolated ... More >>

We’re Moving To Clean Up And Recovery Mode

Wednesday, 15 February 2023, 11:38 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Civil Defence Team remains at full strength today as they continue to deal with the aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle. At this morning’s briefing our Civil Defence Controller highlighted restoring power to Tairua and Pāuanui, people’s welfare ... More >>

District Pummelled By Cyclone Gabrielle: What We Know So Far

Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 9:06 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our crews are out this morning getting an assessment of how the Coromandel has fared overnight. More >>

Eastern Seaboard In Line For A Pummelling Overnight

Monday, 13 February 2023, 8:22 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

It’s looking like a tough night in store for our district’s eastern seaboard as Cyclone Gabrielle reaches its pitch. Thames Coromandel District Council Civil Defence controller Garry Towler has told Newstalk ZB the cyclone is “starting to ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle Intensifying Through Today And Overnight – Be In Your Safe Place

Monday, 13 February 2023, 2:16 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

As Cyclone Gabrielle intensifies today, the time to self-evacuate or get last-minute supplies is fast running out. The cyclone will build momentum throughout today and continue through until the early hours of Tuesday morning, when the rain will begin ... More >>

Multiple Road Closures Across The Coromandel

Monday, 13 February 2023, 9:49 am | Thames Coromandel District Council

As Cyclone Gabrielle approaches the Coromandel bringing steady rain and gale-force winds, the impact is starting to be felt on the roading network with multiple closures. STATE HIGHWAYS: SH2 Mangatarata to Waihi South: OPEN including Karangahake Gorge. ... More >>

Self-evacuation Of At-risk Areas Strongly Recommended

Sunday, 12 February 2023, 6:49 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

A RED wind and rain warning for Cyclone Gabrielle is in force for the Coromandel. From tonight, Sunday 12 February until Tuesday morning 14 February, we can expect 400mm of rain and gale force easterly winds with gusts exceeding 130km/h across the ... More >>

Important Evacuation Message From Civil Defence And Fire And Emergency

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 7:36 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

MetService and Waikato Regional Council have issued an updated Cyclone Gabrielle forecast. The Coromandel Peninsula is going to feel the impacts earlier than originally advised, as such Civil Defence and Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ) have issued a new ... More >>

Sandbags Available But Don't Take More Than You Need Please

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 7:19 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Preparing for a flood event includes sandbagging vulnerable doorways of your house to keep water out for a short period. Placing plastic sheeting, for example a tarpaulin, in front of the sandbags will improve their effectiveness. If you are in a flood-prone ... More >>

Cyclone Gabrielle On The Coromandel – What You Need To Know Before It Hits

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 6:51 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

MetService forecast of expected rainfall from Cyclone Gabrielle for early Tuesday. Although the exact path of Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle is not yet 100 per cent certain, it’s going to have a significant impact on the Coromandel. Residents of low-lying ... More >>

An Open Letter From Mayor Len To Our Coromandel Communities

Saturday, 11 February 2023, 6:45 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

“The last few weeks have been extremely trying for all of the people in our communities trying to get back on their feet after what must seem like an endless trail of events one after another. They have tested our resources severely – not just our Council ... More >>

Prepare Now: Cyclone Gabrielle Could Rival Intensity Of 2018 Storm

Thursday, 9 February 2023, 8:23 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

The impact of Ex Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle on the Coromandel is likely to be similar to the 2018 storm and just below the intensity of Cyclone Bola in 1988. For this reason, the State of Emergency has been extended for another week across the Coromandel. ... More >>

Coromandel Extends State Of Emergency As Cyclone Gabrielle Bears Down

Thursday, 9 February 2023, 12:49 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council has extended the district-wide State of Emergency for a further seven days, as another severe weather event heads our way. Mayor Len Salt signed the declaration this morning after being briefed on the impact Cyclone Gabrielle could bring to the ... More >>

Mayor Len Talks Business In Coromandel Town

Monday, 6 February 2023, 6:20 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Mayor Len talking to Nicky from The Source store in Coromandel Town Coromandel Town and surrounds continues to be open for business, with Mayor Len Salt and Coromandel-Colville Councillor John Morrissey visiting the northern part of the district today. With ... More >>





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