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Hauraki Rail Trail Grows A New Leg

Monday, 25 September 2017, 2:56 pm | The Coromandel

The new leg of the Hauraki Rail Trail has opened up a world of opportunity for cyclists to discover more of The Coromandel. Traversing the Seabird Coast the cycle trail now extends 136km with highlights aplenty along the way. More >>

Thames – All Steamed Up

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 5:45 pm | The Coromandel

An alternate steampunk universe will open up in Thames on November 13-15 2015 with the inaugural Thames Steampunk Festival. What better way to jump start summer. More >>

Gold Discovery Centre named as a finalist in Design Awards

Friday, 21 August 2015, 9:21 am | The Coromandel

The Discovery Centre is a highly interactive 'new-age' visitor experience based around Waihi's fascinating and captivating gold story. More >>

Countdown is on for the 2015 Whitianga Scallop Festival

Friday, 7 August 2015, 4:17 pm | The Coromandel

With the annual Whitianga Scallop Festival only 42 days away, it is expected over 100,000 scallops will be shucked and cooked in a myriad of ways. The 50 plus available cuisine stands have all been booked by a mix of local chefs, restaurants and community ... More >>

Whangamata’s Run Walk festival’s really got legs

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 1:05 pm | The Coromandel

The G J Gardner Whangamata Run Walk Festival will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year – and that’s no mean ‘feet’! With a half marathon (21km), a 10km and a 5km course to choose from, this iconic event for the town attracts serious ... More >>

Global Company Showcases The Coromandel

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 3:02 pm | The Coromandel

The good for your soul vibe of The Coromandel is being broadcast to a potential audience of millions worldwide. GoPro, who produce and market the world’s most versatile camera, have just published a video featuring this popular New Zealand ... More >>

Rally NZ Back on the Coromandel for a Second Year.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 10:32 am | The Coromandel

Rally New Zealand is back on The Coromandel for the second year in a row with the Mahindra Goldrush Rally of Coromandel . More >>

Coromandel parks have good grounds

Monday, 29 June 2015, 2:43 pm | The Coromandel

Want to enjoy a break in New Zealand’s best holiday park grounds? Head for the Coromandel. More >>

175th commemoration for the wreck of the HMS Buffalo

Monday, 22 June 2015, 12:32 pm | The Coromandel

Events are coming together for the 175th commemoration for the wreck of the HMS Buffalo in Mercury Bay. The week-long programme runs from 27 July though to 2 August and marks 175 years, since the Buffalo was driven ashore in Whitianga, following a easterly ... More >>

Counting Down to Illume Winter Festival of Lights

Monday, 15 June 2015, 2:01 pm | The Coromandel

In three weeks Illume 2015, Winter Festival of Lights will be brightening up the night skies of Coromandel Town. More >>

NZ's first off-the-grid art gallery

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:57 am | The Coromandel

Forming part of the Miranda Farm complex of organic orchards, a farm shop and café, the Miranda Farm Gallery is the first off-the-grid art gallery in New Zealand. The new rural art gallery has opened in Miranda on the Firth of Thames, one hour South ... More >>

King comes up trumps

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:34 am | The Coromandel

Local NZ Beef & Lamb Ambassador Chef, Brad King from Bistro at the Falls Retreat came up trumps representing Waihi at the recent NZ Great Food Show at Mystery Creek in Hamilton. Brad competed in the Vilagrad Winery Mystery Cook Off where he and fellow ... More >>

Coromandel Town lights up, Winter Festival of Lights

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 11:58 am | The Coromandel

Illume, the Winter Festival of Lights, is back for its second year in Coromandel Town,Friday 3rd July and Saturday 4th July. More >>

Illume Festival of Lights - BE ILLUMINATED

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 9:46 am | The Coromandel

ILLUME is the name of The Coromandel's newest festival, which will be lighting up Coromandel Town's main street in the next school holidays from 4 - 12 July 2014. More >>

Top Sudoku Players Wanted

Friday, 14 February 2014, 2:04 pm | The Coromandel

The inaugural New Zealand Sudoku championship will be held in Thames over the first weekend of March. The winners of the Open and under 18 grades will be guaranteed selection in a four person national team to contest the World Sudoku Championship ... More >>

Colville Connection - Last Days For Early Bird Entries

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 3:42 pm | The Coromandel

3 great reasons to get to this little piece of New Zealand paradise On Saturday 22nd February The Coromandel will see the 13th annual Colville Connection. Walkers, runner and mountain bikers alike will descend upon this extraordinary landscape. More >>

Whitianga to host inaugural Home & Trade Show

Friday, 27 September 2013, 4:22 pm | The Coromandel

Hot on the heels of a successful Scallop Festival, the town is now gearing up to host their very first Home & Trade Show. To be held at the Whitianga Town Hall over Labour Weekend 2013, there’ll be a $1000 prize package being given away to one ... More >>

Inaugural Coromandel Art & Craft Fair Success

Monday, 26 August 2013, 9:45 am | The Coromandel

The inaugural ‘Coromandel Peninsula Art & Craft Fair’ took place on Saturday 24th August and was a tremendous success! More >>

Aussie TV Show 'Escape with ET' films with Epic Adventures

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 12:56 pm | The Coromandel

13 year old Tairua lad Jack Zimmerman got a once in a lifetime fishing experience last week when he got to spend the day chasing kingfish with Aussie league legend and TV fishing show presenter Andrew "ET" Ettingshausen. More >>