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Nasty Weather Forecast

Posted by on 22/05/2015

A subtropical low lying over the Tasman Sea is expected to pass over the upper North Island and East Cape tomorrow bringing with it a period of heavy rain and strong easterly winds.

The heaviest falls are expected about Northland, Coromandel Peninsula and East Cape, where 70 to 100mm is likely to accumulate over a 12 hour period.

Heavy downpours are expected to affect Coromandel from early Saturday morning and into the afternoon.

People in the affected areas are advised that rivers and streams may rise rapidly, and surface flooding is possible in locally heavy downpours.

If you have to travel, drive to the conditions!

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Teenager Survives 40 Metre Plunge in Car   posted 22/05/2015

A teenage driver has been airlifted to Waikato Hospital by the Auckland Rescue Helicopter after her car plunged 40 metres down a bank in the Coromandel. Emergency Services were called to Manaia Road, 15 km out of Coromandel township this morning where they rescued...

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Prison Sentence For Premeditated Attack   posted 21/05/2015

Michael Te Aroha Kohinga, the 55 year old man who lay in wait and attacked a Waihi business owner last year, has been sentenced to a minimum of seven years imprisonment for robbery, four years imprisonment for burglary and three years for attempted kidnapping,...

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UFB ASAP for HDC!   posted 20/05/2015

Hauraki District Council (HDC) is asking for support from the Hauraki district to get Ultra Fast Broadband to their region. The government is calling on local authorities to make their case to bring Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to the regions and HDC wants to hear ideas...

Music For Life!   posted 20/05/2015

Waihi musicians are coming together to raise money for the people of Nepal and Vanuatu. The recent natural disasters in these countries have caused widespread devastation and tragedy for thousands of people and they desperately need help. Called ‘Music for Life’, the concert is being...