Hauraki Mayor John Tregidga calls into Gold FM to talk about Council Matters each Tuesday morning at 8.15. He touched on the weather with the mugginess caused by the cyclone Gita. And he said,"Well done!" to everybody involved with... Continue reading »
Mayor John Tregidga called in to talk about Council Matters and spoke about brown drinking water issues. While there is no quick fix for the brown-tinted drinking water periodically on tap in the Hauraki Plains, the Council is investigating a... Continue reading »
On Monday Gold FM received media releases from Hauraki District Council and the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre stating the Gold Discovery Centre has changed ownership.According to the information supplied, the Vision Waihi Trust and Waihi Gold... Continue reading »
Dog owners are being warned about taking their pets on Whangamata and Whitianga beaches after a number of dead pufferfish were found washed up today.
People and pets are advised to keep a safe distance and not touch the fish as they have sharp... Continue reading »
The Government will pitch in and pay $215,830 towards toilet and wastewater improvements at Karangahake Reserve.
Last year, the Council submitted an application to the MBIE Tourism Infrastructure Fund, which is designed to help local councils meet... Continue reading »
Latest predictions from MetService and Waikato Regional Council show the effects of the approaching storm are unlikely to have a significant impact in the Waikato Region. However, the combination of rain, wind and king tides could still cause some... Continue reading »
We're into a new year and Hauraki Mayor John Tregidga and his council have been busy supporting Kaiaua residents since the devastating flood early in January. The Mayor said long-term flooding issues need to be addressed. Support from central... Continue reading »
Storm conditions and king tides are set to collide for the second time in less than a month, but early indications are that the impact will be less intense this time.
The latest information from MetService suggests a loitering low could bring a... Continue reading »
Ngātea residents can expect increased truck movements as the next stage in a multimillion dollar project to upgrade the stopbank gets underway this week, says Waikato Regional Council.
Kerepehi Transport Ltd has been contracted by the regional... Continue reading »
Initial assessments of the damage to homes and farms in storm affected areas of the Kaiaua coast, including Kaiaua, Waharau, Whakatiwai, and Pukorokoro/Miranda, have now been completed. Anyone who thinks their home or property may have been missed... Continue reading »
Thames Coromandel District Council is examining all their infrastructure and Council assets to see what needs to be fixed and what's safe to use. They say, as a general rule, if you see hazard tape, cones or signs indicating a danger please... Continue reading »
Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi visited the Thames Coast yesterday. He was driven up the Thames Coast Road for a look at the damage and met residents of Te Puru, who were isolated on Friday when the Coast Rd was closed.
The local community... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Council is counting the cost to Kaiaua after heavy rain and flooding inundated the small community last Friday.
A recovery phase that is expected to be ongoing for some months swung into action on Saturday. Led by Mayor John... Continue reading »
A community briefing is being held at the Kaiaua Bowling Club, Lipscombe Road, Kaiaua from 2pm today.
Hauraki District Mayor, Plains Ward Councillors, Civil Defence and Council staff will be in attendance to find out more about community needs,... Continue reading »
Thames Coromandel District Council says with the weather easing its staff and contractors are now into recovery and damage assessment.
The NZ Defence Force and the Red Cross will be visiting communities where people were badly affected by the... Continue reading »
Weather expected overnightWinds have turned westerlyRain expected to ease right backHigh tides are expected at approximately 11 pm tonight and 11.30 am tomorrow
What’s happening tomorrowCivil defence and Council presence making house to house rapid... Continue reading »
NZ Transport Agency has advised that the Thames Coast Road (SH25) is now passable from Te Puru north, but remains closed between Te Puru and Tararu. There is severe damage to the road at Whakatete Bay.
MetService has lifted its heavy rain warning... Continue reading »
The north end of East Coast Road is now closed due to multiple areas of flooding and debris, meaning all of East Coast Road is now completely closed.
Motorists are advised to stay clear of Front Miranda Road as there is a significant amount of... Continue reading »
This morning’s high tide has receded and TCDC is assessing damage from flooding to roads and property.
They're asking people to call 111 if they are in danger. Also: stay off the roads please and don't undertake any unnecessary travel.
If... Continue reading »
Auckland motorists thinking of travelling to Kaiaua from the North end of East Coast Road (accessed from Auckland) are advised to stay away. This end of the road is not currently closed but there are multiple areas of flooding, debris and fallen... Continue reading »