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Droughts and floods – the Bay of Plenty’s new extremes

Droughts and floods – the Bay of Plenty’s new extremes

Posted January 18, 2021
Council Matters , Weather

More extreme weather events, higher average temperatures, sea level rise and drought conditions in some places will increasingly pose challenges...

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New rules for boat ramp users a New Zealand first

New rules for boat ramp users a New Zealand first

Posted January 15, 2021
Council Matters , Environmental

New rules to stop the spread of aquatic pests across the Bay of Plenty come in to force this summer...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Posted January 12, 2021
Council Matters , Podcasts

Brian Gentil spoke with Thames Coromandel District Mayor Sandra Goudie to wish her a Happy New Year and for his...

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Plugging the leaks to conserve water in Hauraki District

Plugging the leaks to conserve water in Hauraki District

Posted January 06, 2021
Council Matters , Environmental

There’s a limit to how much water we can take from rivers as river levels are lower than they were...

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Water demand continues to cause concern in Western Bay

Water demand continues to cause concern in Western Bay

Posted January 05, 2021
Council Matters , Environmental

High water use across the whole Western Bay District is continuing to put pressure on reservoir levels, prompting a reminder...

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Thames Coromandel Water Restrictions Update

Thames Coromandel Water Restrictions Update

Posted December 31, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Due to the high water demand that has resulted from the increased population across the entire district over this holiday...

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Thames Coromandel Water Update

Thames Coromandel Water Update

Posted December 29, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

As of today, December 29, until further notice, all Thames Coromandel water supply systems, apart from Thames town and Thames...

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Even bigger crowds expected on Waikato waterways this summer

Even bigger crowds expected on Waikato waterways this summer

Posted December 18, 2020
Council Matters

Boaties are being urged to make sure they are up-to-speed with the water rules this summer as an unprecedented number...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Posted December 15, 2020
Council Matters

Thames-Coromandel District Mayor Sandra Goudie joined Brian Gentil for her last Gold FM interview for the year … and what...

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Thames Coromandel Update With Councillor Robyn Sinclair

Thames Coromandel Update With Councillor Robyn Sinclair

Posted December 08, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Thames-Coromandel District Councillor Robyn Sinclair, who represents the Thames Ward, joined Brian Gentil to update what Thames Coromandel District Council...

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Conserve Water Message For Coromandel

Conserve Water Message For Coromandel

Posted December 07, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Thames-Coromandel District Council is expecting drinking water supplies to be under strain this summer – with dry weather and large...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Thames Councillor Robyn Sinclair

Thames Coromandel Update with Thames Councillor Robyn Sinclair

Posted December 01, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Brian Gentil had a chat with Robyn Sinclair, Thames Ward Councillor for the Thames Coromandel District Council. Click on our...

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New speed limits for Western Bay roads

New speed limits for Western Bay roads

Posted December 01, 2020
Council Matters , Road Info

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has reviewed and is changing speed limits on 39 local roads across the District...

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Ambassadors wanted to promote responsible freedom camping

Ambassadors wanted to promote responsible freedom camping

Posted November 27, 2020
Council Matters , Travel

If you love the Western Bay and its outdoors, have a great sense of humour and love chatting with people...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Posted November 25, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Thames Coromandel District Mayor Sandra Goudie was getting ready to welcome beach hoppers to her region when Brian Gentil spoke...

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Council keeps wary eye on water use in Western Bay

Council keeps wary eye on water use in Western Bay

Posted November 23, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental

Water use over summer will be carefully watched by Western Bay of Plenty District Council to ensure there is enough...

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Managing Solid Waste On The Coromandel - Your Thoughts?

Managing Solid Waste On The Coromandel - Your Thoughts?

Posted November 18, 2020
Council Matters

Thames Coromandel District Council is looking at how they deliver solid waste services right now as part of preparations for...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Terry Walker

Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Terry Walker

Posted November 17, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Brian Gentil welcomed South Eastern Ward Councillor Terry Walker representing Tairua, Pauanui and Whangamata to the Gold FM Breakfast Show...

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Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams

Posted November 13, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Gold FM's Brian Gentil interviewed Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams on Friday, November 13, starting with the Wharekawa Coast Annual...

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Join the Thames Coromandel pre consultation journey

Join the Thames Coromandel pre consultation journey

Posted November 13, 2020
Council Matters

Thames Coromandel District Council invites you to help them pack for our Long Term Plan (LTP) journey to the future...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Sally Christie

Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Sally Christie

Posted November 10, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Thames Councillor Sally Christie joined Brian Gentil on the radio for a chat about happenings in her district. Sally and...

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Have camper, will travel?

Have camper, will travel?

Posted November 05, 2020
Council Matters

Hauraki District Council adopted the proposed changes to its Responsible Freedom Camping Bylaw on 16 September, after considering written and...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Posted November 04, 2020
Podcasts , Council Matters

Thames Coromandel Mayor Sandra Goudie joined Brian Gentil on the Gold FM Breakfast Show to talk about how her council,...

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Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams

Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams

Posted October 30, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

On Gold FM's Council Matters Brian Gentil had a chat with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams about what council is...

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Wharf and Responsible Camping Ambassadors needed

Wharf and Responsible Camping Ambassadors needed

Posted October 30, 2020
Council Matters

Thames Coromandel District Council is advertising to hire Whangamata and Whitianga Wharf Ambassadors to help over the busy Christmas-New Year...

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Council and kiwifruit industry collaborate to control pest plant

Council and kiwifruit industry collaborate to control pest plant

Posted October 30, 2020
Council Matters , Environmental , Business

A new agreement has confirmed a decade of action against the pest plant wild kiwifruit as part of the efforts...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Tony Fox

Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Tony Fox

Posted October 20, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Mercury Bay Councillor Tony Fox phoned in for a catch up about the Thames Coromandel district. Tony was glad to...

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Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams

Posted October 16, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams phoned in to talk about some of the things happening in his patch. He's looking...

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Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie

Posted October 14, 2020
Council Matters , Podcasts

It was good to welcome Thames Coromandel Mayor Sandra Goudie back to the Gold FM Breakfast Show for a catch...

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Thames Coromandel road resealing programme

Thames Coromandel road resealing programme

Posted October 13, 2020
Council Matters , Road Info

There is no work planned for today (Tuesday, 13 October 2020) See the schedule for this week

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Thames Coromandel Update with Thames Councillor Robyn Sinclair October 07, 2020

Water Main Issue Waihi October 06, 2020

Thames Coromandel Council road and resealing work begins today October 05, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Deputy Mayor Paul Milner October 02, 2020

Proposed District Plan changes for Hauraki September 30, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Thames Councillor Sally Christie September 29, 2020

Improved opening hours for Waihi Beach Library and Service Centre September 24, 2020

Coromandel’s new maritime officer builds presence in community September 23, 2020

It's feedback time in the Thames Coromandel district September 23, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams September 21, 2020

Stay away from wild fire - Civil Defence September 16, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Robyn Sinclair September 15, 2020

Watercare granted two consents for Waikato River water September 09, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Terry Walker September 09, 2020

$120,000 for community “severely” impacted by bad smell September 08, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams September 04, 2020

Committee Reviews Waikato Navigation Safety Bylaw September 02, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie September 01, 2020

Petition Launched For New Election At Tauranga City Council August 27, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Terry Walker August 27, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams August 21, 2020

Contract to proceed with kerbside rubbish and recycling collections in Western Bay August 21, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Deputy Mayor Murray McLean August 18, 2020

Return to physical distancing on buses August 12, 2020

Kōpū marine and business precinct gets multi-million dollar boost August 12, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update August 11, 2020

Small Council...Big Success August 10, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams August 10, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor Martin Rodley August 04, 2020

Western Bay speed limit proposals out for public feedback August 03, 2020

Public access to remain under proposed return of ownership of Panepane Purakau July 28, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Councillor John Morrissey July 28, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams July 24, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie July 21, 2020

COROMANDEL TOWN TAP WATER IS NOT SAFE TO DRINK July 19, 2020

Thames Coromandel roading and weather evening update July 17, 2020

Coromandel Town residents please conserve water July 17, 2020

New Waihi mining proposal shared with Council July 17, 2020

Wet end to school holidays on the Coromandel July 15, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie July 14, 2020

Brownie takes honours as Alfie’s buddy July 14, 2020

Coromandel Town boil water notice lifted July 13, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams July 10, 2020

Boil Water Notice for Coromandel Town still in place July 08, 2020

Tanker water available free in Coromandel Town during boil water notice period July 07, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie July 07, 2020

Coromandel Town: boil water notice July 07, 2020

Waikato gets $5.5m in funding for quick-start projects to improve fresh water July 05, 2020

Otaiti (Astrolabe) Reef event July 03, 2020

TCDC Community Board grant applications open until July 31 July 02, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie June 30, 2020

More rain on the way for the Coromandel - watch for slips June 26, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams June 26, 2020

Climate change to be included in all council decision making June 26, 2020

Waikato Regional Council opposed to queue jumping June 24, 2020

Boardwalk trial at Whangamata on the way June 24, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie June 16, 2020

Changes to recycling plastics from today June 15, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams June 12, 2020

Thames Coromandel Water restrictions eased except in Hahei which remains on Alternate Days June 11, 2020

Developers to chip in for growth-related infrastructure June 11, 2020

Katikati bypass included in Long Term Plan consultation June 10, 2020

Spike in illegal earthworks calls for greater care June 10, 2020

$19.95 million bounty hauled into the Coromandel for aquaculture - thanks to the Provincial Growth Fund June 09, 2020

PGF expands Sugarloaf Wharf in Thames-Coromandel June 09, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie June 09, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams June 05, 2020

Reduction of proposed rates increase for TCDC June 03, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie June 02, 2020

Salvage operation underway on Whangamatā Harbour June 02, 2020

Waikato Regional Council responding to two stricken vessels – Coromandel Peninsula June 01, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams May 28, 2020

Western Bay recycling centres and greenwaste drop-off sites open from June 2 May 27, 2020

The 60 Second Sell challenge – School students chance to win $500 and showcase the Coromandel May 27, 2020

Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino will be lifted today May 27, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams May 22, 2020

Matamata-Piako District Council fined $49,875 for discharge of wastewater May 21, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie May 19, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams May 15, 2020

Thames Coromandel Council Facilities and Services under Alert Level 2 May 13, 2020

Western Bay Council to reinstate more facilities at Alert Level 2 May 13, 2020

X marks the spot for a new treasure chest at Kaiaua’s pirate themed playground May 12, 2020

Full Kerbside collections to resume for Thames Coromandel, with a change in plastic recycling - only plastic types 1 and 2 will be accepted May 12, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie May 12, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams May 08, 2020

Hauraki Refuse Transfer Stations update May 07, 2020

Katikati Digital Hub gains provincial funding boost May 06, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie May 05, 2020

TCDC opens refuse transfer stations with reduced service May 01, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams May 01, 2020

Western Bay Community views sought on Council bylaws May 01, 2020

Rubbish information for Hauraki District residents April 29, 2020

TCDC kerbside collection update April 29, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie April 28, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams April 24, 2020

Is your dog bored in lock down? April 24, 2020

COVID-19 rains on Anzac Day parades and services April 22, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie April 22, 2020

Let's talk rubbish... April 22, 2020

Western Bay Preparations for Level Three well planned April 21, 2020

Talking COVID-19 with local emergency central controller Steve Fabish April 17, 2020

Cost-saving options in the spotlight April 16, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki Mayor Toby Adams April 16, 2020

Lockdown is not the best time for sharing freebies Thames Valley Emergency Operations Centre Controller says - contact 0800 800 405 for help April 15, 2020

Day 20: Getting through together on Coromandel Peninsula April 14, 2020

Thames Coromandel Update with Mayor Sandra Goudie April 14, 2020

Western Bay streams at near record low levels April 10, 2020

Update: Hauraki District rubbish collections April 10, 2020

Update on Thames Coromandel Kerbside rubbish and recycling April 09, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams April 08, 2020

Thames Coromandel Mayor Sandra Goudie update April 08, 2020

Working together to improve mobile and broadband in Coromandel Town April 08, 2020

Waihi and Waikino water restrictions still apply April 07, 2020

Offer of rubbish collection for Western Bay remote rural areas April 07, 2020

Don't be an egg this Easter. Save lives - stay at home April 06, 2020

Stay home (not your holiday home) and save lives April 03, 2020

Sharp spike in dog attacks in Hauraki District April 02, 2020

Please, stop flouting the rules April 02, 2020

Support available during Covid-19 lockdown April 01, 2020

Council Matters with Hauraki District Mayor Toby Adams April 01, 2020

Thames Coromandel District Mayor Sandra Goudie shares important messages March 31, 2020

Majority of oily waste recovered March 31, 2020

Hauraki District Council Refuse Collection March 31, 2020

Regional Council responding to oil spill March 30, 2020

Thames Coromandel District changes to refuse collection and recycling March 30, 2020

Regional Council responding to oil spill March 30, 2020

Hauraki District rubbish and recycling changes during lockdown March 27, 2020

Use of self-contained vehicles for self-isolation March 25, 2020

Limits on movements into and out of tribal lands begin today March 25, 2020

Hauraki - Our Place Tā Tātou Kainga March 22, 2020

Have your say - Consultation opens on proposal to increase rates and some Thames Coromandel District fees March 12, 2020

On the home stretch for Ngatea main street road renewal project March 06, 2020

Alternate Days water restriction still in place for outdoor water use in Waihi and Waikino. March 06, 2020

Coromandel Town water supply low after mains break March 04, 2020

Coromandel Town water main supply interrupted March 03, 2020

$100,000 fund opens for Western Bay community projects February 28, 2020

Total watering ban lifted February 27, 2020

Work on Kerepehi raw water pipe postponed February 17, 2020

Waihi Waikino water shortage update February 17, 2020

Hauraki Plains water supply maintenance in the pipeline February 14, 2020

Waihi community response to water shortage, heartening February 14, 2020

Waihi water supply recovering well February 13, 2020

Hauraki District Mayor talks about Waihi water situation February 12, 2020

Latest update on Waihi Water situation February 12, 2020

Hauraki District Council summary of important information from today's water situation in Waihi February 12, 2020

Waihi still low on water - residents asked to boil all tap water for 3 minutes February 12, 2020

Rates increase being proposed in upcoming TCDC Annual Plan consultation February 11, 2020

Total watering ban for Waihi Waikino February 10, 2020

All roads lead to Ngatea February 05, 2020

Check those doggone restrictions February 05, 2020

Report leaks please... February 04, 2020

TCDC declares tougher measures on water use as weekend approaches February 03, 2020

Momentos stolen from Waihi Cemetery January 31, 2020

Waihi Waikino total watering ban changes January 30, 2020

Water restrictions close for Central Western Bay January 28, 2020

Wanting action on the water restrictions... January 28, 2020

Ngatea detour roads being repaired January 23, 2020

Western Bay and Tauranga councils succeed as welcoming communities January 16, 2020

Ngatea main street upgrade – stage one underway January 16, 2020

Total watering ban Waihi and Waikino January 15, 2020

Waihi and Waikino Water restrictions January 10, 2020

Waihi and Waikino water restrictions are likely. Please conserve water where you can now. December 30, 2019

Maritime exclusion zone to be lifted December 19, 2019

Meet the Thames Coromandel ambassadors December 18, 2019

Got a kauri in your garden? You may need a resource consent - TCDCThames December 05, 2019

Reducing air pollution at the Mount November 28, 2019

Coromandel Town roadworks crew unearths structure November 21, 2019

Hamilton City council fined for discharge to river November 05, 2019

Live bar feeds could help save lives October 21, 2019

Final vote count overturns one Thames Ward Councillor position October 21, 2019

Kuaotunu River Bridge opens today October 17, 2019

Kaimai wind farm still up in the air October 16, 2019

Freedom campers moved to avoid rising floodwaters October 15, 2019

Gold FM's Brian Gentil gets the tick from Waihi Ward October 14, 2019

Your Right to Know: Ombudsman releases Community Attitudes towards freedom of information October 04, 2019

Still time to register to have your say October 04, 2019

Post Your Papers on Vote Day September 28, 2019

Free Kuaotunu to Whitianga shuttle to run while Kuaotunu River Bridge remains closed September 27, 2019

Green light for flood reduction work in Kaiaua September 26, 2019

Artefacts found during Coromandel Town main street upgrade September 20, 2019

TCDC Update September 13, 2019

TCDC local roads update September 11, 2019

Road closures around the Coromandel September 10, 2019

Severe Weather Watch for Coromandel Peninsula September 09, 2019

Caution advised at Buffalo Beach Whitianga September 04, 2019

The end of an era at Waihi’s Rocket Park September 04, 2019

Memorial cairn on its way back to Cooks Beach September 03, 2019

Kerepehi water shutdown – 4 September September 03, 2019

Coromandel district to benefit from responsible camping funding September 03, 2019

Hauraki District Council Road closure – 3 and 4 September September 02, 2019

Hauraki District Council relaxes rules to allow more affordable housing August 29, 2019

Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers August 28, 2019

Thames Coromandel Nominations August 16, 2019

27 people nominated, 2 elected unopposed to Waikato Regional Council seats August 16, 2019

Waihi local wants change at council table August 15, 2019

Hauraki District Council CEO encourages nominations for Mayor and Councillors August 15, 2019

Want to make a difference? Stand for Mayor or Council August 14, 2019

Tourism boost for Paeroa ready to grow August 14, 2019

Back in the swim at Thames pool August 13, 2019

You could be a councillor or the Mayor August 12, 2019

Candidates step up to the starting line for local election race August 09, 2019

SH26 road closure at Paeroa tonight and tomorrow night August 07, 2019

Regional council to show off how Paeroa’s new floodgates on SH26 operate August 02, 2019

Dianne Connors resigns from Thames Community Board and explains why August 02, 2019

Hauraki district to take urgent climate change action August 01, 2019

Last call for TCDC Community Board grant applications July 29, 2019

Emergency Services Exercise in Whangamata this Saturday July 26, 2019

Whitianga's great pipes July 18, 2019

Government funding tops off Kaiaua leg of Hauraki Rail Trail July 17, 2019

Tourism business opportunity opens up in Tairua July 05, 2019

BOP Flood Room Activated July 04, 2019

BOP declares Climate Emergency June 28, 2019

TCDC's Sally Christie encourages people to stand in upcoming local elections June 21, 2019

New drinking water reservoirs almost ready to flow June 19, 2019

Hauraki District Council’s elderly person housing rental fees are increasing from July 1st June 13, 2019

Ngatea Library and Service Centre stays put May 31, 2019

Good Gypsy Day planning key to preventing pest plant spread May 21, 2019

Drill rig installs water measuring tool May 21, 2019

Communities encouraged to reduce waste in face of rising costs May 14, 2019

Hauraki District Council's Kaimanawa drinking water supply project begins May 13, 2019

Repair work begins on Omahu Valley Road bridge May 10, 2019

Sage leaves bad taste in Mayor’s mouth May 07, 2019

TCDC Community Plan Survey open until Monday May 03, 2019

Hauraki District rates set to change May 03, 2019

WWII legend Sir Keith Park returns to hometown Thames April 29, 2019

Water restrictions in Waihi and Waikino have now been lifted April 23, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary April 18, 2019

5+ 4+ 4 = Commissioners Decision for Hauraki April 12, 2019

TCDC Council Majority says no to Climate Change Declaration April 02, 2019

Large fine for leaching chicken manure into river March 28, 2019

Hauraki District Mayor standing down March 28, 2019

Recent incidents of Parvovirus - TCDC reminds dog owners to vaccinate March 25, 2019

Sally Christie talks health across the district March 20, 2019

Everyone Welcome to Ngatea Library Project Meeting Wednesday, March 13 March 11, 2019

TCDC mitigating beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay March 06, 2019

Ngatea community reads between the lines and says NO! March 06, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary on alternate days March 05, 2019

Bird poo likely cause of Uretara River E.coli levels March 05, 2019

Waihi Beach Community Board speaks up about KiwiCamp facility March 04, 2019

Coromandel Town Goldmine becoming a popular sustainable business February 28, 2019

Total Watering Ban lifted in Waihi and Waikino February 26, 2019

Total watering ban still in place - Waihi and Waikino February 18, 2019

Total watering ban in Waihi and Waikino February 16, 2019

New fines on the way for Hauraki District dumpers February 15, 2019

Hauraki District Representation Review Hearing February 19 February 05, 2019

Wind farm submissions close 4.30 pm January 31 January 08, 2019