The investigation into the death of Mitchell Paterson, whose body was found in water below McLaren Falls Bridge, Tauranga on Friday 13 July is ongoing.
As part of the investigation Waikato Police are seeking sightings of the light coloured Nissan... Continue reading »
The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter was sent to Whiritoa at 4.15 yesterday afternoon.
A young boy suffered burns to his body.
The 5 year old, who is holidaying at Whiritoa, accidentally knocked a freshly poured hot drink onto his chest and stomach.
He... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is advising SH25 will close daily from 9am to 4pm due to the clean-up of a large slip located at Ruamahunga just north of Otuturu Cresent in the Coromandel.
Contractors are on site clearing around 10,000m3 of material that... Continue reading »
Waikato Police are continuing investigations into three recent homicides across the district over the last two weeks.
Over 60 staff are working on the three homicide investigations which are also being supported by specialist staff from outside of... Continue reading »
State Highways:The Thames Coast Road (SH25) is expected to remain closed today as clearance work continues. Subject to safety assessments, NZTA are hopeful of re-opening one lane this evening.The SH25A Kopu-Hikuai Rd is now open with stop/go traffic... Continue reading »
East Coast Road, Kaiaua, is open this morning but down to one lane just north of Waharau due to the slip that came down during heavy rain on Sunday.
Give way priority signs are in place at this site (like the ones used for one lane bridges).
If... Continue reading »
Waihi’s premier rugby team secured third round honours and locked in the Tom Jordan cup for the second consecutive year when on Saturday they defeated a gallant Waihou side 26-10 at Waihi’s Rugby Park.
Played in very trying conditions Waihou had... Continue reading »
Thames Valley Club Rugby Results: Senior B Hauraki North 22 Thames 22 Paeroa 22 Ngatea 11 Waihou 25 Cobras 10
Senior A Reserve Hauraki North 87 Whangamata 7 Waihi Athletic won by default against Mercury Bay
Senior A Cobras 43 Coromandel 26 Paeroa... Continue reading »
A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay (pictured below) and Cooks Beach
A section of Thames Coromandel District Council reserve beside the road at Flaxmill Bay... Continue reading »
Matty Flude reported in on Waihi's home game against Huntly on Saturday. He said it seemed Huntly fielded a different side from the one Waihi took down last time they played. "It was pretty much two sides coming together that really wanted... Continue reading »
Crews from NZTA, Hauraki District Council and Thames Coromandel District Council have been assessing roads and addressing any issues as quickly as possible following yesterday’s weather event.
The heavy rain warning has been lifted for the... Continue reading »
Army bomb disposal experts were called to the Coromandel Police Station after an old ordnance shell left on the steps of the Kapanga Street station was discovered at about 1.30 pm today.
Police say it is not unusual for old shells to be found but... Continue reading »
Enquiries are ongoing following the discovery of a body in Tauranga earlier this week.
Police are now in a position to identify the victim — he was 26-year-old Mitchell Curtis Rehua Paterson of Ngaruawahia.
Mr Paterson’s body was found in the water... Continue reading »
East Coast Road, Kaiaua is closed due to a slip about 2kms north of Waharau. Miranda road is also closed and traffic is becoming backed up in this area. There is also a lot of surface flooding on Kaiaua Road and the area in general.
Motorists... Continue reading »
Captain Cook’s monument at Mercury Bay has toppled into the sea due to coastal erosion.The memorial was erected in 1969 to commemorate the bicentennial of Cook’s visit to the Coromandel.
Thames Coromandel District Council had plans for protecting... Continue reading »
Police are urging motorists in the Coromandel to delay non-essential travel as heavy rain causes flooding and slips in the area. A number of roads are affected.
Due to a slip, SH25 is CLOSED near Whalebone Stream and Tapu Wharf. Avoid the area, and... Continue reading »
Tauranga Police have launched a homicide investigation after a body was found in suspicious circumstances.
Detective Inspector Lewis Warner says police received a report of a body in the water below McLaren Falls Bridge on McLaren Falls Road about... Continue reading »
Thames Valley CEO Edmond Leahy called in with the lowdown on who's playing who, where this weekend. Edmond said it's a bit hectic at the moment and the busy time will continue through August.
Saturday 14 July Senior B: Hauraki North v... Continue reading »
Matty Flude reported in to talk about the FIFA World Cup semi-final games - in particular, the England / Croatia game.
Matty said he was proud of the English performance. They played with an air of calmness which Matty feels reflected well and are... Continue reading »
A deep low is forecast to approach New Zealand from the north on Sunday, bringing severe gale easterlies to exposed parts of Northland, Auckland including Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty west of Whakatane. ... Continue reading »