After a commendable effort from Higgins the slip site on SH25 just south of Cemetery Rd, Kuaotunu re-opened to light traffic under stop/go control from 5:30pm yesterday. Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling Coromandel roads this... Continue reading »
Following yesterday's weather bomb Thames Coromandel council roads are now open with Blackjack Road, in the Kuaotunu Village open, but restricted to one lane in places as there are slips. Contractors are on site today working to restore it to... Continue reading »
A number of roads around the Coromandel are closed this morning after a night of intense rain and motorists are advised to avoid travel, with heavy rain expected to continue until midday.
Approximately 218mm of rain fell across the district... Continue reading »
A Metservice Severe Weather Watch is in place for the Coromandel Peninsula.
The heaviest rain falls are expected around the Coromandel Peninsula from 4.00 pm today, Monday 9 September until 11 am tomorrow, Tuesday 10 September.
MetService expects... Continue reading »
A launch has broken free from its mooring and has ended up on Buffalo Beach, Whitianga, near the Buffalo memorial area and rock wall.
At this stage a salvage company, Waikato Regional Council's harbourmaster, police and TCDC staff are helping... Continue reading »
The weather today hasn’t deterred the demolition of the classic old skool skate bowl at Waihi’s Victoria Park (known locally as Rocket Park) on Seddon Street.
Waihi Ward Chair, Max McLean says an upgrade has been planned for about four years, with... Continue reading »
Kerepehi township and industrial area will be without water between 9 pm and 12.00 am (midnight) on Wednesday 4 September. This is to allow Hauraki District Council to connect the existing treated water reservoir to new pipe work.
It's... Continue reading »
The Government has announced that a further $8 million is being made available to continue to help encourage responsible camping around New Zealand.
The Coromandel District is to receive a share of the $8 million fund, which is being allocated among... Continue reading »
The work to reinstate the memorial stone cairn back to Cooks Beach has begun and will take 2-3 weeks to complete. Earthworks and site establishment is underway this week, which will then allow the cairn to be brought back and placed on site.
The... Continue reading »
Old Waitakauri Road, Waikino, will be closed between SH2 and Banks Lane from 8am to 3.30 pm tomorrow (Tuesday 3 September), and possibly also on Wednesday 4 September - depending on how things go.
The reason for the road closure is to remove some... Continue reading »
The Hauraki District is making it easier to suddivide and build new houses after new rules were signed off this week.
The district is experiencing growth and a lack of affordable housing, so rules have been loosened up for people to subdivide their... Continue reading »
The Waikato Regional Hazards Portal is a handy tool for home buyers seeking information on prospective properties.
Much like a LIM, the portal contains all the spatial natural hazard information available from Waikato Regional Council, as well as... Continue reading »
Nominations have now closed for the local elections and the Thames Coromandel has a big field of candidates for the available positions of Mayor, eight Councillors and 20 Community Board members.
This list is interim - as TCDC may still get more... Continue reading »
Two candidates have been elected unopposed to Waikato Regional Council, with the remaining 12 councillors to be decided by voters.
In total, 27 nominations were received for Waikato Regional Council seats in six general and two Māori constituencies... Continue reading »
Sara Howell, a listener and Waihi local concerned about what she believes is deterioration and lack of maintenance in Waihi spoke to us about her concerns.
She is encouraging people to stand for council to help make a positive difference for their... Continue reading »
Langley Cavers, the CEO of Hauraki District Council spoke with Brian Gentil about the council election happening later this year as nominations for Mayor and councillors close tomorrow at midday, Friday August 16.
Nominations must be in at the... Continue reading »
So far only one person has registered their nomination to become Mayor of the Hauraki District. If no one else stands an election for Mayor will not be required and the current nominee will become your Mayor.
Four councillor nominations have been... Continue reading »
The Provincial Growth Fund is boosting tourism in Paeroa by providing over $700,000 for the Historical Maritime Park Marine development project, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.
The funding will be used for stage one... Continue reading »
The breakdown in the Thames pool's heating unit has been fixed and the pool opened today (Tuesday 13 August) as usual at 6am.
For children who are missing a Learn to Swim lesson due to the closure, the pool can issue a credit against either... Continue reading »
Our home. Our Future. Your Vote.
Do you love the Hauraki District?Now’s the time to put your name forward, or nominate someone you know, to represent your ward and the rest of us in the Hauraki District. But you’d best be quick!
Nominations for... Continue reading »