Brian Gentil spoke to Allan Sole about the Waihi Beach Community Board and the process followed by Western Bay of Plenty District Council in regard to representation.
Allan said well over 500 submissions were received and he and Brian discussed the... Continue reading »
Thames Coromandel District Councillor and member of the Waikato District Health Board Sally Christie spoke to Brian Gentil about what's been happening in her district.
Sally discussed the Thames Hospital 150th celebration coming up in the... Continue reading »
The public has until 4 pm on Monday, September 10 to tell Thames Coromandel District Council what they think about a proposal and be included in the process that could see popular beach resort Hahei become a pay-to-visit beach.The proposed bylaw... Continue reading »
The roll-out of Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to Thames is now complete and more than 20 percent of the 3000 premises able to connect to the new Chorus network have already done so.
Nationally, the average uptake of fibre broadband is about 42% several... Continue reading »
Waihi Councillor Max McLean bucked the trend to go with the flow and vote for the status quo for his district’s representation review yesterday.
Despite Mayor John Tregidga telling him he’d changed his mind at Hauraki District Council’s meeting... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi Beach Community Board Chair Allan Sole about the representation review happening at the Western Bay of Plenty District Council.
Western Bay has suggested an option that is not going down well with some locals and in... Continue reading »
On Wednesday, August 15 Hauraki District Council heard from those who wished to speak to submissions they made about the 2018 Representation Review.
Most written submissions received (84.5%), opposed the council’s initial proposal on 27 June 2018,... Continue reading »
Noted Whenuakite farmer, the late Arthur Hinds, is to have a Work Placement Scholarship established in his honour by the Department of Conservation and Waikato Regional Council.
Mr Hinds, who was killed by a falling tree on his own farm in September... Continue reading »
OceanaGold’s proposed Martha Project is open for community feedback via written submissions from today, Thursday 16 August. Submissions close at 4.30 pm on Friday 14 September 2018.
Those considered directly affected by the project will be notified... Continue reading »
Waihi Beach Community Board Chair Allan Sole talked to Brian Gentil about the representation reviews currently being done by Hauraki District Council and Western Bay of Plenty Council. He stressed how important it is for people to put in a... Continue reading »
A resource consent application for Kaimai Wind Farm Ltd to establish a wind farm on the hills south of Paeroa is currently being reviewed by Hauraki District Council before being publicly notified.
The application site on privately owned farmland... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Hot on the heels of signing off the 10 year Long Term Plan with rates rising approximately 6.4% this year Hauraki District Council is now after your views on how they’re doing – ‘a performance review’.
The 2018 Annual Residents Satisfaction Survey... Continue reading »
Hauraki District Council has advertised its intention to carry out a representation review but some residents are not happy with the way the process and communication about the representation review are being handled.
Despite Waihi being entitled to... Continue reading »
If you are part of an organisation that provides a community service, activity or event that is not-for-profit, you could be eligible for one of Thames Coromandel District Council's Community Board grants.
Coromandel/Colville Board Community... Continue reading »
A tomo that opened up on Trig Road South, Waihi, last Tuesday evening (19 June) also opened a can of worms that the Council has spent the last week investigating and repairing.
Staff and contractors swung into action at first light last Wednesday to... Continue reading »