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Coromandel Youth MP Sam Oxford Selected

Posted 22 October 2018 by Coromandel MP Scott Simpson in Media Release and Education

Local MP Scott Simpson has selected Thames High School student Sam Oxford as the Coromandel representative for Youth Parliament 2019. Applicants for the role presented a one minute video of ‘why they should be Coromandel’s next Youth MP. “I was...
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DOC closing tracks to protect kauri

Posted 17 October 2018 by Gold FM in Media Release and Environmental
Media Release: Minister of Conservation - Hon Eugenie Sage

Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today announced that the Department of Conservation (DOC) will close 21 tracks across kauri land to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback. An additional 10 tracks will also be partially closed and the open...
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False Start to Spring

Posted 30 August 2018 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

“The heavy rain over the northeast corner of New Zealand is set to continue today as a slow-moving front lingers, before slowly moving off to the east in the evening”, says MetService meteorologist Mark Bowe. “MetService has extended its Severe...
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Reports that Census skipped remote Coromandel

Posted 13 August 2018 by Gold FM in Media Release
Media Release: Hon Scott Simpson MP

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is seriously concerned at reports that Census field workers in the Coromandel were told to skip some houses. “The potential impacts of this are huge for the Coromandel. If households were purposefully or even...
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