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TCDC Update

Posted 13 September 2019 by Gold FM in Council Matters,Weather and Road info

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...
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TCDC local roads update

Posted 11 September 2019 by Gold FM in Council Matters,Weather and Road info

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...
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NZTA crews clearing roads

Posted 10 September 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release,Weather and Road info

NZ Transport Agency Waikato System Manager Karen Boyt says the Coromandel Peninsula, particularly the eastern side had over 200mm of rain fall last night and the worst hit communities of Whitianga, Hikuai and Kuaotuna are currently isolated. “Our...
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Five people killed in bus crash north of Rotorua

Posted 4 September 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release,Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence and Road info
Media Release: Inspector Brent Crowe, Bay of Plenty Road Policing Manager

Police can now confirm five people have tragically lost their lives after a bus rolled on State Highway 5 earlier today. Emergency services were called to the scene near Mamaku, about 20 minutes north of Rotorua, at about 11am. 27 people were on...
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