The iconic old red telephone box on the main street of Tairua was the subject of a ram-raid style robbery last night. Sometime overnight a car has smashed and destroyed the telephone box that once stood proud on Tairua’s main street. Locals have been expressing there feelings on the local Tairua Chit Chat page with […]

By John Freer Paeroa’s Christian School had someone come and steal its playground boundary fence. It was noticed on the first Monday of the current school holidays. The fence was missing for a week – but now it has been returned. A very relieved principal of the 50-student school, Royce McMurtrie, confirmed the story to […]

If you thought the rise in crime is impacting only our larger metropolitan area, then it’s probably time for a reset in those thoughts. The latest crime statistics have been released and Thames Coromandel is showing a whopping 26% increase in property crimes for the 12 months ended September. The increase for all of New […]

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