This morning Rick Rennie spoke to Garry Towler, Civil Defence Controller, about the heavy rain warning in place for the Coromandel with effect from Midnight tonight (12:00am Thursday June 25). This weather event is similar to the Queen’s Birthday storm with falls of up to 150mm possible. Expect road closures, slips, flooding and power outages. […]
Ngāti Tamaterā have proposed a rāhui on parts of the Thames Coast for up to two years. This means the taking of any shellfish in the rāhui area is prohibited, including the taking of cockles, pipi, mussels and oysters. David Taipari from Hauraki Collective said this is not a new thing. “I guess we all […]
Don’t leave it too late to apply for the Waikato Regional Council’s Small Scale Community Initiatives Fund! Up to $5000 is available to volunteer community groups and individual landowners undertaking ecological restoration through animal and plant pest control. Rex chatted to Thames-Coromandel Regional Councillor Denis Tegg about what could be funded. “If you are doing […]
Beloved Whiti Farm Park woke up on Sunday 31st May to wreckage. Up at first light a head count showed a Scottish Highland cattle, 2 miniture horses, donkeys and an emu were missing. After locating the rest of the animals Ronnie said Nessie, the Scottish Highland, was still missing. “She was way down past Wilderlands […]
Ian McDonald chats with Ayana about what has changed with the Rings Beach Wetland Project due to COVID-19.