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SEVERE WEATHER WATCH Issued by MetService at 8:31 pm Friday 27-Aug-2021 Heavy rain for parts of central and northern New Zealand A large low is forecast to remain slow-moving over the Tasman Sea while associated fronts move slowly eastwards across central and northern New Zealand through to  overnight Saturday. This weather system is expected to […]

The die is cast, and the changes are locked and loaded. What the outcome will be is anybody’s guess and most people seem to have a view. If current Coromandel opinion was to drive the change then most probably we would see a move to Alert Level 3 – more commonly known as ‘Level 4 […]

The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust has been still hard at work during level 4 lockdown and this has included regular missions to the Coromandel. On Wednesday Westpac 2 was tasked to Kuaotunu to assist a female patient in her 30’s suffering an injury from a table saw. She was flown to Waikato Hospital in a […]

UPDATE – Police advise that Kylie has been found safe and well. Thanks to everyone who helped to resolve this.   +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   Police are appealing to the public for help to find Kylie White, who went missing from her Bombay home yesterday. The 18-year-old was last seen at her home about 6pm yesterday, and […]

There are 62 new cases in the community today. This brings the total to 210 with 198 in Auckland and 12 on Wellington. There are still no cases on the Coromandel. Six sub-clusters have been identified including the Assembly of God Church of Samoa which has 105 cases associated with it. Wastewater testing has again […]

A total of 41 new cases today bringing the total to 148 in this current outbreak. The good news for the Coromandel is again we do not have a single case to report in this area or the nearby surrounding areas. Twelve of the cases are in Wellington and all the remaining open cases are […]

It may still be 14 months out from the local body elections but we have a race on already for the mayoralty of  Thames Coromandel District Council with newcomer John Freer today announcing his intention to run for Mayor. He joins Whitianga local and previous contender, Len Salt in seeking the councils top job. Other [...]

The Prime Minister has this afternoon confirmed that the Level 4 lockdown will continue through to Friday 27 August at 11:59pm for New Zealand with Auckland extended till 11:59pm Tuesday 31 August. A further review by Cabinet will take place on Friday to decide what restrictions will apply from Friday evening for all of New […]

There are 35 additional Covid-19 cases in the community today. Thirty three are in Auckland and 2 in Wellington. It takes the total of active cases to 107. This is not unexpected and will be part of the consideration that Cabinet will be looking at prior to announcing any changes to Level 4 lockdown at […]

Coromandel and surrounds, you can take a collective sigh of relief. Another twenty-four hours has passed and it is increasingly looking like we have dodged a bullet or in this case, dodged Delta. Auckland on the other hand has another 20 cases and Wellington a further one, brining the collective total to 72 current Covid […]

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