Thames Coromandel District Council

by John Grant What a gigantic week of news. We may only have around 30,000 permanent residents but we bat equal to other districts 2 or 3 times our size. It’s been such a week, news-wise, both good and some not so good news. First up was the news from the Hamilton Courts of the […]

Thames Coromandel District Council Mayor Len Salt has today declared a state of emergency for the district. The call comes after the region has become saturated by a storm front which has brought record amounts of rain over the past seven days. This rain event followed previous unprecedented weather events from November through into December […]

Exciting news has been released this morning about a new walking cycling track and bridge that will connect Tairua and Pauanui. A number of groups have come together to formalise a proposal for a new crossing linking Tairua and Pauanui with a 15km trail. A 120-metre suspension bridge across the Tairua River will be the […]

By John Freer The group set up to review the design of the proposed Tairua skateboard park will have its first meeting today (Friday), but according to Thames Coromandel District Council staff, public and the media will not be allowed to attend. The reason, according to council, is to allow for free and frank discussion. […]

Our service clubs do us proud. Every day in so many ways they are out there supporting the community. The Rotary clubs from Te Aroha, Matamata, Thames, Morrinsville and Paeroa are joining forces to design and build shelters on the trail network. These are not just ordinary shelters but shelters in keeping with a rail […]


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