Saturday, 28 April 2012
Update on SH25 mine shaft hole THAMES
— State Highway 25 at the north end of Thames will remain closed until repairs are completed to cover an old pump shaft that was exposed when the road sank last week.
Monday, 5 March 2012
Police highlight the risk from drug offenders arming themselves following Thames search THAMES
— Waikato Police are currently interviewing three people following the early morning search of two Thames properties in relation to drugs and firearms related offences.
Tuesday, 17 January 2012
Road closure/diversions THAMES
— Police are investigating a serious crash which occurred just after 3pm today on the Kopu-Hikuwai Road (SH25A), Puriri, Thames.
Friday, 9 December 2011
Last delays at Kopu Bridge this weekend THAMES
— Motorists travelling over the single-lane Kopu Bridge this Saturday can expect traffic delays - but they are likely to be the last at this traffic bottleneck.
Thursday, 29 September 2011
Missing Thames pair located THAMES
— Thames Police searching for two boys missing overnight have located the pair safe and well.
SEARCH AND RESCUE 9:21AM
Thames - Two missing boys THAMES
— Police are concerned for 2 young boys in Thames who have not returned home from school on Wednesday.
Friday, 22 July 2011
Kopu Bridge State Highway 25 re-opens THAMES
— The NZ Transport Agency advises that Kopu Bridge on State Highway 25 south of Thames is now reopen to traffic.
Thursday, 21 July 2011
Kopu Bridge re-opened THAMES
— Police advise that the Kopu Bridge is now open for vehicle use.
Kopu Bridge State Highway 25 to re-open soon THAMES
— The NZ Transport Agency advises that Kopu Bridge on State Highway 25 south of Thames is expected to reopen to traffic around 7pm this evening.
'Structural issue' closes Kopu Bridge THAMES
— The one-lane Kopu Bridge near Thames has been closed off due to a structural issue.
Monday, 23 May 2011
Walkway will reinstate historic cemetery access THAMES
— Work being undertaken by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to stabilise a cliff face on State highway 25 north of Thames, will also include the construction of a new walkway to reinstate access to the historic Tararu Cemetery.
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
New milestones for Kopu Bridge project THAMES
— Two milestones will be reached this month on the Kopu Bridge Replacement project (May 2011) - one at each end of the bridge.
Students to film progress on Kopu Bridge THAMES
— Local schools have been invited to enter a Kopu Bridge School Video Competition, which includes the opportunity to film work on the bridge construction site.
Tuesday, 5 April 2011
School students tackle Thames foreshore THAMES
— Parawai School to work with TCDC along Thames foreshore this Thursday
Students from Thames' Parawai School will give the stretch of Thames' foreshore from the wharf to Kuranui Bay extra TLC this Thursday.
Friday, 18 March 2011
Taser instrumental in officer avoiding injury in Thames standoff THAMES
— Eastern Waikato Police believe the availability of a Taser and its use prevented serious injury to one of their staff confronted by a group of men in Thames overnight.
Thursday, 17 March 2011
Arrests in armed robbery case near Thames thwart plans for more offending THAMES
— A good result for the community is how Thames police describe the arrest of two men and the recovery of two firearms in the town following Saturday's robbery of the Te Puru store.
Tuesday, 15 March 2011
Thames armed robbery THAMES
— At 6.48am on Saturday 12 March 2011 a lone offender entered Boomerang Store, Te Puru, north of Thames, armed with a pistol-type firearm.
Thursday, 17 February 2011
Submissions open on TCDC's Draft Annual Plan THAMES
— A proposed average rates rise forecast of 2.01 per cent has been endorsed by the Thames-Coromandel District Council in its draft work programme for the year ahead.
Sunday, 23 January 2011
Crash - Sh2, Maramarua THAMES
— On SH2 in the vicinity of Maramarua there has been a serious crash.
Thursday, 23 December 2010
New summer flags fly in Thames THAMES
— Thames' traditional Christmas lights replaced by pohutukawa flags
Pohutukawa-themed flags have replaced Thames' main street's dated lighting system, providing a festive lift for the longer summer daylight hours.
Thursday, 16 December 2010
Lifeguard qualification to be assessed in Thames THAMES
— Thames Centennial Pool to begin assessing national pool lifeguard award
Coromandel Peninsula residents wanting to become nationally qualified pool lifeguards can now train and be assessed in Thames.
Dog killer sentenced to 160 hours community service THAMES
— The Royal New Zealand SPCA describes a convicted dog killer as fortunate he committed the offence prior to the passing of new animal welfare legislation, which allows for tougher sentencing.