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Thames Coromandel District Council
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The Thames-Coromandel District is home to over 50 diverse coastal settlements and rural communities, each with its own unique character, needs and expections for the future. The District is serviced by seven main settlements - Thames, Coromandel, Matarangi, Whitianga, Tairua, Pauanui and Whangamata. In addition, there are a large number of smaller settlements located across the District, including those at Cooks Beach, Whangapoua, Port Charles, Te Puru, Tapu and Hikutaia. 

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Tuesday, 7 June 2011
Strong interest in tsunami strategy Hundreds of people attended two open days in Whitianga over Queen’s birthday weekend to discuss plans for a new Eastern Coromandel Tsunami Strategy being developed by Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and Waikato Regional Council. 363 views

Tuesday, 5 April 2011
Coromandel Peninsula's public fields to be turfed Turf renovations begin next Monday. 109 views

School students tackle Thames foreshore 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. 191 views

Thursday, 31 March 2011
Massive Coromandel coastal cleanup this weekend Volunteers and boats wanted. 188 views

Thursday, 24 March 2011
Kennedy Bay, Tuateawa and Port Charles Road Closures Road closures planned to repair damage from last storm. 270 views

Monday, 14 March 2011
Mercury Bay Community Board to be briefed on Tsunami Strategy The Mercury Bay Community Board will next Tuesday 22 March receive a briefing on plans for a new Eastern Coromandel Tsunami Strategy, which will initially focus on responding to the risks posed to Whitianga. 411 views

Friday, 4 March 2011
Regional Policy Statement Submission Approved Joint submission asks Environment Waikato to justify proposed increases. 130 views

District Plan Review Direction-Setting Document Approved District Plan Review Now Underway. 168 views

Hauraki Cycleway Proposal Council briefed on the proposed Hauraki cycleway. 265 views

Freedom Camping Policy Update Community Boards to determine suitable areas for legal self-contained freedom camping. 120 views

Thursday, 17 February 2011
New local and regional Councillors to tour Peninsula next week Two-day combined tour to address important multi-agency matters. 117 views

Submissions open on TCDC's Draft Annual Plan 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. 192 views

Wednesday, 2 February 2011
Extreme caution urged on Peninsula's local roads Single-lane roads vulnerable to further slips. 309 views

Saturday, 29 January 2011
Coromandel cleaning up after Cyclone Wilma Crews working hard to clear slips. 407 views

Thursday, 23 December 2010
New summer flags fly in 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. 231 views

Shellfish warning continues for lower east coast of Coromandel Peninsula Shellfish toxins still found from Tairua through to the Bay of Plenty. 185 views

Friday, 17 December 2010
Council wants all to have fun this summer but not at expense of others Clean and safe beaches to be monitored daily Coromandel Peninsula bylaws officers will work with the police and fire services over summer to keep beaches and communities safe and clean. 115 views

Thursday, 16 December 2010
Lifeguard qualification to be assessed in 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. 229 views

Most spa pools are not exempt from pool fencing regulations Lockable lids make no difference unless spa pool sides are higher than 1.2 metres Soaking in a hot spa on the deck is a pleasure enjoyed by many, particularly after taking part in strenuous exercise but it's not just as simple as buying a portable spa and plugging it in. 253 views

Thursday, 9 December 2010
New book provides link to Thames' Boer rifles Callaway book signing gives opportunity for public to view rifles Locals will have their first public opportunity next Wednesday to see the recently re-located collection of 15 Boer War rifles originally gifted to the then Thames Borough Council in 1904. 142 views

Record number of events this Coromandel summer Visitors and residents can expect an epic summer on the Coromandel Peninsula if the number of event applications already received by the Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) is anything to go by. 115 views

Hot weather prompts call for people to check their pool fences If it's more than 400mm deep it probably needs to be fenced Soaring temperatures and the rapidly approaching school holidays have prompted a reminder from Thames-Coromandel District Council that all pool owners need to check that they are conforming with the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987. 162 views

Thursday, 25 November 2010
Coromandel Peninsula opens condolence books for families of Pike River tragedy Condolence books open in TCDC area offices from Monday Mayor Glenn Leach has responded quickly to the Pike River tragedy by expressing his condolences to the families of the 29 men by opening condolence books at all Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) offices. 175 views

Elected members and staff focus on road safety ahead of Coromandel summer Elected members and staff of Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) are backing efforts to make the Peninsula's roads safer this summer. 156 views

Summer bus service for Mercury Bay and Hahei This coming summer's bus services in Mercury Bay and Hahei will be operated by Murphy Busses and Paradise Cabs. Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and Environment Waikato (EW) awarded the contracts after reviewing proposals from four companies. 204 views

Thursday, 18 November 2010
High quality local ideas win concessions Local businesses take opportunity to operate from Coromandel reserves  Locals have secured non-exclusive three-year concessions to operate businesses from Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) reserves, subject to Council approval in December. 116 views

Monday, 15 November 2010
Interim agreement reached between TCDC and Wilderland Trust Trust has until December 13 to provide action plan to meet Council requirements Court action against the Wilderland Trust has been deferred until February next year by agreement between the Trust and the Thames-Coromandel District Council after negotiations between the two parties on Friday. 161 views

Thursday, 11 November 2010
Tessa Duder to lead workshops for Peninsula writers Award-winning New Zealand author Tessa Duder is to lead free workshops for writers at each of the three District libraries this month. 153 views

Thursday, 4 November 2010
Urban settlements on the Peninsula photographed from above Photographers in two aeroplanes made the most of Labour weekend's fine weather to update Thames-Coromandel District Council's (TCDC) high resolution aerial photographs of the Coromandel Peninsula's settlements. 220 views

Current Community Board delegations confirmed while new powers are considered Mayor wants robust process to define new role for community Boards Thames-Coromandel District Council is committed to expanding the role of the five community boards on the Coromandel Peninsula but wants to make haste slowly in order to get the process right. 147 views

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