Monthly Blogs for January 2017

First National sees land, housing shortage in coastal areas – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

First National sees land, housing shortage in coastal areasScoop.co.nz (press release)“Our Whangamata office has seen the number of available developable sections drop by more than 90% over the past 12 months – and at Waihi Beach, vacant sections are in such high demand that they're being sold up to 36Continue Reading…

Annual Whangamata Lions Craft & Farmers Market on again – Waikato Times

Waikato TimesAnnual Whangamata Lions Craft & Farmers Market on againWaikato TimesAnniversary Weekend is only a week away and the Whangamata Lions are well on their way to being ready for their annual Craft and Farmers Market. Lion John Hares said it is an easy walk along the main street toContinue Reading…

Life in a resort town: Whangamata, Coromandel Peninsula – The Southland Times

The Southland TimesLife in a resort town: Whangamata, Coromandel PeninsulaThe Southland TimesConsidered a surfing mecca, the beach at Whangamata is perfectly safe for swimming, but also boasts one of the best breaks in the country – the world-class Whangamata Bar. The legendary left-hand break attracts surfers from all over theContinue Reading…

Life in a resort town: Whangamata, Coromandel Peninsula – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzLife in a resort town: Whangamata, Coromandel PeninsulaStuff.co.nzConsidered a surfing mecca, the beach at Whangamata is perfectly safe for swimming, but also boasts one of the best breaks in the country – the world-class Whangamata Bar. The legendary left-hand break attracts surfers from all over the globe. It's … Source:Continue Reading…

Titahi Bay surf boat crews find it tough at Whangamata on January 2 – The Dominion Post

The Dominion PostTitahi Bay surf boat crews find it tough at Whangamata on January 2The Dominion PostA photograph taken of the Titahi Bay under-19 women's surf boat crew in trouble after hitting a wave belied the conditions at Whangamata on January 2. The largely benign water for round two ofContinue Reading…

Two rescue flights for assault victims in Whangamata – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzTwo rescue flights for assault victims in WhangamataStuff.co.nzTwo men, including a teenager, had to be airlifted to hospital after being involved in serious assaults in Whangamata at New Year's. The two rescue flights were part of 26 missions carried out by the Auckland and Whitianga Westpac rescue helicopter …Hot rodContinue Reading…