Monthly Blogs for April 2017

Scoop Business » First National sees house prices, listings, up in … – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Scoop Business » First National sees house prices, listings, up in …Scoop.co.nz (press release)First National Real Estate Chief Executive, Bob Brereton, says a steady increase in both listings and sales prices, around New Zealand, supports the view that …and more » Source: Whangamata News

Live: Anzac Day services around the Bay – New Zealand Herald

Live: Anzac Day services around the BayNew Zealand HeraldThe dawn Flag Ceremony – this year officiated by RSA Padre Terri Sorenson and assistant with Padre Ross Falconer the bugler – at Whangamata Beach continues to attract more people each year with crowds covering the area in front of the surfContinue Reading…

Live: Anzac Day services around the Bay – Bay of Plenty Times – Bay … – New Zealand Herald

Live: Anzac Day services around the Bay – Bay of Plenty Times – Bay …New Zealand HeraldTauranga Civic Memorial Service – Bay of Plenty Times.and more » Source: Whangamata News

Anzac Day services around the Bay – New Zealand Herald

Anzac Day services around the BayNew Zealand HeraldThe dawn Flag Ceremony – this year officiated by RSA Padre Terri Sorenson and assistant with Padre Ross Falconer the bugler – at Whangamata Beach continues to attract more people each year with crowds covering the area in front of the surf club,Continue Reading…

Defence force deployed to Coromandel in preparation for storm – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzDefence force deployed to Coromandel in preparation for stormStuff.co.nzTowler said many people had left the peninsula to stay with family and friends elsewhere. Civil Defence had directed 50 motor caravans to leave the peninsula. "Whangamata has been hammered by two recent storms causing flooding in residential areas, …Live updates: Cyclone CookContinue Reading…

Live updates: Cyclone Cook hits New Zealand – Newshub

NewshubLive updates: Cyclone Cook hits New ZealandNewshub12:30pm: Air New Zealand has suspended flights at Tauranga Airport and expects to be unable to operate to and from a number of North Island airports as Cyclone Cook hits the regions. 12:28pm: In Whangamata a BBQ has been picked up by high windsContinue Reading…

Holidaymakers in low-lying parts of Coromandel asked to leave as Cyclone Cook brings flooding – New Zealand Herald

New Zealand HeraldHolidaymakers in low-lying parts of Coromandel asked to leave as Cyclone Cook brings floodingNew Zealand HeraldPeople living or holidaying in low-lying areas of Coromandel Peninsula are being asked to evacuate. The Defence Force has already been sent to the district, and four Unimogs are expected to arrive beforeContinue Reading…

New Zealand surfer Ella Williams quickly eliminated at Bells Beach … – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzNew Zealand surfer Ella Williams quickly eliminated at Bells Beach …Stuff.co.nzNew Zealand surfer can't make progress against two world champions at Australia's famous contest.and more » Source: Whangamata News

Tasman Tempest dropped near-record rainfalls on upper North Island – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzTasman Tempest dropped near-record rainfalls on upper North IslandStuff.co.nzTwo sections of SH25 near Whangamata were also closed. About 200 festival goers were evacuated early on March 11 from Sundaise Festival near Waihi, due to flooding. On March 12, the third significant rainfall event occurred. In Rotorua, Utuhina Stream … Source: WhangamataContinue Reading…

Three unbeaten teams remain in Thames Valley Senior A club rugby – Waikato Times

Waikato TimesThree unbeaten teams remain in Thames Valley Senior A club rugbyWaikato TimesCole Berridge and Stephen Wise scored for Whangamata, with Wise's try being the result of some tremendous team work and a lengthy build up from a free kick about 40m from the try line. The visiting team scoredContinue Reading…

Yacht rescue ahead of storm – SunLive

SunLiveYacht rescue ahead of stormSunLiveThe wisdom of deciding to put to sea with a cyclone remnant bearing down on the Bay is being questioned by the Waihi Beach Volunteer Coastguard crew who spent a day escorting the yacht and its skipper to Whangamata. Skipper Jim Pooley and four crew … Source:Continue Reading…

Blue skies and sunshine in Whangamata this morning – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Blue skies and sunshine in Whangamata this morningScoop.co.nz (press release)Blue skies and sunshine in Whangamata this morning. Thank you everyone for following us over the past few days while we faced the dregs of Cyclone Debbie. The worst has passed and the weather warning has been lifted. We are nowContinue Reading…