Monthly Blogs for May 2017

Riders damage Whangamata cemetery grounds – Waikato Times

Waikato TimesRiders damage Whangamata cemetery groundsWaikato TimesGrassy areas within the cemetery grounds at Whangamata have been damaged by what appears to be either motorbikes or small quad bikes that have been able to fit through the barriers at the gates. Track marks have rutted out the sections of the grass …WhangamataContinue Reading…

Riders damage Whangamata cemetery grounds | Stuff.co.nz – Waikato Times

Waikato TimesRiders damage Whangamata cemetery grounds | Stuff.co.nzWaikato TimesTrack marks have rutted out the sections of the grass reserve within the cemetery.Whangamata Cemetery damaged by vandalsNZCityall 2 news articles » Source: Whangamata News

Whangamata cemetery grounds damaged – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Whangamata cemetery grounds damagedScoop.co.nz (press release)Grassy areas within the cemetery grounds at Whangamata have been damaged by what appears to be either motorbikes or small quad bikes that have been able to fit through the barriers at the gates. Track marks have rutted out the sections of the grass … Source:Continue Reading…

What a $27 million Lotto win could buy you in Thames – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzWhat a $27 million Lotto win could buy you in ThamesStuff.co.nzAll the windows look out on the sea from this multi-million dollar home in Whangamata. Even when you've got multiple millions kicking around, there are still parts of Auckland you can't afford. This private island in the Hauraki Gulf isContinue Reading…

Drivers rescued after flooding in Bay of Plenty – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzDrivers rescued after flooding in Bay of PlentyStuff.co.nzAt 11.30am, fire crews responded to a callout at the Whangamata Veterinary Hospital. Water was threatening to go inside and crews used sandbags to protect the building. Earlier on Saturday, two drivers had to be rescued from their vehicles after rain … Source: WhangamataContinue Reading…

Initiatives aimed at boosting tourism facilities get funding – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Initiatives aimed at boosting tourism facilities get fundingScoop.co.nz (press release)Also on Monday, the Whangamata Community Board approved a Community Grant application from the Whangamata Multi Sport Club for a $1,357 financial contribution towards the cost of improving signage in the Tairua Forest, where the Whangamata …and more » Source: Whangamata News

Flood mitigation works continue at Williamson Park – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Scoop.co.nz (press release)Flood mitigation works continue at Williamson ParkScoop.co.nz (press release)The recent extreme weather events over the last month caused flood damage at Williamson Park in Whangamata, which our Council is still dealing with. "While progress may appear to be slow to the public, we have been working very hardContinue Reading…

Ella Williams finishes seventh at world surfing games – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzElla Williams finishes seventh at world surfing gamesStuff.co.nzElla Williams has missed out narrowly on a spot in the world surfing games finals. New Zealand surfer Ella Williams finished seventh at the World Surfing Games on Tuesday, while the Kiwi men have started strongly. The 22-year-old from Whangamata did …Williams seventhContinue Reading…

Ella Williams finishes seventh at world surfing games | Stuff.co.nz – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzElla Williams finishes seventh at world surfing games | Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nzThe NZ surfing team have made a strong start in France at the world surfing games.SunLive – Williams seventh at World Surfing Games – The Bay's …SunLiveall 2 news articles » Source: Whangamata News

Two local district councils unite to fight mangrove spread – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Scoop.co.nz (press release)Two local district councils unite to fight mangrove spreadScoop.co.nz (press release)"In Whangamata since the early 2000s there's been massive community concern about the spread of mangroves and its impact on the Whangamata Harbour and to date that process has consumed over a decade in time and in excessContinue Reading…

Two local district councils unite to fight mangrove spread | Scoop … – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Scoop.co.nz (press release)Two local district councils unite to fight mangrove spread | Scoop …Scoop.co.nz (press release)Frustration with the cost, time and process to reduce mangrove growth in their areas has seen the Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki District Councils band …and more » Source: Whangamata News

Coromandel 1OO% stores sponsor junior football – Waikato Times

Waikato TimesCoromandel 1OO% stores sponsor junior footballWaikato TimesThe under-11 and under-13 leagues, including Paeroa, Hauraki Plains, Thames, Tairua, Whangamata and Mercury Bay football clubs, are now known as the 1OO% Appliances Thames Valley Competitions. 100% is also sponsoring the district-wide "game …and more » Source: Whangamata News