Monthly Blogs for July 2017

Tropical Depression Six Forms in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico; Tropical Storm Watch Issued in Florida

Tropical Depression Six Forms in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico; Tropical Storm Watch Issued in Florida  The Weather ChannelIt will be a wet Monday and Tuesday across South Florida  Sun SentinelTropical Depression Six forms in Gulf of Mexico; heavy rainfall for Tampa Bay  Tampabay.comFull coverage Source: Whangamata News

Russia bans VPNs to stop users from looking at censored sites

Russia bans VPNs to stop users from looking at censored sites  CNNMoneyPutin Bans VPNs to Stop Russians Accessing Prohibited Websites  U.S. News & World ReportPutin signs law to strip convicted terrorists of Russian citizenship — RT News  Standard Republic (press release) (blog)Full coverage Source: Whangamata News

Gunfire follows suicide bombing at Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

Gunfire follows suicide bombing at Iraqi Embassy in Kabul  Los Angeles TimesKabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital  BBC NewsIraqi Embassy in Kabul Attacked After Suicide Blast Destroys Gate  New York TimesUPDATED: ISIS claims attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul  RudawFull coverage Source: Whangamata News

Model 3's Buzz Belies US Market Barely Getting a Lift From EVs

Model 3’s Buzz Belies US Market Barely Getting a Lift From EVs  BloombergTesla’s Highly Anticipated Model 3 Just Entered ‘Production Hell’  Greentech MediaWant Tesla’s new Model 3 in red? That’ll cost $1000 extra  ABC15 ArizonaLaunch of Tesla’s mass-market Model 3 is a major milestone  The AustralianTesla Model 3 reviewers are in love: “Yes, theContinue Reading…

5 things for Monday, July 31: Russia, Venezuela, Australia

5 things for Monday, July 31: Russia, Venezuela, Australia  CNNVenezuela Vote: Many Polling Places Empty as Millions Stay Home  NBCNews.comVenezuela’s Maduro claims poll victory as opposition cries foul  BBC NewsTurnout in Venezuela Assembly Vote Another Point of Conflict  U.S. News & World ReportVenezuela’s election losers  Fox NewsFull coverage Source: Whangamata News

Nearly 500,000 visitors to Coromandel last summer | Scoop News – Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Nearly 500,000 visitors to Coromandel last summer | Scoop NewsScoop.co.nz (press release)Nearly half a million people visited the Coromandel over the last Christmas-New Years period, according to our latest peak population study.and more » Source: Whangamata News

Smugshot: Readers' travel photos of the week – Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzSmugshot: Readers' travel photos of the weekStuff.co.nzMy sister, Caitlin, and I spent a lot of time in Whangamata as children, spending our summers with our grandparents who lived there for 13 years. Caitlin moved away to England, and my grandparents have sadly passed away since. So when she came back …Continue Reading…