1140 days ago

Information for Coromandel and Thames residents

The Team from Waikato Region Emergency Management

If you reside in a low-lying area on the East Coast of the Coromandel Peninsula OR if you are effected by King tide inundation, please self evacuate immediately.

This specifically refers to beach-front properties, and properties on estuaries who have been flooded before in very high tides combined with storm surges. Our Civil Defence are set up at and open as of 10am for a safe place to wait for further information:

Civil Defence are set up at and open for a safe place to wait for further information:
*Coromandel St John Ambulance - 355 Tiki Road Coromandel
*Whitianga Town Hall – 22 Monk Street Whitianga
*Tairua Hall – 210 Main Road Tairua
*Whangamata Town Hall - 320 Port Road Whangamata
*Thames Civic Centre - 200 Mary Street Thames

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2 days ago

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed!

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This service supports elderly, ill and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves.
Volunteering is a fun and rewarding experience. Being a Meals on Wheels driver takes about two hours one day a week, fortnight or month, or even casually depending on your availability.
For further information please contact us on 07 849 0285 or email: waikato@redcross.org.nz

1 day ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

1 day ago

Commemorative Royal Crockery at Thames Museum

Carolyn from Thames

Thames Museum is celebrating its reopening with a new display of souvenir crockery for Queen's Birthday weekend and the month of June. Cups, plates and photos tell a story of significant events during the reign of each monarch from Queen Victoria to Elizabeth II. We look forward to welcoming you. The Museum is complying with all Covid-19 control measures.