Coromandel Peninsula news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Coromandel Peninsula on 23 October 2017.

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Orca for playmates at Coromandel beach - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
The whale, nicknamed Willy, can be seen swimming close to shore on Hahei beach.

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 22 Oct 2017 
Watch: Killer whale receives mixed reaction from Coromandel beach goers
TVNZ
Willy the Whale at Hahei Beach joined the group for a frolic in the sea today, but they weren't sticking around. Source: Supplied. A video of an orca a few metres from swimmers at Hahei Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula is on social media and is ...

 22 Oct 2017 
Early detection helps stop marine pest on Coromandel Peninsula
Voxy
A harbour surveillance programme on the Coromandel Peninsula has led to the quick identification of the marine pest fanworm, preventing its spread to other vessels. It's the second year Waikato Regional Council has used the Bay of Plenty Regional ...

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 18 Oct 2017 
Watch: Incredible footage of Hahei orca coming close to brave swimmers
TVNZ
Watch: Incredible footage of Hahei orca coming close to brave swimmers. Fri, Oct 20. share. Source: 1 NEWS. An orca came a little too close for comfort today, after friends enjoying a swim in the Coromandel Peninsula were joined by the friendly ...

 21 Oct 2017 
Spear fisherman found alive and well after being reported missing in Coromandel
New Zealand Herald
A spear fisherman reported missing off the Coromandel Peninsula has been found alive and well. A search was underway on Saturday after the man's friend reported him missing to police just after 1pm. He was reported missing at Whiritoa, off Kon Tiki Rd, ...

 16 Sep 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Notable Coromandel conservationist Arthur Hinds killed in chainsaw accident
Stuff.co.nz
Hinds, 70, led one of the country's most successful kiwi protection projects and numerous conservation efforts across the Waikato and Coromandel. He was hit by a falling tree while working with a chainsaw on a property in Whenuakite, north of Tairua, ...

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 27 Sep 2017 
Beach, bach, beauty in the Coromandel
New Zealand Herald
A couple of weeks before our weekend in Hahei, we made the mistake of talking about Hot Water Beach with our nearly-4-year-old, and from that point on, all she could talk about when we mentioned the trip was "digging a hole in the beach". We tried to ...

 23 Jul 2017 

Newstalk ZB
Men rescued from sinking yacht off Coromandel
Newstalk ZB
Two men have been rescued from a sinking yacht off the top of the Coromandel Peninsula. Coastguard got a call from the men at 6.30 last night, saying the hull of the 8.5 metre vessel was cracked. Duty officer Tony Winyard said they'd been sailing ...

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 5 Aug 2017 
Geoffrey Robinson: Many oppose Doc's 1080 drops on the Coromandel
New Zealand Herald
Environmental activists on the Coromandel have long opposed the local use of 1080. Photo / File Photo. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter twitter.

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 13 Jun 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Cyclone Cook: Residents of low-lying Coromandel coastal communities told to evacuate
New Zealand Herald
Residents of more than a dozen low-lying Coromandel Peninsula coastal communities are being told to get out immediately. The Thames-Coromandel District Council says many communities are now being affected by king tide flooding and people need to ...
Coromandel residents brace themselves for Cyclone CookMāori Television
Evacuations underway in CoromandelSunLive
Defence force deployed to Coromandel in preparation for stormStuff.co.nz
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
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 13 Apr 2017 

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