Coromandel Peninsula news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Coromandel Peninsula on 21 August 2018.

Coromandel Peninsula News

Waikato Times
New direction for Thames Rotary
Waikato Times
... public speaking and networking with business people, she said. "It looks really good on your CV when you're going for jobs to be a member of a service group such as Rotary." Thames Rotary was established in 1949 and covers the Coromandel Peninsula.

Woman climber who fell to her death at Castle Rock identified as US citizen
New Zealand Herald
A woman who fell to her death while climbing a popular cliff face in the Coromandel has been identified as a 28-year-old United States citizen. Emergency services were called to Castle Rock near Whitianga just before 10.30am yesterday after reports of ...

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 20 Aug 2018 

Gilmour has a podium in her sights for Coromandel
A podium finish is at the forefront of Emma Gilmour's goals for the fifth round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship at the Coromandel Peninsula this weekend. The Dunedin rally driver has come tantalisingly close, with two ...

 14 Aug 2018 

Newstalk ZB
Coromandel frogs at risk from gold diggers
Newstalk ZB
Archey's frogs are at risk in the Coromandel from gold diggers, but a battle for their survival is taking place. Oceana Gold is drilling in areas where five Archey's frogs have been found, raising concerns from local action group Coromandel Watchdog ...
Conservationists are concerned Archey's frogs are under threat on the Coromandel PeninsulaNZCity

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 10 Aug 2018 

Myrtle rust found in two Coromandel sites
The fungal disease myrtle rust has been found in two locations on the Coromandel Peninsula. The disease attacks plants and trees in the myrtle family including pōhutukawa, rātā, mānuka, lilly pilly and feijoa. It was first detected in Auckland in late ...

 31 Jul 2018
Wheelchair no barrier to Coromandel culinary business success
Products are sold online at, available in several stores around the Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato and Auckland, and they also promote their products at food shows. For the past three years, they have been part of the Coromandel ...

 24 Jul 2018 

Most of Coromandel stranded trampers now out
Nearly 60 trampers were stuck in the Coromandel Peninsula last night due to the wild weather. Most of them have since made it out. The storm swept down the North Island causing slips and flooding across Auckland and the Coromandel. Department of ...
Coromandel cut off by flooding, slipsOtago Daily Times
Most trampers stranded in Coromandel now outRadio New Zealand
Travellers describe 'terrifying' conditions on Coromandel roads as wild weather continuesNewstalk ZB

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 16 Jul 2018
Storm heading for Bay of Plenty, Coromandel cut off by flooding and slips
New Zealand Herald
The Coromandel Peninsula also remained completely cut off with the flooding and slips causing both state highways to be closed. The rain had eased off by about 7pm and the king tide had little effect on the area. But Bay of Plenty police were now ...
Coromandel Peninsula highway reopens as work continues to clear storm
Flooding and slips isolate Coromandel PeninsulaRadio New Zealand
Visitors stranded by Coromandel floods, slips in winter delugeWaikato Times

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 15 Jul 2018 

Waikato Times
Coromandel groups lobby Government to extend mining ban Te Aroha
Waikato Times
The Karangahake Gorge is included in the area two anti-mining groups are lobbying for protection from mining. (File). Anti-mining groups Protect Karangahake and Coromandel Watchdog have co-authored an open letter calling for the Government to keep its ...

 12 Jul 2018 

Māori Television
Sixth kauri dieback site found on Coromandel Peninsula
Māori Television
A sixth kauri dieback site in the Waikato region has been found on the Coromandel Peninsula. The disease that kills mighty kauri trees has been found in a forest on a private property at Tairua, Waikato Regional Council confirmed. It had already been ...

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 20 Jun 2018 

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