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

Coromandel Peninsula News

Four Coromandel homes uninhabitable after floods - council
New Zealand Herald
A person makes his way along the flooded section of State Highway 25, at Hikuai near Pauanui last week. Photo / Alan Gibson. Four homes are uninhabitable after heavy rain lashed Coromandel last week. The area was in the firing line when a rain-packed ...

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 14 Mar 2017 

Māori Television
Motorists urged to drive to conditions in Coromandel
Māori Television
Motorists are being urged to drive to the conditions, as slips and flooding continue to affect state highways in the Coromandel. The New Zealand transport authority has advised road users should expect delays and avoid any non-essential travel. Road ...
UPDATED 2PM: Regions bashed by rainSunLive
Coromandel road users should continue to take extra careScoop.co.nz (press release)

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 11 Mar 2017 

Newshub
The big deluge: Fresh weather warnings as slips affect Coromandel homes, close roads, power off
New Zealand Herald
After a turbulent night of thunderstorms and high winds, a key highway on the eastern side of Coromandel Peninsula and rural roads in southeast Auckland remain closed because of flooding and slips. State Highway 25 is closed at Whiritoa because of ...
Wild weather: Update on road closures, school closuresMāori Television
Coromandel residents pray for storm's endNewshub
Coromandel bracing for day twoSunLive
TVNZ -Radio New Zealand -Scoop.co.nz (press release)
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 9 Mar 2017 
Watch NZH Local Focus: Coromandel locals stick together
New Zealand Herald
"The roads are pretty rough, but the people here are resilient and we've been here before, done that." Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga arrived at the beachfront town with food and water - meeting with locals to assess the situation. "The only ...

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 9 Mar 2017 

Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The clean-up begins for the Coromandel
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The Coromandel took a hammering in the last week with the weather affecting most of our roads, closing schools and businesses and isolating communities some without power and water. Over the 5 days our district had approximately 850ml of rainfall ...
Coromandel clean-up beginsSunLive

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 13 Mar 2017 
Coromandel council upset by tree vandalism
NZCity
It wasn't just the wild weather that caused tree damage in the Coromandel Peninsula over the past week. Thames-Coromandel District Council is upset that the storm was used as an opportunity for vandalism on public land. Mercury Bay acting area manager ...

 15 Mar 2017 

Waikato Times
Army called in to Coromandel to help with Sundaise festivalgoers
Waikato Times
Sundaise festivalgoers had to evacuate in the dark after heavy rain caused flooding at the Coromandel campsite. By the time Sundaise organisers decided to evacuate early on Saturday morning, floodwaters were chest deep in parts of the Coromandel ...

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 11 Mar 2017 

The Southland Times
Flood washes campers and their car out of Coromandel paddock
The Southland Times
Coromandel Peninsula cut off. Eggleton related how Oscar took his jersey off and threw it in the water to gauge the current of the river and watched the drift-line of the jersey. The tree that saved the lives of a young couple. Ian Eggleton of Rangihau ...

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 9 Mar 2017 
Young boy flown to hospital after falling through glass window whilst holidaying Coromandel
New Zealand Herald
A 10-year-old boy tripped and fell through a glass window while on a family holiday in the Coromandel. Photo / Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust. A family holiday turned into a medical emergency yesterdaywhen a young boy was flown to hospital after ...

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 22 Feb 2017 

SunLive
SH25A Kopu-Hikuai Rd 50th anniversary
SunLive
This week marks a significant milestone in the history of one of Coromandel Peninsula's key access routes. On a very wet day, 50 years ag,o a ceremony was held to open 29 kilometres of state highway that connects the towns of Tairua and Hikuai and ...

 22 Mar 2017 

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