Coromandel Peninsula news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Coromandel Peninsula on 27 February 2017.

Coromandel Peninsula News


Waikato Times
High fire risk on Coromandel Peninsula despite recent rains
Waikato Times
The fire risk for the Coromandel Peninsula is extreme and the public are being asked to respect the on-going fire ban currently in place. "We are in a critical position on the Coromandel that any possible fire outbreaks could do significant damage to ...

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 14 Feb 2017 
Man in critical condition after boat hits rocks at high speed in Coromandel
New Zealand Herald
A fishing boat is wedged on rocks at Cooks Beach after the boat was driven onto them at high speed at high tide. Photo / Brett Osborne. A man is in a critical condition after a boating accident in the Coromandel. The victim was one of four people in a ...

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 30 Jan 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Missing father, daughter fishing off Firth of Thames found adrift
Stuff.co.nz
A man and his daughter who failed to return from a fishing trip have been found. The 73-year-old man and his 46-year-old daughter set off for a day-long trip on the western side of the Firth of Thames, north of Miranda, at 10.30am on Friday. "Their ...

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 25 Feb 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Amazing Spaces checks out the best Kiwi bach on the Coromandel
Stuff.co.nz
Amazing Spaces' presenter George Clarke checks out Ken Crosson's family bach on the Coromandel peninsula. One of New Zealand's most-lauded holiday homes has made a star appearance on the first episode of a new series of George Clarke's Amazing ...

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 3 Feb 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Community inspects the devastation after four homes razed by out-of-control Coromandel scrub fire
Stuff.co.nz
Houses razed to the ground, this is the devastation left behind by a wind-fuelled scrub fire on the Coromandel Peninsula. A long-standing self-sufficient community was destroyed by the flames near Whitianga on Tuesday night. Around 25 residents of the ...
Four houses destroyed, more threatened by out-of-control scrub fire near WhitiangaThe Press
Bush Fire Concerning Property Owned By Wilderland TrustScoop.co.nz (press release)

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 18 Jan 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Drama-free start to 2017 in the Coromandel
Stuff.co.nz
Coromandel's holiday hot spots enjoyed a relatively drama-free start to 2017, despite arrests being up on previous years. And with the biggest party of the festive season now over, the focus of police has shifted to the first wave of holidaymakers ...

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 1 Jan 2017 
Holidaymakers spend wet night in cars
New Zealand Herald
Around 30 carloads of holidaymakers have spent the night in their cars stranded by rising floodwaters in the Coromandel. Prescott's Garages in the small settlement of Hikuai has turned into an unlikely emergency relief centre as road closures trapped ...

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 26 Sep 2016 
Petition supporting Coromandel harbourmaster stood down for trying to free orca gaining momentum
TVNZ
DOC says it was informed of the trapped orca around 9.30am Wednesday, but all trained staff were on an island on the other side of the Coromandel Peninsula. An attempt to free the whale Wednesday afternoon failed due to weather conditions. Later in the ...

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 16 Dec 2016 

Stuff.co.nz
Bach living: A remote Coromandel beach house
Stuff.co.nz
But the long journey is worth it when the destination is an architecturally designed glass and timber home on the north-eastern side of the Coromandel Peninsula. It sits on a remote headland backed by forest park and a kiwi sanctuary, with a rough ...

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 30 Dec 2016 

Stuff.co.nz
Girl's sudden, serious medical condition prompts airlift from Coromandel Peninsula
Stuff.co.nz
A serious condition which came on suddenly meant a 12-year-old had to be flown from the Coromandel Peninsula to hospital. It was Sunday afternoon when the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was sent to the northern Coromandel ...

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 1 Jan 2017 

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