Search results for: Coromandel

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  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and development of the Sugarloaf Wharf (Te Kouma) and the development of inner harbor facilities closer to Coromandel Town are two work strands within the Coromandel Harbor Facilities Project, announced Thames-Coromandel District Council. “At the Sugarloaf we need to resolve land ownership title for reclaimed land and that will need iwi input and consultation,” […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    At a briefing to the Coromandel Harbor Project Stakeholders Working Group this week, the Chief Executive David Hammond provided an update of the Coromandel Harbor Facilities Project. With the project separated into two work strands – the Sugarloaf Upgrade Project and the Inner Harbor Project – the project management structure has been changed accordingly. Mr […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacks Point boat ramp is now open to the public following a fortnight of dredging to remove mud and silt in Fureys Creek, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The boat ramp, which is beside the Patukirikiri Reserve in Coromandel Town had been closed temporarily due to health and safety concerns around deep mud at the […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft Business Case for the development of the Coromandel Harbor Facilities has been completed, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The draft will be reviewed by an internal review team before being presented to the Coromandel Harbor Stakeholders Working Group and Council’s Economic Development Committee after which it will be presented to the Council. “The presentation of the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A second public briefing about the Coromandel Harbor dredging project has been held recently, which more than 100 people attended. This meeting included the following topics: – Concerns regarding congestion, health and safety and road safety issues at the Sugarloaf Wharf; – Specific user requirements at the Sugarloaf (public space impact – using too much […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council has approved the start of resource consent applications to expand Sugarloaf Wharf to serve the aquaculture industry and address health and safety and congestion issues. The development of a detailed business case was also approved for the half-meter dredging of Furey’s Creek for charter boats and recreational boaties, and the Coromandel dredged […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council recently completed dredging of the Jack’s Point boat ramp in Coromandel Harbor. According to the council, the dredging has been so successful that there’s now access at the ramp 3 hours either side of high tide. “We encourage recreational boaties and fishers to use this much-improved facility and we hope to make […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacks Point ramp beside the Patukirikiri Reserve has been closed temporarily due to health and safety concerns around deep mud at the end of the ramp, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The Coromandel-Colville Community Board has approved further dredging of Fureys Creek to help improve the use and access around the ramp. The dredging will […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Thames-Coromandel District has just released a snapshot of some of the infrastructure works going around the district in October and November. In Mercury Bay, the coastal protection wall being built at Brophy’s Beach is going well and will be completed by November. The Tairua-Pauanui flood protection works, including construction of a bridge extension at Manaia Road […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay, as part of a wider program of work to protect the Coromandel coastline, the Thames-Coromandel District Council reports. A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, and the council […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council said it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures. The comment follows the release of a statement from TCDC focusing on the need to […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed a $170,000 contribution to the cost of investigating ways of retaining sand at Buffalo Beach on the Coromandel. The decision, at the council’s latest meeting, will come as part of the regional council’s ongoing support for the Whitianga Coastal Futures project and be a critical next step in identifying long […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Total Marine Services has been awarded the tender for the Tairua Wharf Project, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The $1.4 million scheme involves rebuilding works on the existing wharf and taking the opportunity to widen it to allow permitted vehicles (emergency/commercial) to use it. The boat launch ramp will be widened and extended with two pontoons […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, Thames Coromandel District Council said in their latest release.  “Emergency works to protect and stabilize the embankment at this location will start this week,” said Area Manager North, Allan Tiplady. The weather event […]

  • 26 November 2013

    The Green Party is calling on the Government to send a clear message to Sea Group Holdings Limited that it will not be allowed to carry out its plans to dredge mine tailings in in the Schedule 4 protected area of McGregor Bay. Coromandel residents and their supporters are trying to stop Sea Group Holdings […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the rock seawall extension at Buffalo Beach in Whitianga will be completed by the end of June, according to Thames-Coromandel District. The rock seawall is being constructed to protect the road, residential properties and the reserve on Buffalo Beach Road from coastal erosion. “We needed the strength of a rock wall here as the beach […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Buffalo Beach rock wall extension in Whitianga has begun and is expected to be completed by June, according to Thames-Coromandel District Council. This scheme will be the extension of the existing rock wall for another 120m and the project will cost $633,100. “Meanwhile if you see some diggers around Dundas Street – that’s the Marina Society […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Thames-Coromandel District Council has provided funds for extension works on rock walls at Buffalo Beach, in Whitianga, and at Cooks Beach. Due to a storm from last month several areas of the two beaches have been damaged and eroded. According to Mayor Glenn Leach erosion at Buffalo Beach has been intensified by the […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All is ready for the next phase of the Whitianga’s Boat Ramp Project, reported today the Thames Coromandel District Council. Earlier this year the Mercury Bay Community Board supported this project which sets out the plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around the town. According to the District, the plan looks at ways to […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to begin just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek, Waikato Regional Council informs. The first phase of these works including sediment control and erosion protection structures will begin next week. This supports the larger construction works to ensure no sediment impacts the downstream wetland and harbor. “The work, when […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement that the HMNZS Manawanui will pay a final visit to Whitianga from 30 January to 5 February for ceremonies and parades ahead of its official decommissioning on 23 February at Devonport. The ship will be berthed at the wharf for most of its visit and minor disruption […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A beach nourishment work at the Purangi Estuary end of Cooks Beach is officially underway, Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement. The work started last week and will take about 14 days to complete. According to the council, it will involve the extraction of 1650m3 of sand from the spit and placing it […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has granted consent to Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL) to dispose of dredged sediment at an authorized dumping site.  According to EPA’s announcement, the consent is to dump dredged material from maintenance dredging (up to 50,000 cubic meters per year) and capital dredging (up to 2,000,000 cubic meters over the […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A wooden groyne is to be trialed at Buffalo Beach, off the end of the already completed stage two rock seawall, announced today the Thames-Coromandel Council. It’s expected the groyne will promote enough sand build-up towards the north of Buffalo Beach to negate the construction of a further rock seawall as well as allow for more […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Whangamata Bar is regarded as one of New Zealand’s premier surfing waves. The steep faced left hander breaks along an ebb-tidal delta at the entrance to Whangamata Harbour. The wave often produces long makeable barrels and high performance sections. The sand bar that sculpts these classic waves is at the centre of an ongoing […]