Whangamata, New Zealand Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Weather and Roading Update #6Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Scoop

    Stony Bay is cut off because of a slip near the end of Port Charles Road and State Highway 25 between Te Mata and Kereta will be closed overnight, also because of slips. Travel on the Thames Coast Road is not advised as further slips may close it, stranding travellers.

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  2. School camps cut off, roads closed as rivers riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Waikato Times

    More than 100 children will remain at a camp at Port Waikato overnight after a large slip blocked their exit. A welfare centre is being set-up at Ngaruawahia High School for people who can't get to their homes on Waingaro Road and Glen Massey, Pukemiro and Glen Afton areas.

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  3. Whangamata residents battered by second round of floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    The second deluge to hit Terry and Steph Muttons' Whangamata home in less than a month has left another problem involving number twos. The couple have had to deal with sewage bubbling up an overloaded wastewater system into the downstairs level of their home after the latest round of flooding.

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  4. Imagine 21,000 bottles of water poured over your house - that's the deluge in WhangaparaoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    This year New Zealand has been hit by the bomb low in January, in March there was the Tasman Tempest and now ex-Cyclone Debbie is hammering parts of the country. And there have been several instances of places receiving more rainfall in a day - in some cases in a few hours - than they usually get in a month.

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  5. Weather and Roading Update #5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Scoop

    Sailors Grave road - 100m south of turnoff on ocean side a slip has undermined the road caution is required. Photo: Stef Durre Heavy rain is expected to continue to fall on the Coromandel Peninsula this evening and overnight until the low weather system passes tomorrow morning.

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  6. Wild weather still packing a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    Today, much of the upper North Island copped the worst of it: homes were flooded, landslips caused heartache, roads and schools closed, public transport was disrupted and many residents were simply told to stay home as the tail of deadly Cyclone Debbie lashed the country. Thursday, the middle of the country is in the firing line, with the Whanganui River at Pipiriki forecast to peak 13.3 metres by midnight; leading to evacuations from low-lying areas this afternoon and defence force personnel helping prepare for flooding.

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  7. YES Programme 2017: Call for nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Scoop

    "Nominations close next Thursday and so far we haven't received a single application," says Helen Flynn, Thames Valley Civil Defence Manager. "This is an amazing opportunity for our young people living on the east coast ," adds Mrs Flynn.

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  8. Cyclone Debbie swamps WhangamataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    Nita Petersen watches as fire service crew attempt to pump water from her flooded Given Avenue property in Whangamata. Photo / Lesley Staniland In 28 years at her Whangamata house, Nita Petersen has never seen her property flooded as much as this morning.

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  9. Ella Williams to compete for wildcard spot at Bells Beach for World Surf League eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | Waikato Times

    Ella Williams knows that if you want something, sometimes you have to take a risk to have a chance to obtain it. The 22-year-old Kiwi surfer is going just that this weekend when she goes to trial for the wildcard spot in the upcoming Rip Curl Women's Pro at Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia.

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  10. Fishing: Patches of hot action available despite less than stellar summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | The New Zealand Herald

    There are some rare patches of hot action around the coast, but overall the summer won't go down as one to remember. A game fishing contest out of Tutukaka saw 66 boats fishing for four days for just four marlin and fishermen looking for snapper off Waihi beach and Tauranga are struggling to find fish.

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  11. Was this the wettest March Auckland has ever had?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    It was a rare thing to go anywhere without a brolly this March so it shouldn't come as a surprise to find the days of torrential rain not only left their mark on the landscape but also on long-standing weather records. The endless days of rain were so bad they have re-written the record books.

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  12. Coromandel economy thrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Coromandel economy grew by 3.3 per cent in 2016, and the indicators are that spending and investment is set to continue, according to the latest data provided by Infometrics, an independent company that provides economic analysis and forecasts. "But it also shows that we need to have strong strategies and solid planning in place so we can respond effectively and efficiently," Mrs Goudie said.

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  13. Scheduled power outage for Whangamata - Tuesday 4 AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Scoop

    Next Tuesday Powerco needs to turn off the power supply in Whangamata so that their contractors can safely complete preventive maintenance work to improve the reliability of the line and prevent future serious faults and outages. As a result power will be shut off to Whangamata and surrounding rural areas from 8:30am to 4:30pm with an estimated 6470 residents affected.

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  14. Buoyant Coromandel economy according to newly released dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Scoop

    The Coromandel economy grew by 3.3% in 2016, and the indicators are that spending and investment is set to continue, according to the latest data provided by Infometrics, an independent company that provides economic analysis and forecasts. "We're extremely pleased to see these positive trends for our District, but it also shows that we need to have strong strategies and solid planning in place so we can respond effectively and efficiently," says Mayor Sandra Goudie.

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  15. Whangamata Beach Hop a smooth successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland man Graham Bailey, a self-confessed petrolhead who has owned more than 100 cars in his lifetime, went home on Sunday a very happy man - and with another car to add to his stable. Mr Bailey, who spends six months of every year in Whangamata, is the proud new owner of the 2017 Beach Hop Limited Edition Mustang GT after his name was drawn from the thousands of hopefuls who put entries into the bin at the Ford Reserve .

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  16. Hello, Goodbye: Last Adele concert could be a washoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    As anticipation builds for Adele's final New Zealand concert, the MetService is warning that fans at Mt Smart Stadium could be hit by heavy rain. Adele jokingly called out some fans trying to sneak out before her final song during her second show in Auckland.

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  17. Final Adele concert creates traffic congestion in north WaikatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A NZ Transport Agency spokesperson said traffic is heavy northbound from south of Taupiri to Huntly, and from Mangatawhiri to Pokeno. Adele isn't the only contributing factor, as people are heading home northbound after the weekend Beach Hop in Whangamata on the Coromandel.

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  18. Clyde couple in classic car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Otago Daily Times

    A Central Otago couple have more than one thing to be grateful for after a serious crash this week near Blenheim. They were travelling in convoy with other hop cars when, rounding a bend on the St Arnaud Rd about 65km south of Blenheim, their car and a motorcycle collided.

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  19. What's on this weekend in Waikato: March 24 - 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Waikato Times

    The organisers will make the call on the Zuru Night Glow no later than midday on Saturday, due to the weather changing constantly. So fingers crossed! The event is held at Waikato University from 4 to 9pm.

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  20. Pride of place: The most luxurious places to stay for the Lions 2017 tour of New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The First Post

    The British and Irish Lions are shortly heading south on a tour of rugby-mad New Zealand. Behind them all the way will be their legion of devoted supporters, keen to couple a glorious festival of rugby with a trip to one of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes on Earth.

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