Whangamata Pontoon Extension and Main Wharf Repairs
Whangamata Pontoon Extension and Main Wharf
An extension to the Whangamata pontoon
will provide access for up to four extra boats. The $13,000
addition to the existing pontoon allows lower tide use for
small to medium boat owners and safer access for all
Urgent repairs on the Whangamata wharf have been
completed, with the replacement of three piles and flanges.
The cost of the repairs came to $23,000. "A review of the
coastal infrastructure right around the Coromandel is
underway," says Garry Towler, Area Manager for
"The review is long overdue,"
Mr Towler added. "The reason many people visit the
Coromandel is to get out on the water, so the condition of
the facilities needs to be fit for purpose and
© Scoop Media
#Kexit: Prime Minister John Key Announces Resignation
Prime Minister John Key has announced that he’s resigning as Prime Minister in seven days’ time. He made the unexpected announcement at a 12.45 press conference at Parliament, called with less than an hour’s notice.
“It has been an enormous privilege to be Prime Minister of New Zealand, and these last eight years have been an incredible experience. Throughout these years I have given everything I could to this job that I cherish, and this country that I love...“ More>>
Gordon Campbell: On The Key Resignation
The resignation of John Key is one thing. The way that Key and his deputy Bill English have screwed the scrum on the leadership succession vote (due on December 12) is something else again. It remains to be seen whether the party caucus – ie, the ambitious likes of Steven Joyce, Judith Collins, Paula Bennett, and Amy Adams – will simply roll over... More>>