Posted by Thames Coromandel District Council on 11/06/2014
Some roads around the Coromandel are flooded, while others are blocked by trees. There is a large tree covering the whole road Tapu Coroglen Road at the Koru Glen End which wont' be cleared until lunch time today.
Other roads beetween Matarangi and Whitianga are down to one lane due to fallen trees, which will take time to be cleared.
The roads into Thames has been cut off until due to flooding across the state highway south of the town, and SH25 at Manaia and Hikuaia is also closed until further notice.
Power is also out across much of the northern Coromandel until about lunchtime following up to 190km winds overnight.
Power is out to much of the northern Coromandel from Manaia up and around to Coroglen, including the following north and west at:
AMODEO BAY, COLVILLE, COROMANDEL, COROMANDEL TOWNSHIP, KENNEDY BAY, KERETA, LONG BAY (Coromandel), MANAIA (Coromandel), PORT CHARLES, PORT JACKSON, PREECES POINT, RUFFINS BAY, SANFORDS FISH, STONY BAY, TE KOUMA BAY, TUATEAWA, WAIKAWAU BAY, WHANGANUI ISLAND, WYUNA BAY
And for the north and east coast:
COOKS BEACH, COROGLEN, FERRY LANDING, HAHEI, HOT WATER BEACH, KAIMARAMA, KUAOTUNA, MATARANGI, OPITO BAY, PURANGI (Coromandel), RINGS BEACH, TE RERENGA, WHANGAPOUA, WHENUAKITE, WHITIANGA.
Locations affected at Whitianga, Matarangi, Te Rerenga and Whangapoua include:
AILEEN PLACE, AKE AKE AVENUE, ALLAN DRIVE, BAMBURY PLACE, BLACK JACK ROAD, BLUFF ROAD, CALDER PLACE, CASTLE VIEW ROAD, CEMETERY ROAD, CORDYLINE CRESCENT, COROKIA PLACE, CUVIER CRESCENT, DURRANT DRIVE, EVERITT CRESCENT, FERNHILL RISE, GOLDFIELDS DRIVE, GOVERNOR HEIGHTS, GRAY AVENUE, HERBERT DRIVE, HILLDALE CRESCENT, IRISHTOWN ROAD, JULIAN ROAD, KARAKA PLACE, KAURI CRESCENT, KEEPA AVENUE, KENWOOD DRIVE, KOWHAI AVENUE, LIDDELL ROAD, MANGAKAHIA DRIVE, MANUKA DRIVE, MANUKA PLACE, MARRAM PLACE, MATAI PLACE, MATAPAUA BAY ROAD, MATARANGI DRIVE, MCMAHON AVENUE, MERCURY STREET, MERCURY VIEW, MIRO PLACE, MOEWAI ROAD, MOORE CRESCENT, MYNDERMANN AVENUE, NGATIPU PLACE, OCEAN CLOSE, OHINAU DRIVE, OMARA PLACE, ONEMANA DRIVE, OPITO BAY ROAD, OPITONUI ROAD, ORATIA PLACE, OWERA ROAD, PACIFIC PARADE, PENINSULA ROAD, PINE CLOSE, PINEWOOD COURT, PUKA CRESCENT, PUMPKIN FLAT ROAD, PURIRI PLACE, QUARRY ROAD, RATA PLACE, RIMU PLACE, RUSSELL BRUCE PLACE, SANDS CRESCENT, SEAVILL PARK ROAD, SHAW AVENUE, SILKWOOD LANE, SKIPPERS ROAD, SOUTH HIGHWAY (SH25), STATE HIGHWAY 25, STEWART PLACE, TAIRUA ROAD (SH25), TANGIORA AVENUE, THE GROVE, THOMPSON PLACE, TITIRO PLACE, TITOKI PLACE, TOTARA PLACE, TUNA PLACE, WAIMARIE AVENUE, WAIREKA PLACE, WAITAIA ROAD, WENTWORTH VALLEY ROAD, WHANGAPOUA ROAD (SH25), WHITIPIRORUA ROAD, and WINSLOW PLACE
Some schools are also closed for the day. Please check in with your school to see what plans they have made. School closures so far:
1.Mercury Bay Area School, Whitianga