Social Media & Apps

We offer quite a few social media options, which are managed by our Communications Team - check us out online.

We offer the following social media accounts, which are managed by our Communications team:

Terms & Conditions

General Maintenance

Thames-Coromandel District Council's Facebook page is maintained by our Council's Communication team, Laurna White, Michael Dobie, Amber Baker, Dana Little and Georgina Bond.

The purpose of this page is to provide you with Thames-Coromandel District Council updates and information, share news from around our district and provide an opportunity for community engagement relating to Council activities.

  • If you have a query about a Council service, we'll do our best to investigate and find the answer for you. We might ask you to contact us by private message, email or phone to help us get the details we need to help you.
  • We monitor during our business hours and may not always be able to get back to you right away, if you need a faster response please phone our customer service call centre (07) 865 0200 any time day or night.
  • We welcome your comments and encourage discussion. We ask you to remember that Facebook is public and to please be polite and respectful with your comments and views.
  • We won't comment on political issues or get involved in debates.
  • Many of our posts are of value to a wider audience, we encourage you to share on your networks and other local Facebook pages.

Monitoring

Council's social networking sites are monitored during business hours and if any of the content listed below is discovered, it will be removed:

  • Abusive/offensive language or content (with malicious intent)
  • Content that promotes discrimination on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation
  • Sexual content or links to sexual content
  • Encouragement of illegal activity
  • Overtly political statements
  • Information that may compromise the safety or security of the public or public system.

Should a conversation be deemed by Council to be of a slanderous nature, Council reserves the right to remove the entire thread and block those who raise the issue again.
Council will block users who have already had one inappropriate post removed and make a second such post.

If a comment is made which threatens violence of any sort, the user will be blocked from our page immediately and the threat will be reported to the police.

During Elections

The Thames-Coromandel District Council's Facebook page must not be used for electioneering purposes. Any post - positive or negative - made by any individual specifically relating to their own - or someone else's - nomination, intention to run for Council or election campaign, will be removed immediately; and the writer blocked for the duration of the election period.