COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

On this page we will share relevant updates regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) for our Thames-Coromandel District.

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Council Services under Alert Level 1:

Customer service desks: Open

Boat ramps & wharves: Open.

Car parks: Open for normal use.

Thames Centennial Pool: Open: Go to for full details.

District Libraries: Open: or call Thames Library 07 868 6616. Tairua Library 07 864 7960. Mercury Bay Library 07 866 4776.

Halls: Open:

Thames War Memorial Civic Centre: Open:

Pauanui Hub Meeting Room: Open:

Jack McLean Community Recreation Centre, Thames: Open.

Playgrounds: Open.

Public toilets: Open:

Drinking fountains & showers: Water remains turned off.

BBQs: Remain off.

Thames Connector Bus Service: Is back to its normal schedule

Support Local


Our ‘support local’ campaign is all about helping keep Coromandel businesses going as our economy feels the weight of the COVID-19 virus. Click here for more information.

We've held well-attended online forums on the hospitality and building sectors and we’re looking at another forum in late May for the retail sector. See for more information.