Issued 28th Jan 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, some roads have been closed (with alternative routes to be taken).
Some local DOC campsites are closed, and Te Whatu Ora Waikato advises everyone to not use coastal beaches, lakes, rivers and streams until at least 48 hours following heavy rainfall due to potential bacterial contamination.
Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies.
Mercury Ridge offers elegant boutique Coromandel accommodation with enviable views across picturesque Cooks Beach and Mercury Bay. The charming, modern mediterranean villa is nestled in an elevated, north-facing position encased by an orchard, vineyard and native reserve. Here, you’ll experience a peaceful and relaxing stay among nature with achingly beautiful scenery at every turn.
Mercury Ridge is located enviably in one of the most scenic, convenient and peaceful parts of the Coromandel Peninsula. It is only a few minutes’ walk to the charming township of Cooks Beach or a short, 15-minute drive to the famous Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove, some of New Zealand’s most recognisable attractions.
745 Purangi Road
Cooks Beach, Cooks Beach