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, SH25a and the Tapu Coroglen roads have been closed.
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.
Waihi - New Zealand's Heart of Gold is the unique setting for the Nugget Multisport Festival. Choose from the Full Nugget Multisport Race, Half Nugget Duathlon, or the 23 km Adventure Run, 10 or 6 km Run/Walk.
You'll take an unforgettable adventure from Waihi's charming town centre out to the spectacular harbour and coast at Waihi Beach, before returning via breathtaking trails to the rim of the mighty Martha Mine and our iconic finish line under the shadow of the Cornish Pumphouse in central Waihi. Along the way you'll ride through quiet country roads, paddle the beautiful harbour and run along remote rocky coastlines and clifftops to hidden beaches. After 'the Hill' you'll mountain bike through rolling farmland and stunning single-track before your final run inside the mighty Martha Mine open pit.
View the course here