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.
A water fountain is located at the Whangaiterenga Campsite.
Follow the Kauaeranga Valley Rd from Thames for 14 km to the visitor centre. Whangaiterenga is 5km north of the Visitor Centre and the second campsite on the left past the visitor centre. Access is via a gravel road. E1835120-N5