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Destination Coromandel

Destination Coromandel                            

Destination Coromandel is the regional tourism organisation promoting The Coromandel (which includes the Coromandel Peninsula and Hauraki Plains) and its visitor attractions to increase the value visitors bring. 

Our vision is that tourism enriches life for locals and visitors, contributing directly to the protection and enhancement of The Coromandel's cultural and natural environment.

200 Mary Street              
Thames Civic Centre 
PO Box 592                                                      



Staff Contacts

Hadley Dryden,  General Manager                                       +64 021 227 4387

Hadley is responsible for business management of Destination Coromandel and driving the vision for The Coromandel visitor sector.

Lynette Dey, Content and PR Specialist                     +64 021 029 33862

Lynette's role is to develop and produce content across all marketing platforms and PR for The Coromandel.

Megan Nunn, Marketing Manager                                        +64 021 2274351

Megan is responsible for, domestic marketing and the development of marketing strategies and brand engagement.

Cara Jordan, Company Administrator                                 +64 022 1997690

Cara is responsible for day to day administration for Destination Coromandel.

Andrea Foster, Whitianga Visitor Centre Team Leader       +64 7 866 5555

Andrea is responsible for the day to day operations of the Whitianga and Thames i-SITE Visitor Centres. The centres provide a comprehensive and impartial information and booking service for all your accommodation, activity and travel needs.

Information Centre - Managers

The information centres are key partners in Destination Coromandel's activity, however all operate independently of each other and Destination Coromandel.

Thames i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Andrea Foster

[email protected]

Whitianga i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Andrea Foster

[email protected]

Tairua Information Centre 

Eve Roper

[email protected]

Pauanui Information Centre   

Jewel Hughes

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Whangamata Information Centre

Robyn Gurnsey

[email protected]

Waihi i-SITE Visitor Centre

Karren Morrow

[email protected]

Paeroa Information Hub

Mike and Trina Tansey

[email protected]

Coromandel Town Information Centre

Sandra Wilson

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