The solution to higher fuel prices is renewable energy and electrification.  Waikato is leading the way

“Worried about the steeply rising cost of petrol and the cost of living? Upscaling of cheaper and clean domestic renewable energy and electrification is the pathway to wean ourselves off importing expensive oil from despotic regimes like Saudi Arabia or Putin’s Russia” said Denis Tegg, Waikato Regional Councillor for Thames Coromandel, and Deputy Chair of the council’s Climate Action Committee

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Waikato Regional Council Rolls Out New Mobility Option for the Disabled in Thames Coromandel

Total Mobility is a nationwide scheme aimed at giving people with disabilities mobility options. and Waikato Regional Council is rolling out the scheme in Thames Coromandel.  This will be done in a phased approach starting in Thames and then in Whangamata, Whitianga and Coromandel Town.  There is further good news for the disabled community – Between 1 April and 30 June 2022, all Total Mobility users will receive 75% off their fare up to the regional cap, instead of the normal 50% reduction.

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Consultation on proposed new Thames Coromandel/Hauraki bus services; webinar to be held

Tune in and join me on Thursday, 7 April at 6pm for a webinar as we discuss proposals from Waikato Regional Council for new bus services linking Thames-Coromandel and Hauraki towns and a connection to Hamilton from Thames.   Have your questions answered by myself and other councillors and senior staff.

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