Waikato Regional Council has made numerous small-scale grants to Thames-Coromandel/Hauraki landowners and community groups under its Small Scale Community Initiatives Fund. Local landowners and groups from Kararagahake, to Tairua, Mercury Bay, Thames, Te Kouma, and Coromandel have received almost $50,000 to carry out pest trapping and other restoration work. The average grant is in the vicinity of $4000. Once again, local groups have been recognised for their exceptional volunteer work to improve the environment, receiving nearly 1/3 of the total number of grants made throughout the Waikato region.Read More »
Have You Voted Yet ? It’s Not Too Late
And Vote Denis Tegg for Regional Council.
Post your voting papers by Tuesday 4 October or hand deliver them to a TCDC council office by midday 8 October. No voting papers or not enrolled? You can still cast a special vote. Contact a TCDC office or phone 0800 367656. And choose your Waikato Regional Council representative wisely. Vote for Denis Tegg. He is across all the big issues and gets stuff done.Read More »
My 2-Minute Address to a Thames Election Meeting
Here is a recording of my 2-minute address to the Thames Business Association Election Meeting and answers to a few questions. Scroll down to listen to a radio message and read/download my election brochure.
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Please vote – it’s not too late. Post your voting papers by Monday 3 October or hand deliver them to a TCDC council office by midday 8 October.
No voting papers ? You can still cast a special vote. Contact a TCDC office or phone 0800 367656
Drive to Pokeno, Take the Train to Auckland?
Waikato Regional Council will investigate extending the Auckland passenger rail network to Pōkeno. This will open up the option for people in Thames Coromandel and Hauraki to drive to Pōkeno and take a relaxing train ride to central Auckland or a connection to the airport. The option to avoid stress and traffic congestion, lower emissions and save on parking fees will appeal to many.Read More »
Three More Thames Coromandel Restoration Groups Receive Waikato Regional Council Funding
New funding grants have been made by Waikato Regional Council to three more Thames Coromandel volunteer pest trapping, restoration, and dune care groups, to add to the $ 2 million already granted by the council to other volunteer groups in the last three years.Read More »