Community Leader Meetings

To help our resolve some of our community issues, the following meetings and guest speakers have been scheduled:

17 February (past) – Dal Minogue, Waikato Regional Council
Friday 3 March – Scott Simpson, MP
Friday 17 March – Alison Henry, Sea Change
Friday 24 March – Sandra Goudie, Mayor TCDC
Friday 31 March – Paul Kelly and Allan Tiplady, TCDC Mercury Bay

Venue: Hahei Community Hall
Time: 4.00pm

Speakers will talk for 30 minutes, followed by a 30 minute Q&A session, so come prepared!

Scott Simpson, our local MP, has recently been appointment Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Ministers for the Environment and Conservation. He will discuss his vision for the Coromandel and how central government can help protect and support Hahei.


Alison Henry is our representative on Hauraki Gulf Marine Spatial Plan. The plan was released recently and contains a number of recommendations, such as extended marine reserves, that could affect our area.

Sandra Goudie, our Mayor, will discuss TCDC’s plans and activities for Hahei, and we also hope to hear an update on tourism-related infrastructure following the recent community consultation.

Paul Kelly, Chair Mercury Bay Community Board, and Allan Tiplady, TCDC Mercury Bay Area Manager will provide an update on their vision for Mercury Bay. They will also discuss the Hahei Community Strategic Plan, including traffic management and other key issues.

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