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Author: Scott Simpson

Message from Hon Scott Simpson

It’s also great to hear that Chorus are expanding the country’s fibre network and the Coromandel electorate is set to receive a substantial portion of this latest programme. It means more of our communities will have access to fast and reliable broadband, which has become essential to modern life. It’s going to take 12 or 18 months before the work is completed but more than 2,000 local homes and businesses across Pauanui, Wharekaho, Kuaotunu, Te Mata, Onemana, Little Bay, Opoutere, Kerepehi, and Whiritoa will benefit from this investment. In Parliament, we’ve recently concluded four consecutive...

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Message from Hon Scott Simpson – MP For Coromandel

The damage done to local housing, roads, small businesses and to our daily lives has left a lasting mark on so many people. Sometimes the worst of situations brings out the best in people and communities. There was a lot of that during last year’s weather crisis turmoil. Looking back now, for me it is one of the most enduring memories as I saw so many examples of people, neighbours and communities working together to help each other out at a time of great need. In terms of politics, the parliamentary year is well underway and we’ve been making our way through our 100 Day Plan. This month...

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