This project sits within the 'Connected Journeys' workstream of our Council's Productivity Plan, which was first conceptualised in late 2018 These workshops were: Joint councils and iwi – mayors and chief executives from Hauraki District Council, Matamata-Piako District Council, Thames-Coromandel District Council and the Hauraki Maori Collective Trust Board. . Mercury Bay community Whangamata community Thames and Coromandel-Colville communities Key partners – Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency, Department of Conservation, Heritage New Zealand, Fire and Emergency. The project team is now collating the huge amount of information to evaluate the opportunities and prioritise projects A report will be brought to the Council in October/November 2020 to look at the long list of options and what opportunities there are to submit to Waka Kotahi/NZ Transport Agency's Transport Plan, along wtih our own 2021-2031 Long Term Plan. .