Community ICT Meeting 28/3/03 - Questionnaire Summary
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Best way to Communicate

Best time to attend meetings

Purpose of your Organisation

Affiliated Organisations

Outcomes from planning process

Thoughts on todays Session

Improvements

1

Email

Anytime

Real Estate Sales - residential and Commercial / Industrial

Justices of the Peace

Progress in the South Waikato

Good

Better Venue - Hearing a problem in Group Sessions

2

Email

Daytime

Provides computers, training for people, computer repairs, upgrades, networks etc

Tirau Business Assn

Broadband in Tirau, Economic Growth in the South Waikato

Very interesting & useful

A good first introductory session. Good speakers from varied areas.

3

Email

Evenings or Fridays

Holistic Health support

Lots of words, hoping action eventuates

4

Email

Anytime M-F PM on Tues-Thurs

Information Delivery, travel sales

Water Ski Club

Connectivity. Economic and Social competitive advantage for SWD.

Bigger room would help. Good multi-sector representation. Good turnout.

5

Email

Anytime between 9-4

Youth development and adult volunteer mentor capacity building

A collaborative approach inter-sectorial networking - Maori and Pacific Peoples consultation

Good briefing and planning session

Clarification on whether "Broadband" with organisation / company network systems

6

Email

Fridays - anytime

Small business - manufacturer

Tokoroa Baptist Church, Cargill Open Plan School, Tokoroa High School, The Craft Barn (retail co-op for local crafters) Tokoroa Community Arts Council, Tokoroa Little Theatre, South Waikato Camera Club

The SW community become a cohesive hub for growth, being self supporting, generating employment and new industry

Motivating

Bigger Venue

7

Email

Day

Tourism / Developmental

Broadband online ASAP

Very positive

More publicity around the Community of Project

8

Email

10-2

Tertiary Training

Specific steps needed to have this incorporated

Identified key issues to develop this intiative. Clarity towards the direction.

Direction - to an extent

9

Email

Anytime

Research & Teaching

10

Email

Anytime

Mechanical Engineering - contracting - with a design background

Progress in building up Tokoroa business and community

Very interesting with much potential to promote the district

For Tokoroa - try to encourage employees of the Council, CHH, ABB etc to live in the District (or Tokoroa). We have lost a large lump of revenue being earned in the town to other towns / cities. Also the support for our community is being watered down by loyalty to other communities.

11

Email

Late PM or evenings

Education of Young People

Interaction between all Groups

Good starting point. Time good, venue good for beginning - too small for group work.

12

Fax or Email

Evenings (pref not Wednesdays or 7 May)

Education Secondary

Tokoroa & Forest View High Schools (via Volcanics IT Cluster) and Primary Schools

Great to see size

13

Email

Council Activities

14

Email

Anytime

Education

Successful outcome

Very informative

15

Email or phone

Daytime 8.30-4.30

Im moving well being, opportunity and aspiration of community raising levels of health of NZ in a broad social determinants sense

Ministry of Health

Explicit steps that will address disparities in access to information & technology between social groups & individuals

I felt that discussion often involved a sales pitch rather than addressing questions being asked

- More prep info prior to meeting

- Transport for particular groups if participation is wanted ie unemployed

- less focus on the what it is more to help organisations see how it can work for them

16

Email or cellphone

Afternoon

Computer and Communication Solutions

Sporting Organisations

More job opportunities

Excellent Networking

17

All three

Any time

To improve Arapunis Development

Heaps

Wider access wider knowledge

Very good

18

Email

After 4pm weekdays

Education primary year 1-8

Putaruru Rural School>

Broadband potential close networking with all schools at all levels

Good discussion and networking opportunities

Clear explanation of process

19

Email, phone

Evenings

For me personally - an internet connection that works. In the wider community-better communication and information resource availability

A good beginning

Any project involving a diverse community is difficult to control>

20

Email

Daytime

Policy analysis and advice

Enlivened rural communities and provincial towns

Very good

21

Email

On a weekend

Our education provider organisations purpose is to import knowledge on I.T. through education and training

None

I hope all the plans would come into fruition

Its very interesting, informative and fun

Everything should be on time.

22

Email

Weekends

Education

Sports group

Successful outcome

Very interesting

23

Email

Any day except Fridays

To promote Tirau through innovation and business and community spirit.

To have broadband in Tirau

A good link of communication to everyone in the community. Information etc being passed around

A very good start. Well prepared.

24

Telephone

Evening meetings

To get my ideas to the people by way of my history project

Achievement Centre, Foodbank

More employment opportunities for unemployed people also things to keep young people in the area

Not bad

A Tokoroa group actually meeting in Tokoroa.

25

Email or cellphone

Depends on Schedule

Iwi authority set up to cater for the needs of but ultimately empower our people through Hapu to manage their own affairs

Too many to list

Ideas to action

Absolutely excellent

Venue already addressed.

26

Email or phone

Daytime (anytime)

Helping people to use computers

Radio

Informative available and accessible

Tried to be organised

Larger premises, amplifier and bell

27

Email

Ill be working out of town for the next 9 months so weekends only in the S.W.

To promote book out and photography services

Adult literacy, assoc of book crafts

Action, a network of active project teams

Good networking sessions, enjoyed workshop session

28

By post

Daytime or evenings

Promote woodworking in the S.W. and woodturning throughout N.Z

TURNZ Putaruru

Feedback, more meetings, further action resulting in a successful venture

Very interesting. Did not have any knowledge what it was about. Good luck to the council.

Better venue for future meetings. Perhaps the leaders need a gavel to call participants to order.

29

Email

Late afternoon

TCOSS

30

Email

Evenings

PC Users helping other PC users

A plan that is economical and sustainable.

I liked it.

31

Email

Daytime 9-2.

Assist community groups in achieving goals

Numerous community groups

Looking forward to seeing the plans put into action

Well structured, seam to be making process

32

Email

Afternoons

Sports (golf)

Better communication

Informative

33

Phone, email

Daytime

Community needs

National church

How Tirau can connect with other communities and serve the needs of our community

Very informative

Venue, another meeting

34

Email

Morning

Private elective surgical services

Mentor

Great

Work on set businesses, target individuals

35

Email

5.30 or 6pm

To facilitate the employment and/or business needs for S.W. People

CHH Kinleith. Industry NZ. SW Development Trust

Better accessibility for small business initiatives

- um its a start. Sounds good. It was also useful>

Nothing it all takes time. Maybe more info about examples of successes. Noels balloons company etc.

36

Phone or email

9.30am to 2pm

To assist the wider SW community

Have strong links with most community groups

A clear, precise direction for the implementation of broadband

Okay-venue needs to be changed

Venue

37

Phone

Great

38

Email

Anytime

Electronic servicing, web design, crafts

Kiwi stamping

Networking between similar groups. Directory on intranet liked to individual websites

Good

Venue. Suggestion box for ideas etc that cover topics outside your group

39

Email

Any

40

Phone, email

Day/after 7pm

To service and utilize my qualifications

Tapapa school

Progress and workable system which is reliable

Good but inclined to waffle

Stronger speakers

41

Email

Anytime

1) Home users. 2) Family communication networking. 3) universal communication. 4) Education

Tokoroa food bank

Progress and technology initiation from Tokoroa as an ICT Centre.

Ok

42

Phone, fax, email or mail

10 2 weekdays

Family budgeting relieving families from financial stress. Community education vocational guidance, helping families and young people set goals for financial improvement.

NZ federation of Family budget services. Putaruru Council of Soc Services. Community Service provider for child, youth and family.

More communication between planners, employers, council, dept of labour trainers, schools and social service agencies as to future employment availability/training required

Good, well presented.

More info about costs etc.

43

Email

Day

To bring a deeper awareness and understanding on a mental, physical and psychological level of the person

None

Action

Ok

Correct focus

44

Internet

Evenings

Promote sports and culture in our community

Church/PI organisations

More practical workshops

Very informative

Venue was too small

45

Email

Evenings

Community services

Many

Networking/ information

Ok

Venue

46

Email

Evenings

Tertiary education/ training trades & foundation skills

Other tertiary providers in region

Ongoing dialogue between sectors (& within). Building relations/ increasing networks

Ok, but needs to be more focussed.

47

Email

Weekday mornings

Planning & policy

Te Waihou working party, District Leisure group

Greater opportunities for networking

Very interesting opportunities

Larger venues

48

Phone

Evenings

Business development

International Leadership Development. Personal & Business Development.

Broadband access over a greater area. Eg Mangakino. Website usage for all business.

Good value. Very important contacts.

49

Email

Anytime- with lots of notice

To support & strengthen social service, not for profit organisations

Many-approx 400 across Waikato/Thames Coromandel

Developing a clear path forward. Action-focussed.

Great process. Its a really big project that will need lots of support and follow up.

I think the sector groups will help need to ensure all voices are heard

50

Email or phone

10.00am Fridays

To serve the community

C.W.L

Progress groups, persons, into economic development.

Excellent

Larger venue.

51

Email

Mornings

Health/social assistance for the whole community.

Pacific Island health Committee. Te kohanga reo Tuatehi O Tokoroa. Te Kura kaupapa Maori O Te Hiringa.

Communication to continue keep the ball rolling.

Awesome

Venue too small

52

Email

Day

A trust looking after the interests of the iwi.

Needed more information on wireless network.

Reliability issues sorted with network

53

Phone

Days

Financial planning and consulting

Hopefully to be council

Increased business growth & attraction of new businesses for Tokoroa.

Excellent, informative

Happy at this point in time

54

Email

Anytime (mid month)

Tanner Couch sales. Excell Total property management in the SW. Roading, open spaces management

Diabetes Tir/Put. BPW Put/Tir. Lions Tirau. Ulysses SW.

Putting the SW into the technology race (not left behind)

Good start

55

Email

Weekdays exc Tues

Dairy ingredients

56

Email

Friday & weekends

Elementary/ primary education

Church based/ education sector

Reporting back of steering groups/ progress made

Impressed with the attendance from local community. Well organised, with speakers who focussed on specifics and to the agenda. Informative and progressive ideas expressed.

Venue

57

Email

AM weekdays

Improving the well being of people in the Tokoroa/ Mangakino Communities

Raukawa Trust Board. Health Waikato. SW PI Health.

Communication

Good Introduction

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