Thames-Coromandel Transport Providers

Name of provider: Tairua Care and  Friendship Club  Inc.
Contact person:  Marnie Goodman
Physical Address: C/-  20 Windsor Drive, Tairua
Phone: 021 1375688
Description of services:

We provide Transport to and from hospitals and medical appoints, community groups to shows and other recreational trips. We currently run 2 vechicles - a 7 seater and a 10 seater with a wheelchair hoist.

Area covered: We service Tairua, Pauanui and surrounding districts. We pick up and drop you of at your place of residence.
Additional Services:

We also provide a community 2 course luncheon cooked by our willing volunteers

We are a community based Club and we are all volunteers.

Name of provider: Coromandel Independent Living Trust
Contact person:  Reception
Physical Address: Resource Centre, 45 Tiki Rd, Coromandel Township
Phone: 07 866 8358
Description of services: Community Transport Services - enquiries 07 866 8358
Funded by Waikato District Health Board to provide assistance for holders of current Community Service Cards to attend hospital appointments in Thames and Waikato.
Volunteer drivers also transport patients who are unable to drive. 
Mobility Van - CILT Thursday bookings - 07 866 8358
This Van transports locals to and from their homes for a weekly shopping trip to Thames on Thursdays leaving Coromandel at 9am and departing from Pak 'n' Save in Thames at 2pm.
Bookings are essential there is a fee of $12 return and $6 one way.
9 seats are available, and it also caters for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
The Van is owned by the Coromandel Community Services Trust. CILT organises all of the bookings and the drivers are volunteers.
St Johns Health Shuttle - to book 07 846 9992
The shuttle mainly takes dialysis patients to Waikato Hospital 3 times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Leaves Coromandel at 5:30am and departs from Waikato Hospital at 2.00pm
Area covered: Upper Coromandel Peninsula, Colville, Port Charles, Papa Aroha, Koputauaki, Kennedy Bay, Whangapoua and Manaia.
Additional Services:
The Coromandel Resource Centre is a busy 'one stop shop' for residents in the heart of Coromandel Town and upper region of the Coromandel Peninsula, providing information on health and disability services, funding to enable people to attend hospital appointments in Thames and Hamilton and rooms for agencies not located in the area to hold regular clinics.
Name of provider: Whitianga Community Services Trust
Contact person:  Delle Jackson
Chrissy Roe
Yvette Simpson
Physical Address: 2 Cook Drive Whitianga
Phone: 07 866 4476
Description of services: Volunteer Drivers for hospital appointments to Thames & Waikato
Area covered: Greater Mercury Bay area, includes Cooks Beach, Hahei, Coroglen, Whitianga, Simpsons Beach & Kuaotunu
Additional Services:
Name of provider: St John
Contact person:  Rae Hooper, Jamie Hati
Physical Address: 63-65 Seddon Road, Hamilton
Phone: 08008469992 ext 0
Description of services: This service is based in Coromandel.  It brings people from Coromandel through to Hamilton on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for dialysis at Waikato Hospital.  Leaves Coromandel around 5:30am and leaves to go back around 2pm.  Has capacity to transport other people.  No hoist
Area covered: Travels Coromandel, Thames, Paeroa to Hamilton
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