For the Kakahi community Transport is their largest accessibility concern.
Internet access is variable, inconsistent in quality and in some cases not good enough to conduct business.
Transport is perceived as a key issue in the community especially for school students.
Telecommunications, cellular and internet access are patchy and inconsistent in Ohura and its surrounds.
Internet accessibility is perceived to be slow. Lack of transport is seen to be a factor in isolation and loneliness.
Workers in Raetihi who do not have vehicles can struggle to find transport to get to work.
Transport is perceived as a barrier to accessing basic services and participating in social and community activities. Internet and phone connectivity are also problematic.
Waiouru is geographically isolated from many of the services and amenities of larger towns. Access to the internet and cell phone coverage is very variable in the Waiouru area.