An overview to using the Total Mobility scheme and contact information for regions operating the scheme in New Zealand.
The Total Mobility scheme is available across Christchurch, Ashburton, Timaru and Waimate.
The following transport operators provide total mobility services and some provide wheelchair hoist services as indicated.
Please remember that you may need to pre-book a wheelchair accessible vehicle.
|Approved transport operator||Contact details||Wheelchair accessibility|
|Blue Star Taxis||03 379 9799||Hoist available|
|Christchurch Mobility Transfers||03 323 4555||Hoist available|
|Driving Miss Daisy - Christchurch
|0800 948 432||Ramp available|
|First Direct||03 375 5555||Hoist available|
|Freedom Companion Driving Services NZ Ltd||03 352 1599||Hoist available|
|Gold Band Taxis||03 379 5795||Hoist available|
|NZ Total Care Mobility Ltd||03 351 1599||Hoist available|
|Approved transport operator||Contact number||Wheelchair accessibility|
|Ashburton Taxis 2006 Ltd||03 308 2288||Hoist available|
|Driving Miss Daisy - Timaru
|0800 948 432||Hoist available|
|Geraldine Community Bus Trust||03 693 1007||Hoist available|
|Timaru Taxis||03 688 8899||Hoist available|
|Waimate Community Vehicles Trust||03 689 6226||Hoist available|
The maximum subsidy by the council per trip is $35.
Note: Environment Canterbury will pay half the fare up to a maximum of $70. Any additional fare must be paid in full by the user.
PO Box 345
03 365 3828
0800 324 636 (freephone)