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Total Mobility around New Zealand: a regional guide

An overview to using the Total Mobility scheme and contact information for regions operating the scheme in New Zealand.



The Total Mobility scheme operates throughout the Gisborne district.

Transport operators

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
Driving Miss Daisy - Tairāwhiti/Gisborne
(bookings required) 
06 868 8081 or 021 503 816 Hoist available
Gisborne Taxi Society 06 867 2222 Hoist available
Mavis Karaka Private Hire 06 867 0977  


Level of subsidy per trip


Maximum contribution by the Gisborne District Council per trip

The maximum contribution per trip is $6.

Note: Gisborne District Council will pay half the fare up to a maximum of $12. Any additional fare must be paid in full by the user.


Gisborne District Council
PO Box 747

Regional Total Mobility Coordinators

Lauriel Chase or Hanoa Morete
06 867 2049