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Total mobility around New Zealand

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 number Wheelchair accessibility
Driving Miss Daisy - Tairāwhiti Gisborne
(bookings required) 
06 868 8081 or 021 503 816 Hoist available
Eastland Taxis 06 867 6767  
Gisborne Taxi Society 06 867 2222 Hoist available


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 Coordinator

Ro Storey or Lynda McIntosh
Gisborne District Council

06 867 2049 ext 6522