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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.

Hawke’s Bay

Coverage

The Total Mobility scheme is available across Central Hawke’s Bay (Waipukurau/Waipawa), Napier, Hastings and Wairoa (on-demand service).

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 operators Contact number Wheelchair accessibilty
1/2 Price Cabs, Napier and Hastings 06 974 4444 Folded wheelchairs
Baywide Taxis, Napier 0800 885 533 Folded wheelchairs
Bruno's Mobility Service, Napier 06 843 8478 Hoist available
Central Hawke's Bay Cabs, Waipukurau 06 858 7920  Folded wheelchairs
Driving Miss Daisy - Napier/Taradale
(bookings required)

06 844 0620 or
021 465 335

Hoist available
Driving Miss Daisy - Hastings
(bookings required)

06 878 5029 or
027 234 6017

Hoist available
Driving Miss Daisy - Havelock North
(bookings required)

06 877 8476 or
027 498 8383

Hoist available
Hastings Taxis, Hastings 06 878 5055 Hoist available
Hawke's Bay Combined Taxis, Hastings 06 878 7873 Hoist available 
Monique Driving You Hawke's Bay
(bookings required)
0800 115 599 Wheelchair ramp
Pink Total Transport (Napier) 06 835 5300 Hoist available
Village Shuttle, Napier
(Booking required)

06 844 0482 or
027 349 7555

 
Village Shuttle, Havelock North and Hastings 
(Booking required)

06 877 7632 or 0800 777 796

 

Costs

Level of subsidy per trip

50%

Maximum contribution by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council per trip

The maximum contribution per trip is $15.

Note: Hawkes Bay Regional Council will pay half the fare up to a maximum of $30. Any additional fare must be paid in full by the user.

Special qualifying fare

The special qualifying fare includes trips to the regional hospital, Hawke’s Bay airport, Eastern Institute of Technology, Rowan House, the Beacon, Mosaic, Lifeskills and Stewart Centres. Hastings and Havelock North people going to Napier Health Centre also qualify.

The maximum contribution per trip is $25.

Note: Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will pay half the fare up to a maximum of $50. Any additional fare must be paid in full by the user.

Restrictions to the Total Mobility scheme in the Hawke’s Bay

In Wairoa an on-demand service is operated by the Wairoa Disability Transport Service Inc. The society has a 14-seat van fitted with a wheelchair hoist that has capacity for four wheelchairs. Two paid drivers are employed, both of whom have passenger-endorsed driver licences. Wairoa has no taxi service, and this service operates on a similar basis

Contacts

Hawke's Bay Regional Council
159 Dalton Street
Private Bag 6006
Napier
06 835 9200

Regional Total Mobility Coordinator
Margaret Carswell
Hawke's Bay Regional Council
06 833 8087 or 0800 108 838
totalmobility@hbrc.govt.nz 

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