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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 scheme is only available in the Whāngārei urban area. 

Transport operators

The following transport operators provide total mobility services and some provide wheelchair hoist services as indicated.

Three hoist vehicles are available in Whāngārei at any one time.

Please remember that you may need to pre-book a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Approved transport operator Contact number Wheelchair accessibility
A1 Cabs 09 438 3377 Hoist available

Driving Miss Daisy - Whāngārei
(bookings required)

09 430 8091 or 021 503 262 Hoist available

Kiwi Cabs

09 438 4444 Hoist available


Level of subsidy per trip


Maximum contribution by Northland Regional Council per trip

The maximum contribution per trip is $25.

Note: Northland 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 Northland

A maximum of one voucher book per month is issued to each client. Visitors are asked to treat the scheme sparingly.


Northland Regional Council
Private Bag 9021
Whangarei Mail Centre
Whangarei 0148

09 470 1200 or 0800 002 004