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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 scheme is available in the Whangārei urban area and in the Far North (Kerikeri, Kaikohe and Kaitaia) up to three days a week provided there are enough pre-booked trips.

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
A1 Cabs 09 438 3377 Hoist available

Driving Miss Daisy - Far North
(bookings required)

09 407 9889 Hoist available

Driving Miss Daisy - Whangārei
(bookings required)

09 430 8091 or 021 503 262 Hoist available

Freedom Driving Companion

09 430 0139 or 021 0226 1564 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 $30 in Whangārei.

The maximum contribution per trip is $7.50 in the Far North.

Note: Northland Regional Council will pay half the fare up to a maximum of $60 in Whangārei and $15 in the Far North.

Any additional fare must be paid in full by the user.


Northland Regional Council
Private Bag 9021
Whangarei Mail Centre
Whangarei 0148

0800 002 004