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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 is available in the Invercargill urban area and the Gore 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
Blue Star Taxis Ltd  03 217 7777 Hoist available
Driving Miss Daisy - Invercargill
(bookings required)
03 216 7763 or
021 503 334
Hoist available
Ezicab 03 217 6767 or
027 217 6767
Golden Ride 0800 26 23 01  
Invercargill Taxis 03 216 5995  Hoist available


Approved transport operator Contact number Wheelchair accessibility

Gore Taxis

03 208 9444 Hoist available

SouthCabs – Gore

03 208 9444 Hoist available


Level of subsidy per trip


Maximum contribution by the Invercargill  City Council per trip

The maximum contribution per trip is $25.

Note: Invercargill City Council will pay half the fare up to a maximum of $50. Any additional fare must be paid in full by the user.


Invercargill City Council
Private Bag 90 104
03 211 1777