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 across Taranaki including New Plymouth, Waitara and Hāwera.
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 ramp available|
|BL Tourism Group Limited||06 765 0562|
|Driving Miss Daisy - New Plymouth (bookings required)||06 751 0209 or
027 773 3268
|Wheelchair ramp available|
|Energy City Cabs (New Plymouth)||06 757 5580|
|Freedom Companion Driving Service||06 758 0734||Wheelchair ramp available|
|Ironside Vehicle Society New Plymouth||06 753 6469||Pre-booked hoist assistance available|
|New Plymouth Taxis
|06 757 3000|
|STOPS (Hawera)||06 278 3933||Wheelchair ramp available|
The maximum contribution per trip is $20.
Note: Taranaki Regional Council will pay half the fare up to a maximum of $40. Any additional fare must be paid in full by the user.
Taranaki Regional Council
47 Cloten Road
Private Bag 713
0800 TOT MOB (868 662)
www.trc.govt.nz/total-mobility(external link) (contains answers to frequently asked questions, and forms)