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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.

West Coast


The Total Mobility scheme is available across the West Coast including Greymouth, Hokitika and Westport.

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
Buller Taxis 03 789 6900 Hoist available
East West Coaches (West Coast residents only) 03 789 6251  
Greymouth Taxis 03 768 7078 Hoist available
Hokitika Taxis 03 755 5075 Hoist available
Westport Cabs 03 789 6260  
West Coast Shuttle (West Coast residents only) 03 768 0028  


Level of subsidy per trip


Maximum contribution by the council per trip

The maximum contribution per trip is $15.

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

Restrictions to the Total Mobility scheme on the West Coast

Users are generally limited to 25 vouchers per month, although more are available on request..


West Coast Regional Council
PO Box 66

03 768 0466

Regional Total Mobility Coordinator

Nichola Costley
03 769 9092 or 0508 800 118 (freephone)