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Staying Safe: a refresher workshop

Enrol in a Staying Safe workshop or mobility scooter course for senior road users.  The Staying Safe classroom – based workshop is designed to help improve the road safety of people over 70 years of age.

During the workshop you’ll re-familiarise yourself with traffic rules and safer driving practices as well as increase knowledge about other transport options available to help keep you mobile for as long as possible.

Find a course provider

To find out more information on Staying Safe workshops contact any of the following:

  • Your local Age Concern(external link) office.
  • Your local road safety coordinator (at your local council).
  • The NZ Transport Agency driver licensing contact centre – freephone 0800 822 422.

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers

Auckland

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Auckland

Age Concern Auckland
Maureen Craven

| Phone: 09 820 2712
Email: maureenc@ageconak.org.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

Age Concern Counties Manukau Inc
Sandy Andrews

| Phone: 09 279 4331 ext 800
Email: sandya@accm.org.nz
Staying Safe workshops only

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Counties Manukau

Age Concern North Shore
Katie Rom

| Phone: 09 489 4975 ext 112
Email: educator@acns.co.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

Bay of Plenty

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Bay of Plenty

Age Concern Tauranga
Jack Topp

| Phone: 07 578 2631 | Fax: 07 578 2015
Email: ageconcerntga@xtra.co.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

Canterbury

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Canterbury

Age Concern Canterbury
Yvonne Palmer

| Phone: 03 366 0903 | Mobile: 027 229 5049
Email: yvonne@ageconcerncan.org.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Canterbury, Selwyn, Hurunui, Waimakariri

Mobility Solutions Centre Heartland
Marty Godwin

| Freephone: 0800 688 4121 | Mobile: 027 688 4121
Hours: Open Mon-Fri 8.00am – 5pm
Email: marty@mobilitysolutionscentre.co.nz

Mobility Scooter courses only

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Timaru, Ashburton

Hawke's Bay

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Hawke's Bay

Age Concern Hawke’s Bay
Margaret Robertson

| Phone: 06 870 9060
Email: hp.ageconhast@nowmail.co.nz

Manawatū-Whanganui

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Manawatū-Whanganui

Age Concern Horowhenua
Robynne Merwood

| Mobile: 06 3672 181
Email: activities@ageconcernhoro.co.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

Age Concern Wanganui

| Phone: 06 345 1799
Email: info@ageconcernwanganui.co.nz

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Whanganui, Rangitikei, Waimarino, Waverley

Mobility Manawatu
Rob & Letitia Stick

| Phone: 06 357 7943 | Mobile: 0274 500 692
Email: info@mobilitymanawatu.co.nz

Mobility Scooter courses only

Region(s) course delivered in:
Manawatū, Whanganui, Horowhenua, Wairarapa

Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman

Age Concern Nelson/Tasman
Marrit Walstra-Russell

| Phone: 03 544 7624
Email: manager@ageconcernnt.org.nz
Website: https://www.ageconcernnt.org.nz/

Staying Safe workshops only

Mobility4you
Robin Jordan

| Phone: 03 544 6603 | Mobile: 0274 496 573
Email: m4u@tasman.net.nz

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Nelson, Takaka, Motueka, Wakefield, Murchison

Northland

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Northland

Age Concern Mid North
Juen Duxfield

| Phone: 09 407 4474
Email: acmn@xtra.co.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

Otago

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Otago

Elton Crane

| Phone: 03 433 0300 ext 8902 | Mobile: 021 302 074
Email: ecrane@waitaki.govt.nz

Age Concern Otago
Kristen Beardsmore

| Phone: 03 477 1040 ext 705
Email: kristen@ageconcernotago.co.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Dunedin and possibly rural Otago

Waikato

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Waikato

MaryAnn Kerr

| Mobile: 021 0236 8414
Email: maryannmak@xtra.co.nz

Staying Safe workshops only

East Waikato covering Thames-Coromandel, Hauraki and Matamata-Piako Districts

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Thames, Coromandel, Whitianga, Pauanui, Whangamata, Waihi, Paeroa, Ngatea, Te Aroha, Morrinsville and Matamata

Waikato Mobility Scooters
Claudine and Malcolm Moor

| Phone: 07 858 2246 | Freephone: 0800 004 884 | Mobile: 0274 522 447
Email: scooters@waikatomobilityscooters.co.nz
Website: http://www.waikatomobilityscooters.co.nz/

Mobility Scooter courses only

Waipa District and Waikato District
Megan Jolly

| Mobile: 021 298 9920
Email: mfj@xtra.co.nz

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Tuakau, Te Kauwhata, Huntly, Ngaruawahia, Raglan

Wellington

Staying Safe workshop or Mobility Scooter course providers / Wellington

Serenah Nicolson

| Phone: 04 570 6020
Email: manager.whanau.group@xtra.co.nz

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Lower Hutt, Wainuiomata, Upper Hutt

Age Concern Wairarapa WOOPs Inc.
Cheryl Huston-Roberts

| Phone: 06 377 0066 | Fax: 06 377 3559
Email: coordinator@woops.org.nz
Website: http://www.ageconcern.org.nz/council/wairarapa
Region(s) course delivered in:
Wairarapa

Age Concern Wellington
Ann Dalziel

| Phone: 04 499 6646
Email: communitysup@acwellington.org.nz

Mobility Centre
Kylie Prince

| Phone: 04 577 1188 | Freephone: 0800 2 GET MOBILE (0800
Email: sales@mobilitycentre.co.nz
Website: https://www.mobilitycentre.co.nz/

Mobility scooter courses only

Region(s) courses delivered in:
Wellington city, Lower Hutt, Kāpiti Coast

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