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Driving and disabilities

Having access to transport is an important part of life. The benefits include:  Helping us get out and about. Keeping us connected with others. Assist us to liv...

Mobility parking spaces and permits

If you have a mobility impairment you...

Free or low cost community transport

If you no longer drive or you find it hard to get to medical or other community appointments, you might be able to use free or low cost community transport serv...

Discounted taxi fares

If you have a disability or impairment that makes it hard for you to use public transport, there are schemes available which can help you access discounted taxi...

Mobility taxis and driving services

Companion driving services for person...

Mobility equipment and rental car hire

If you or a family member finds it hard to walk, you could consider hiring or borrowing a wheelchair, mobility scooter, walker or other mobility aid.You can als...

Public transport

The New Zealand Transport Agency states that most public transport services in New Zealand are accessible to some wheelchairs. Urban buses must be accessible fo...

Financial help with travel costs related to health and disability

ACC, the Ministry of Health, Work and Income, and Veteran’s Affairs can help some people with travel and accommodation costs to attend medical, specialist or re...

Funding for vehicle modifications for disabled drivers or passengers

ACC, the Ministry of Health and the Lottery Board fund vehicles and/or vehicle modifications for some disabled drivers and passengers. The Lottery Board also fu...