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Driving and disabilities

If you have a disability or medical condition you might need to confirm you are medically fit to drive, have a driving assessment or have your vehicle modified....

Mobility parking spaces and permits

If you have a mobility impairment you may be able to apply for a mobility parking permit for your car. This lets you park in mobility parking spaces, closer to ...

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 an impairment that makes it hard for you to use public transport, you can apply for Total Mobility vouchers for 50 per cent off taxi fares. Your imp...

Mobility taxis and driving services

Mobility taxis transport people who use manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs or mobility scooters. Companion driving services provide a car and a driver who ca...

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...