Transport

Renewing your driver’s licence simpler than you think

A recent Stuff article written by journlaist Jim Tucker showed that renewing his driver's licence was much simpler than he thought. With permission from Waka Kotahi, we have taken some excerpts from its Renewing your driver licence as a senior handbook and website to give a brief overview of the licence renewal process. You can download the full handbook for free from the Waka Kotahi website or request free hardcopies by calling 0800 822 422.

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Our latest Where from Here handbook proves a timely resource for older kiwis

Where from Here is all about empowering people to journey through this stage of life by giving them the tools needed to make decisions that are right for them.

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The latest Where from Here handbook is out now

The release of the latest Where from Here He Ara Whakamua handbook – which covers the Upper South Island – marks more than 30 years of what is commonly referred to as the “older person’s bible.”

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Supporting you to drive for longer

According to NZTA statistics, older drivers are involved in fewer crashes than other age groups. They tend to drive conservatively, travel fewer kilometres than other drivers and restrict their driving to times and situations in which they feel safe. While older drivers don’t have as many crashes, they and older …

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The Total Mobility Scheme

The ability to access appropriate transport is essential for people to remain independent. The risk of social isolation and adverse health outcomes increase if someone is not able to get out and about due to disability or health impairment. It is important for people stay connected with their community as …

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Are you eligible for free public transport?

The SuperGold Card or the ‘gold card’ as some people know it – gives people over 65 opportunities to stretch their money further. There are thousands of instant discounts and special offers. It also is your ticket to free public transport! If you’re 65+ and a New Zealand resident, when …

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