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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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Courtesy the Key with Mobility Scooters

This information was kindly put together by Senior Constable Aaron Smith, South Dunedin Neighbourhood Policing Team. With our aging population and the need for independence for those unable to take a walk down to the shops, there is an ever increasing number of people using mobility scooters. Many of us …

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Keep mobile this Christmas

For many, Christmas is a time of family togetherness, the sharing of meals, relaxing together over a holiday break, youngsters playing whilst the adults watch on. It’s a wonderful season and we’re so lucky to live in this beautiful country that offers such natural beauty and wonderful outdoor activities. In …

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