Disability Connect is a Disability Information Advisory Service. We are based in Penrose and operate throughout Auckland – north to Warkworth and south to Pukekohe. If you are not a member join today today and receive a discount of your next rental vehicle, plus lots more disabilityconnect.org.nz
ACC Te Kaporeihana Awhina Hunga Whara
Financial support if you have a permanent injury www.acc.co.nz
Disability Parking Permits
Applications and renewals www.ccsdisabilityaction.org.nz
Vaka Tautua is a national ‘by Pacific for Pacific’ health and social service provider that aims to help improve the health and well-being of Pacific people in New Zealand. We provide community support for older peoples, people living with disability and those needing support for mental health.
Designed and built with the best safety and the most unique features of any self-balancing personal transportation device.
The powerful two-wheeled self-balancing platform means you travel over uneven terrain, scale inclines and navigate troughs, while always remaining level in your seat – giving you access to places such as beaches, forests, tracks and pathways that would be impossible for most other personal mobility devices.
We are New Zealand’s trusted experts in aged care, illness, injury & disability support. Since 1996, we’ve been supporting New Zealanders to live their best life and thrive by keeping well, living independently and staying connected with their community. Home Support & Aged Care
NorthAble’s vision is to be the innovative and leading provider of equipment, information and disability support services in Northland New Zealand. http://www.northable.org.nz/
Firstport is for anyone looking for information, advice, support or equipment relating to disability in New Zealand. Support Services
Lottery Individuals with Disabilities
Providing grants to people living with disabilities to help them have better access and be more connected to their communities. www.communitymatters.govt.nz
Medix21 is a leading supplier of high quality assistive technologies that meet the needs in the patient handling, disability and rehabilitation areas www.medix21.co.nz
Little People of New Zealand
Little People of New Zealand is a national voluntary society of Little People, families of Little People, and other people interested in their welfare. lpnz.org.nz
Spinal Support NZ
Spinal Support NZ originally TASC was founded in 1991 by a group of high level spinal injured people as a support group, which has gradually evolved into the present organization. Since 2008 TASC became a registered charity CC23064 and has now built up a vast network of volunteers who with their various experiences are able to offer moral support, advice and information to the new patients in the Spinal Unit. Spinal Support NZ covers the same geographical area as the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, which is from New Plymouth, Taupo, across to the Eastern Bay of Plenty, up to Cape Reinga. To subscribe to our Newsletter The Supporter or Update your details Click Here
Kevin O’Leary and Associates (Driver, Passenger and Vehicle Assessments)
Kevin O’Leary and Associates provides and undertakes comprehensive Specialist Driving and Vehicle Modification Assessments for individuals with disabilities. We have been around since 1984 and primarily work in the lower North Island and the top of the South Island. This includes from Wanganui, Palmerston North and the Northern Wairarapa South to the Hutt Valley, Kapiti Coast, Porirua and Wellington, Marlborough including Nelson and Blenheim.
Services provided include:
- Comprehensive specialist medical driving assessments
- Vehicle modification assessment services for drivers and passengers
Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives. In New Zealand we do this by providing care homes, retirement villages, dental and rehabilitation. Bupa have 49 care homes, 33 retirement villages, 7 rehab centres and 26 dental clinics around New Zealand all focused on providing personalised care.
Age Concern works to serve your needs through a national office and nationwide network of 35 members, branches and associates. Each one provides services, information and advocacy in response to local needs.
Sales, Servicing, Fabrication, Rentals, New and Used Vehicles. Rod Milner Motors have been specializing in Disability Vehicles for over 20 years. Rod himself has been in the motor industry for over 50 years www.rodmilner.co.nz
AFNZ, Amputees Federation of New Zealand
AFNZ, Amputees Federation of New Zealand, is the national professional body that provides amputees and their families with new and ongoing support.
Enable New Zealand
Vehicle Purchase, Assessment and Modification Services funded by Ministry of Health www.disabilityfunding.co.nz
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The worlds largest collection of videos about chronic health and disability – be a part of our community, Challenge your perceptions, learn and be inspired attitudelive.com
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ)
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) supports and encourages opportunities for disabled people to participate in sports, from regional, national and international levels. Sports are offered through a network of Regional ParaFed Associations, National disabled & able-bodied Sports Organisations, clubs, coaches and individuals. Here is a current list of Parafed Organisations in New Zealand who have a website.
DPVA Ltd (Driver, Passenger and Vehicle Assessments)
DPVA Ltd (Driver, Passenger and Vehicle Assessments is a specialist Occupational Therapy Service. We provide: Medical Driving Assessments, Passenger Assessments, Vehicle Modification Assessments, Driver-Related Vocational Assessments. Please explore the different “assessment pages” for more information on each service.
Our mission is to keep everyone in charge of their own life. Including you. By offering a range of equipment, services and advice we provide those living with disabilities a chance to live the life they choose. LIFE UNLIMITED STORE
Wheelchair accessible portable bathrooms and toilets – making life easier for people with a disability
A unique patented design that can be lowered for wheelchair ramp access.
Designed to allow extra space for carers or assistants, perfect whilst waiting for permanent modifications.
Wheelchair friendly portable bathroom that can be easily transported when holidaying or staying with friends. firstname.lastname@example.org