Suzi Merson has hidden her wheelchair in the shed and taken to the footpaths around Hastings on a bright yellow Alinker walking bike.
Accessibility and mobility
Aileen Mudford is living day-to-day with cancer. Travelling and getting out and about has been made so much easier for her because of the products available at Life Unlimited Store.
Find out what drives Genevieve McLachlan – a successful entrepreneur, member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to people with disabilities and new member of the Disabled Leadership Group at Life Unlimited.
Enabling Good Lives has thrown a lifeline to Kerrianne and her family. It gives them the flexibility to use funding for the supports they need. In Kerrianne’s case, travelling to and from the activities she loves is a high priority.
If you are finding it hard to cover the costs of transport, here are some places you can get help.
Huhana Hickey a.k.a. Dr Hu is an outspoken advocate for disabled people. She describes how ageing has taught her to accept and celebrate who she is.
Changing Places are high-specification facilities designed and built to cater to the needs of people with significant physical impairments. The first one of it’s kind in New Zealand has just opened at Hamilton Gardens.
Find out about workplace modification funding.
If you care for a person with a disability who has mobility difficulties, they may be eligible for a mobility parking permit. Find out how to apply for a mobility parking permit.
Find out how to get around the community with a disability.