Disability News

Power chair donated to Hamilton Zoo

13 October 2016 A collaboration led by Friends of Hamilton Zoo has made an electric wheelchair available to mobility-impaired visitors to the popular city zoo. Costing $5,000 and funded through a community grant from the Lion Foundation, the wheelchair is available for hire as of today (13 October). It has been supplied by health and disability […]

Disability Information

Top picks from our Tauranga team

We asked the Tauranga Life Unlimited Store team and hearing therapists Trish and Ange about their favourite pieces of equipment. This is what they like to recommend to customers. Mandy The new Neo Galaxy mobility scooter can travel 9.6km/h and will take the customer up to 32km with one charge. This provides the user with […]

Mobility

What Mobility Aid is Right for Me?

Did you know that nearly half of the New Zealanders living with a disability have identified as having limited mobility? Mobility aids can improve a person’s mobility and independence and, therefore, also their daily living. There are many different types of mobility aids, from a children’s pram for parents, through to a mobility scooter. The […]