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Walking bike is life changing for Tauranga woman

TWO YEARS AGO, Paula Cameron of Tauranga was at a low ebb in her life. She couldn’t walk or exercise, semi-paralysed from the waist down, suffering from depression and had lost control of her bladder and bowel movements. Then she went into the Life Unlimited Charitable Trust store in Tauranga on the off chance she might find something there to…

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Nip-glide walker wins big globally

The New Zealand invented nip-glide™ walker took on the world and won an innovation award at the Reva 2019 Trade Show in Belgium earlier this year. The show, which brings together manufacturers and suppliers of products, organisations offering services and associations of persons with a handicap or disability, was held for three days in Ghent. Wellington designers Phil and Nina…

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Out goes the wheelchair, onto the Alinker walking bike

Suzi Merson has hidden her wheelchair in the shed and taken to the footpaths around Hastings on a bright yellow Alinker walking bike. The freedom she feels coupled with the ability to look people in their eyes rather than have them looking down at her has made the 56-year-old former picture framer the happiest she has been since the disastrous…

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Mobility Scooter Safety Awareness

21 November – Mobility scooters provide independence but can offer little protection to their riders. Take steps to ensure you’re safe when using them. Wednesday 28 November Cambridge Resthaven, 6 Vogel Street, Cambridge 1.30pm-3pm FREE • Bring your own mobility scooter or borrow one of ours • Open to everyone in the community • Session includes safety/servicing tips • Have…

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Missed the latest news?

3 July 2018 – Find out about our special offers available this month in the latest newsletter from Life Unlimited Store. Don’t miss our amazing NEO Mobility Scooter special. Get $340 free accessories for your new NEO scooter this month only. Check out the latest exclusive offer for SuperGold cardholders and read our story about the Diane Rangi Innovation Award recently won by the Life…

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Winning couple ‘pay it forward’

4 September 2017 – Life Unlimited Store customers who purchased a Neo Mobility product in May and June went in the draw to win one of three prizes of $1000, $500 and $250. Meet first-prize winners Stephen and Gillian King. When Stephen and Gillian King purchased a Neo Challenger power wheelchair from Life Unlimited Store they had no idea it…

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Flying forward with help of Alinker

31 August 2017 – A Cambridge woman is becoming an inspiration to many as she overcomes the obstacles of everyday life and continues her journey to independence. Sophie Iremonger of the Cambridge News heard how Eltje Malzbender’s life has recently been made easier with the help of the Alinker walking bike. IT ALL STARTED early last year when cyclist and…

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