ParaFed Canterbury's main focus is on promoting Para sports opportunities to our members with physical impairments. However, there are a number of other non-sport services that are available in Canterbury for our community to access.
Below is a list of some of the non-sport services that are available. The majority of these are offered by some of the other fantastic organisations across our region.For more information contact:Kerry JenkinsonAdministration Manager021 108 firstname.lastname@example.org
As a mobility parking permit holder you can park in designated mobility parking spaces. These are wider than standard parking spaces (making it easier to get in and out of a vehicle with a wheelchair or mobility aid), and are located closer to services and facilities.
CCS Disability Action224 Lichfield StreetChristchurch 8011
03 365 56610800 227 email@example.com/mobility-parking/
Total Mobility is a nation-wide scheme designed to increase the mobility of people with disabilities who are unable to access public transport.
Assistance is provided in the form of discounted taxi fares. Total Mobility users are entitled to a 50% discount on taxi fares to a maximum of $35 per fare.
ParaFed Canterbury108 Sawyers Arms RoadChristchurch 8052
03 385 firstname.lastname@example.org/taxi.html
CCS Disability Action have a number of accessible holiday homes for rent. For some you need to be a member or service user and others allow anyone to make a booking.
Nelson - Tahuna Beach Holiday ParkWest Coast - ParoaChristchurch - Adams HouseSouth Canterbury - Lake Tekapo Holiday UnitsQueenstown - Gilmore Lodge
CCS Disability Action
224 Lichfield StreetChristchurch 8011
03 365 56610800 227 email@example.com/about-us/holiday-homes
Vehicle Adaptions Ltd offer a full range of specialist disability products and services. They are well known within the vehicle disability industry and take great pride in providing a high quality of service.
Vehicle Adaptions LtdUnit C, 2 March Place, BelfastChristchurch 805103 323 5374021 078 firstname.lastname@example.org
Abiliquip use their extensive engineering capability to modify vehicles for disability or whatever reason you need.
They have a range of products and services for vehicles, along with electric drive-assist wheels for chairs, which allow people to avoid the very expensive move to a fully powered wheelchair.
AbiliquipBuilding SB2, 198 Springs RoadChristchurch 804203 email@example.com
Melrose Kiwi Concept Wheelchairs design and fabricate custom-made wheelchairs and accessories from their Christchurch based factory. They also have wheelchairs and mobility aids for hire.
Melrose Kiwi Concept Wheelchairs108 Sawyers Arms RoadChristchurch 805203 354 firstname.lastname@example.org
Freedom Mobility is New Zealand’s largest mobility vehicle rental company offering an extensive range of disability modified cars and vans for disabled drivers and transporting disabled passengers.
Freedom Mobility0800 864 2529 (NZ callers only)09 869 email@example.com
Based in Auckland, they have outlets in Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin, and service the mobility needs throughout New Zealand.
Freedom Drivers offer friendly and reliable driving assistance to those who cannot drive themselves, or those that want a safe and caring service for themselves or family.
They provide a safe, caring transport service for children and youngsters including those with disabilities.
The can also provide a personal driving service for tourists visiting the wider Christchurch area
Freedom DriversDean StewartFreedom Drivers – Christchurch North027 364 687703 352 1599www.freedomdrivers.co.nz
Enabling Good Lives is a new approach to supporting disabled people that offers greater choice and control over the supports they receive, so that they can plan for the lives they want.
Enabling Good Lives021 035 firstname.lastname@example.org
Paraloan provides financial assistance for people with physical disabilities. Loans are available for housing, vehicles, self-employment, and other purposes.
Housing LoansMotor Vehicle LoansSelf Employment LoansOther Forms of Assistance
ParaloanRoom 7, Disabled Persons Centre314 Worcester StreetChristchurch 801103 379 email@example.com
The Hāpai Access Card is nationwide and international. It is a way for you to identify businesses that will recognise your card and who are committed to help reduce the impact of the barriers. Many will offer a discount
The card costs NZ$30 for three years.
Hāpai Access Card21 Lodestar AvenueWigramChristchurch03 595 firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you need a Justice of the Peace?
Contact Ken Sowden at ParaFed Canterbury.
Justice of the PeaceMr. Ken Sowden MNZM108 Sawyers Arms RoadChristchurch 8052021 057 email@example.com
03 385 4449
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108 Sawyers Arms RoadNorthcote, Christchurch 8052PO Box 35 059Shirley, Christchurch 8640