Community Services

Horizons Regional Council supports the following services for the public making their way to medical appointments.
 

Foxton Beach Community Centre Van

  • This van transports people to appoints in Levin, Foxton, etc for primarily medical appointments.
  • For more information on bookings please contact the Community Centre on (06) 363 8387

Horowhenua Health Shuttle

Transport to medical appointments from the Horowhenua Health Shuttle to Palmerston North. The service will transport passengers for a donation made to the Horowhenua District Health Transportation Trust.
Phone (06) 366 0920 to arrange bookings and for further information.

South Tararua Health Shuttle

Operates between Pahiatua and the Palmerston North hospital

  • Book one day in advance of journey
  • Donations from users encouraged
  • Operates on demand 
For bookings and information contact: The Order of St John on (06) 376 7638

St John Feilding Service

Transport for disabled people.

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Book one day in advance of journey.
  • Donation from users encouraged.
  • Operates on demand.
For bookings and information contact: St John Feilding (06) 323 5655.

St John Marton

  • Transports people who live in Marton to medical appointments at Palmerston North and Whanganui hospitals
  • Bookings should be made at least 24 hours before the service is required
  • Donations from users is encouraged
  • Operates on demand
For all bookings phone (06) 327 4530

St John Waimarino Health Shuttle

Transport for people who live in the Waimarino area to ALL medical appointments in Whanganui and Palmerston North – not restricted to hospital appointments

  • Book by 1.30pm the day before service is required.
  • Donation from users encouraged.
  • Operates on demand.
For bookings and information contact: Waimarino Health Centre (06) 385 5019.

St Johns Whanganui Health Shuttle

Transport for people who live in Whanganui to ALL medical appointments in Palmerston North - not restricted to hospital appointments.

  •  Bookings should be made at least 24 hours before your appointment
  •  Book by 1.30pm the day before service is required
  •  Donation from user is encouraged
  •  Operates on demand
 For all bookings phone (06) 345 0878 between 9.30am and 2.30pm. After hours contact 022 131 0223.

Tararua Health Shuttle

Transport to medical appointments within the Tararua District and at Palmerston North hospital.

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Book one day in advance of journey
  • Donation from users encouraged
  • Operates on demand
For bookings and information contact: The Order of St John on (06) 374 5491.

Taumarunui Mobility Van

Provides transport for people with disabilities.

  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Operates on demand.
  • Services are booked one week in advance.
  • Donation from users is encouraged.
  • Seven day service.
For bookings contact: Jan Wise (07) 895 8485.
For more information contact: Noel Street (07) 895 5925.