Useful Information » Older People » Transport


If you need to get to and from various appointments either at Totara Health or the Hastings 
hospital, both Age Concern and the Red Cross may be able to  assist with transport.

Age Concern

Age Concern can assess you for the Total Mobility Scheme which provides discounted taxis.

Give the Hastings branch a call on 06 870 9060 for more information on this and other transport options.


Red Cross Community Transport

The Red Cross offer hospital transport from the Hastings/Flaxmere area to and from the Hastings Hospital only. This 
service is for people who for medical, mobility or financial reasons, find it difficult to manage their own transport to hospital appointments. Available Monday – Thursday only.

Book by calling the Hastings Red Cross on 06 878 8438 or 0800 RED CROSS (733 276). 

Please book at least 24 hours before your appointment if possible. A $2 donation is appreciated.