The following reports and policy documents have relevance for community transport both in the Waikato and more broadly throughout New Zealand.
Notes from the Community Transport hui to feedback on Te Tara o Te Whai - Hauraki locality
On 27 Feb, 2023 representatives from community transport groups around the Hauraki, Thames-Coromandel, and Te Aroha areas met to discuss the upcoming formation of the new health locality. They had a discussion about what their services currently look like and focused on where there are strengths that should be carried over and gaps that need to be addressed by the new health system in order to maximise the wellbeing of the communities they live in and serve.
Waikato Regional Council Regional Public Transport Plan
The Waikato Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP) 2022-2032 identifies the public transport services that Waikato Regional Council will provide over the next 10 years. The plan also identifies the policies, procedures, information and infrastructure to support the delivery of these services.
Waikato Regional Council Regional Land Transport Plan (2021-2051)
The Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP) has been developed for the region by the Waikato Regional Transport Committee, and sets out the intended development of the region’s land transport system over the next 30 years.
Community Transport provision in the Waikato Region
Sarah Gibb, Community Advisor, Community Waikato, August 2020
Safe Driving at every age
A presentation by Bridget Burdett, March 2019
Introduction to Social Enterprise Workshop Hamilton
An Introduction to Social Enterprise Workshop presented by Akina at Community Waikato on 26 June 2017
National Travel Assistance Scheme
Your guide for claiming travel assistance
National Travel Assistance eligibility and entitlement criteria
A flowchart that will help a patient determine their eligibility and entitlement for National Travel Assistance
New Zealand Transport Agency Research Report 484 The social impacts of poor access to transport in rural New Zealand
This report investigates poor access to land transport in New Zealand rural communities and its social consequences in order to inform and enhance planning for sustainable communities. Published: 2012
Economic Benefits of Community Transport
This research, carried out in Scotland, highlights the diversity of benefits to individuals, community groups and society of community transport provision. The transport scenarios discussed bear a lot of similarities to Waikato rural transport.
NZTA Guidance on transport options for communities with limited or no access to public transport
This booklet is for community groups or local government staff working on transport problems in rural areas and small towns. Published: August 2009
Human Rights Commission: The Accessible Journey
The Human Rights Commission decision to hold an Inquiry into the accessibility of public land transport was prompted by the experiences of disabled people who came to the Commission seeking enforcement of their right not to be discriminated against in the provision of public transport.