Matamata-Piako Transport Providers

Name of provider: Matamata Community Health Shuttle
Contact person:  Jan Dench
Physical Address: 41 Hetana Street, Matamata 3400
Phone: 07 888 6040 (for transport bookings) (Pohlen Hospital)
Description of services: Patients generally phone to make their transport arrangements, and on the evening prior to travel, the Driver will phone them, advising of their pick-up time. There is a Driver and a Support Person in each vehicle and they pick up the patients at their homes and deliver them right to the reception counter of the appropriate Ward, or, Clinic. Following the Patients appointment, the Driver, or, the Support Person will collect them from the Ward, or, Clinic, take them back to the mini-bus and deliver them back to their home. Transport is provided in 2 x 12 seat & 1 x 8 seat mini-buses, each equipped with a defibrillator, a wheelchair, a comprehensive first aid kit, blankets, vomit bags, water bottles and a fire extinguisher. On some occasions, private vehicles are also used.
Area covered: Passengers are from the Matamata District. Urban passengers are picked up at their homes, but, due to time factors, most rural passengers make their own way in to town and travel with us from there. Most passengers travel to Waikato Hospital and Hamilton Clinics, but, we also transport patients to Thames, Tauranga, Rotorua, Tokoroa and Te Kuiti Hospitals
Additional Services:  Optional: Hireage of equipment and resources
Name of provider: Te Aroha Community Shuttle
Contact person:   
Physical Address:  
Phone: 07 884 9479
Description of services: Shopping Bus. Fortnightly to Te Aroha town centre. Alternative monthly to Morrinsville and Matamata.  10 Seats
Area covered: Te Aroha.  Pick up and drop off at passenger's door
Additional Services: Bus trips to the movies, approximately 3-4 times per year
Name of provider: Morrinsville Community Charitable Trust
Contact person:  Bryan Barker
Physical Address: 18 Holmwood Park Drive, Morrinsville
Phone: 07 889 5636
Description of services: Health shuttle – Avaliable Monday – Friday. 8 seater van with first aid, defibrillator, wheelchair etc. Provides a driver and a support person.
Donny Van – Avaliable Monday – Friday.
Offers transport for the elderly and infirm for shopping, doctors etc. 8 seater van equipped with a wheelchair hoist.
Area covered: Health shuttle – covers Morrinsville to medical centre and Hamilton for medical treatment specialist appointments.
Donny Van – Within Morrinsville
Additional Services: N/A
Name of provider: Renal Transport Service
Contact person:  Nicky Hagen or Michelle Higgins (Waikato DHB)
Physical Address: Bookings made via Waikato DHB Renal Services
Phone: 07 839 8741 (Regional Renal Services reception)
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