The Northern Region Health Coordination Centre (NRHCC) is now offering a free taxi service to and from a Covid-19 vaccination centre or drive-through for people having their first dose who don’t drive or use other forms of transport.

People can register by calling the COVID Vaccination Helpline on 0800 28 29 26 or emailing The new service is run in partnership with Auckland’s Co-op (Blue Bubble) Taxis.

The NRHCC are hoping to extend this service to GP and pharmacy providers once they have a better understanding of demand.

In-home vaccination service

If people are unable to leave their home and need a COVID-19 vaccination for either their first or second dose they should call 0800 28 29 26 or email to register their details. NRHCC will then be in contact to organise an in-home vaccination.