Specialised School Transport Assistance (SESTA)

Posted on April 30, 2017

Go Bus are suppliers of special needs transport services to the Ministry of Education for the purpose of transporting students with special needs to and from educational facilities nationwide.

Go Bus has been successfully operating special needs services since 1982 and has a core team of experienced people responsible for the day to day management of these services.

We have vehicles with specialised loading equipment and specially trained staff to provide clients with a comfortable, safe journey to and from their places of learning and recreation.

Eligibility inquiries should be made in the first instance to your school.

Mobility Services

We offer mobility service transport utilising a wide range of differently accessible vehicles to suit your needs. We can provide transport for:

  • Rest homes
  • Special events e.g. tours and concerts
  • Sports trips
  • Medical and other appointments
  • Airport transfers
  • Charters and tours

We also offer special off-peak rates.

Contact us for a quote for your next journey.

Our Mobility Vehicles

All the mobility vehicles are late model, high quality and follow a regular service program to ensure they are always in top condition. We provide vehicles that can cater for all group sizes as well as Total Mobility Vehicles. All our vehicles are provided with seatbelts and our mobility vans have full sized hoists and are fitted with the latest floor restraint and seat belt equipment. We have a team of experienced people responsible for the day to day management and support of these services.

Small Vans & Cars

  • Late Model
  • Fuel efficient diesel vehicles
  • Airbags and air conditioning
  • Seat belts for every passenger
  • Radio/CD player

Large Shuttle Van

  • Late model
  • Fuel efficient diesel vehicles
  • Airbags and air conditioning
  • Radio/CD player
  • Seat belts for every passenger
  • Entry assistance steps and hand grip

Wheelchair vans

  • Generally, our Total Mobility Vehicles seat 8 passengers and 2-4 wheelchairs. Our staff are trained specifically in the art of loading and securing wheelchairs in a safe manner.

Our Drivers

Our drivers are all highly trained and dedicated to providing a comfortable and quality experience for our customers. They enjoy their work and are well presented, professional, and provide high-quality service.

  • All drivers are NZQA accredited
  • All drivers have passed Police, Ministry of Justice, drug and alcohol checks
  • Drivers are experienced in carrying people with intellectual and/or physical disabilities