Independent Living August Newsletter 2018

We're looking for a full time sales person

This position is a Monday to Friday role in our Royal Oak home and mobility store. 

What you would do

  • engage with customers to offer advice and assistance with selecting equipment and accessories that will allow them to fulfil our key value 'Your Life. Your Way'.
  • build relationships and trust with customers through good communication
  • connect customers to their local community and support networks
  • participate in the day to day running of the Royal Oak store

What skills do you need
  • exceptional communication skills and customer service
  • a positive and professional attitude
  • ability to connect the dots
  • knowledge of the disability sector preferred
  • previous retail experience essential
  • computer literacy
  • physically fit as some lifting would be required

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you. Please include a covering letter with your CV and email it to
**All applicants must have New Zealand Citizenship or permanent residence.

Coming soon to Independent Living

The Scooterpac Canopy is the world's first and only universal folding canopy that fits almost any Scooter on sale today.

It's a ticket to all-weather mobility, allowing scooter users to battle the elements without fear.


The STRONGBACK Excursion does not only comfort the user's back, but it also exhibits all the benfits expected in an ultra-lightweight wheelchair; it is easily foldable, simple to use and highly portable. Available mid August.

Pre-order yours today

STRONGBACK Self Propelled Wheelchair

The ultra-lightweight STRONGBACK 24 folding wheelchair offers the ultimate in function and ergonomics. Its stylish design also offers practical benefits for wheelchair users and their companions. It is the sophisticated combination of style and function that saw it win the German Design Award for 2018.

Pre-order yours today.


Independent Living is hosting a workshop on Parkinsons for the Korean community and service providers on Thursday 9th August in Henderson.

Find out more.

ADHB are making it easier to keep in touch with patients by starting to use email to communicate appointment information and test results.

Find out more.

Are you nearly 75 and having to renew your driver's licence? Once you turn 75, there are a few changes to the process for renewing your driver licence that you should be aware of. 

Find out more.

Transition Expo - the progression from school to life is happening Tuesday 7th August.

Find out more.

An average person who reaches 65 can expect 10-11 years before a long-term health condition or disability. What does that mean for an ageing population? From 29 June and 24 August, Office for Seniors NZ is asking New Zealanders of all ages what they want for the future.

Find out more.

Visual Communication – Supporting the Elderly

Learn how to help elderly people suffering onset dementia/Alzheimers or rehabilitating after a stroke with communication skills through the use of visual supports.  
Learn how to use visual routines to aid daily life.

Find out more.

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0800 625 100

Royal Oak Store

14 Erson Ave, PO Box 24 042,

Royal Oak, Auckland

Ph: 09 625 0322

Botany Store

308 Te Irirangi Drive,

Botany South, Auckland

Ph: 09 281 5027

Browns Bay

13-15 Bute Road,

Browns Bay, Auckland

Ph: 09 550 3387

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Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 4pm