Palmy Companion Card 

How to Apply

  1. The applicant is the person with the impairment.
  2. The applicant’s legal guardian or agent may complete or sign on the applicant’s behalf.
  3. An application takes up to 7 working days to process and can take longer if incomplete information is provided and further information is requested.

About the Palmy Companion Card

The Palmy Companion Card Trail was developed to promote equality of access for people with impairments to fair ticketing. The Trial will run from the 1st July 2021 – 30th June 2022.The Palmy Companion Card is designed to provide equity in ticketing expenses for people with life-long impairments who may need additional Attendant Companion Support to participate in ordinary activities at partnering venues and activities.

Eligibility Criteria

To receive Palmy Companion Card, a person must:

  1. Be a permanent resident or citizen of New Zealand and residing in Palmerston North City boundaries.
  2. Be a person with life-long impairments who may need additional Attendant Companion Support to participate in ordinary activities at partnering venues and activities.

Attendant Companion Support includes significant assistance with mobility, communication, self-care or learning, where the use of aids, equipment or alternative strategies does not enable the person to carry out these tasks.

The Palmy Companion Card will not be issued for conditions with infrequent or unexpected events such as allergic reactions, falls or medical emergencies.

The Palmy Companion Card is not issued to every person with an impairment. The card is issued to individuals with life-long impairments who may need additional Attendant Companion Support to participate in ordinary activities at partnering venues and activities.

Each application will be assessed against the Palmy Companion Card eligibility criteria.

Getting more information about the Companion Card

Website: palmycompanioncard.co.nz 

Email: info@palmycompanioncard.co.nz 

Information line: 0800 626 255 

DOWNLOAD THE OFFICIAL 

Palmy Companion Card App


Apply and display your Palmy Companion Card in a modern and easy to use app. To get started, simply download the Sporty App and search for Palmy Companion Card.


CLICK HERE to download the Sporty App on the App Store


CLICK HERE to download the Sporty App on Google Play

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