Taranaki Regional Council logo.Citylink and SouthLink services are operated under contract to the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Ride the bus for free!

Help us celebrate World Car Free Day 2014 on Wednesday 24 September. New Plymouth Citylink (excludes school services) and the Hawera-New Plymouth Connector will be free on the day, and once-a-week SouthLink services will be free during the week.

Citylink and Connector services free on 24 September 2014.  SouthLink services free 22-26 September.

Citylink - Connector flier (127 KB)

SouthLink - Connector flier (164 KB)

Awanui St closure

Due to the laying of sewer pipes, Awanui St, New Plymouth, will be closed from 9am Friday 12 September to 6pm Sunday 19 September. This affects Citylink Route 8 (Merrilands-Highlands Park) services departing Ariki St Bus Centre at 10.05am, 11.15am, 12.25pm and 1.35pm will not travel via Awanui St or Cumberland St. Passengers will need to use bus stops on Mangorei Road, or catch Route 7 (Welbourn-Highlands Park) services from the corner of Cumberland Rd and Heta Rd.

Catch the Connector

The Hawera-New Plymouth ‘Connector’ makes four return trips daily from Monday to Friday, operated by Pickering Motors under contract to the Taranaki Regional Council and with funding support from the region’s three District Councils, Taranaki District Health Board and WITT. 

Connector general info