Bus news & updates

Service announcements, updates and interesting yarns from our region-wide public transport network.

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Waitara Express bus service to halve travel time

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Mon 13 May 2024 8:00am

A new Waitara Express bus service is set to hit the road this month – halving the journey time between the township and New Plymouth.

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Bus route changes from 1 May

1 May Changes

Mon 29 Apr 2024 9:00am

Starting from Tuesday 1 May, there are some important updates to bus routes 12 - Merrilands to Spotswood, 40 - Ōkato to NPBHS and Southlink - Waverley - Pātea - Hāwera.

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Community feedback sought to help improve bus network

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Fri 19 Apr 2024 9:00am

Pop-up events are planned across the region to gather feedback on bus routes, timetables and other details that will help shape a new and improved bus network in the region

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Major boost for Ōpunake to New Plymouth bus service

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Thu 18 Apr 2024 9:00am

Bus links on the iconic Surf Highway are being improved by Taranaki Regional Council with a major boost to the Ōpunake to New Plymouth route from 1 May.

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Bus fare changes for children and youth

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Tue 16 Apr 2024

Fare changes are on the way for bus passengers under 25, following the Government’s decision to stop funding child and youth concessions.

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EV bus joins Taranaki’s public transport fleet

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Wed 27 Mar 2024 9:00am

Taranaki’s public transport fleet is going greener and quieter with the addition of an e-bus on urban routes in New Plymouth.

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Bus route changes from 12 March

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Tue 27 Feb 2024 9:00am

Starting from Tuesday 12 March, there are some important updates to bus routes 6 - Vogeltown/Brooklands, 8 - Merrilands/Highlands Park and the Connector - Hāwera to New Plymouth.

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Boarders' new bus service - Commencing 4 March

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Mon 26 Feb 2024 9:00am

We're excited to announce an important update regarding the Your Connector bus service.

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