Bus news & updates

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

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Bus route changes from 12 March

Route changes on website

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

Website boarders bus update

Mon 26 Feb 2024 9:00am

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

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Important bus service updates for AmeriCARna 2024

Bus Service Alert Americarna2

Mon 19 Feb 2024 2:00pm

Prepare for temporary bus stop adjustments in New Plymouth, Waitara, Inglewood, Stratford, and Hāwera from Thursday, 22 February to Saturday, 24 February, coinciding with AmeriCARna 2024.

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Better bus services number one priority in Draft Taranaki Regional Land Transport Plan

Draft RLTP bus image share

Fri 16 Feb 2024 1:00pm

A step-wise change in public bus services is the number one funding priority in the draft Regional Land Transport Plan for Taranaki (RLTP).

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Taranaki Regional Council celebrates 2023 surge in public transport numbers

2023 Bus Stats

Mon 29 Jan 2024 1:00pm

More trips are being taken on buses in the region with new figures from Taranaki Regional Council showing an 18% rise in public transport patronage in 2023.

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New Southlink Coastal Ōpunake to New Plymouth (SH45) Timetable from 30 October

Wed 25 Oct 2023 3:00pm

From Monday 30 October, the new Southlink Coastal Ōpunake to New Plymouth (SH45) bus timetable comes into effect.

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Your Connector school bus timetable changes from 30 October

Your Connector News Story

Wed 25 Oct 2023 5:00am

From Monday 30 October, 2023 there will be slight changes to the Your Connector school bus (Hāwera - NPBHS/ FDMC and Hāwera - NPGHS/ SHGC) timetables.

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Connector timetable changes from 30 October

Connector Bus

Tue 24 Oct 2023 8:00am

From Monday 30 October, 2023 there will be slight changes to the Connector (Ōpunake - Hāwera -New Plymouth) timetable.

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