Bus news & updates

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

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More transport options for Hāwera wheelchair users

Wheelchair van for South Taranaki

Thu 25 Jan 2018

Subsidised door-to-door transport is becoming available for wheelchair users in South Taranaki under the region’s Total Mobility scheme.

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Bus runs secure for new school year

Citylink school buses

Wed 24 Jan 2018

School bus services will be provided for Urenui, Motonui, Tikorangi and Lepperton this year after running on a trial basis last year.

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Taking You Places

Bus Centre block image

Fri 18 Aug 2017

We would like to address some of the questions asked about Taranaki public bus services after the Taranaki Daily News article 'The balancing act of running public transport' on 9 August 2017.

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Better bus ticketing on the way

Bus block

Wed 12 Apr 2017

Bus passengers in Taranaki and eight other regions will have improved ticketing by June next year.

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The picture of health

Opunake Health Day Block

Wed 07 Dec 2016

Dozens of people learned about Taranaki health services and activities when they attended the Opunake Health Day late last month.

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Connector service changes


Thu 27 Oct 2016

Changes to the Hawera-New Plymouth Connector bus service take effect from Monday, 31 October.

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Smart Cards made easier for bus users

Ticketing story Block

Mon 12 Sep 2016

It keeps getting easier to take advantage of the cheaper Taranaki bus fares available to those who use pre-paid electronic Smart Cards.

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Your companion on the road and beyond

Fri 09 Sep 2016

She’s a friend to those who require assistance and a helping hand in times of need.

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