Bus news & updates

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

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Connector passenger numbers hit record high

Connector Bus Service

Wed 21 Sep 2022

August was a bumper month for Taranaki buses, with the Connector setting a new record, big passenger increases across the whole network and a total of more than 76,650 passenger trips.

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Travel Taranaki for less from 1 April

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Wed 30 Mar 2022

Taranaki bus fares will be half price from this Friday, as part of the Government’s three-month reduction of public transport fares.

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Check before you travel

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Wed 16 Mar 2022

CityLink, Connector, SouthLink and school bus services have had minimal interruptions to date, however short notice cancellations are anticipated as Omicron spreads in the community.

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New flat fare system for Taranaki buses

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Tue 25 Jan 2022

Riding a public bus in Taranaki is about to get a whole lot simpler, with the introduction of a new fare system.

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New bus service to connect Taranaki industry

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Fri 01 Oct 2021

Taranaki Regional Council and Dialog Fitzroy have joined forces to launch a bus service for workers travelling between some of the region’s biggest industrial sites.

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Free bus travel for Covid-19 vaccination appointments

Citylink buses in New Plymouth

Fri 24 Sep 2021

Taranaki residents can get a free bus ride to and from their Covid-19 vaccination appointments from this Monday.

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Roadworks to cause Connector disruption

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Thu 23 Sep 2021

Major roadworks will take place on State Highway 3 between Inglewood and Midhirst from Monday, October 4 to Thursday, 28 October and from Monday, 8 November to Friday, 17 December.

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Morning buses to run straight to hospital

Citylink ServiceAlert

Mon 10 May 2021

Direct weekday morning bus services between the New Plymouth CBD and Taranaki Base Hospital will be introduced under timetable and route changes for Citylink Route 3 from Monday 17 May.

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