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Southlink services, Christmas-New Year 2019-2020

Southlink logo

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Please note the changes to Southlink services over the Christmas-New year fortnight:

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Ride the festive spirit to New Plymouth’s Christmas Parade party

Citylink buses

Thu 28 Nov 2019

Santa’s come early this year and given everyone a free bus ride to the annual Christmas Parade Party as NPDC again makes the city centre car-free.

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Egmont St bus stop out of service

Citylink ServiceAlert

Fri 01 Nov 2019

From Monday 4 November the Egmont St stop will be out of service for approximately 3 weeks due to road works taking place in the area.

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Route 3 Cook St detour

Citylink ServiceAlert

Fri 25 Oct 2019

From Tuesday 29 October, Route 3 will detour around the Cook St closure between Seaview Road and Grenville St. The detour is expected to be in place for 4 weeks

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Thursday taxi keeps townsfolk on the move

Lynn O'Keeffe

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Waitara’s weekly ‘taxi day’ is proving popular with townsfolk, particularly those who are unable to use buses and have no other way to go shopping or get to medical appointments.

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Treat yourself and the planet on Car-Free Day

Citylink buses in New Plymouth

Mon 16 Sept 2019

If you’re toying with the idea of ditching the car and using public transport for the sake of the planet, now is the ideal time to give it a go.

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A few clicks will secure your Connector


Mon 14 Jan 2019

Users of the popular cross-Taranaki Connector bus service are well-advised to ensure there’ll be a seat for them – and a new online booking system makes it easy.

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