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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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Thrice weekly bus service boosts Coastal Taranaki links

Coastal Bus Service

Mon 25 Sept 2023 5:00am

A new bus service to strengthen transport links around the Taranaki coast is being trialled with the launch of an Ōpunake to New Plymouth (SH45) Southlink Coastal route.

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Public to have a say on Better Travel Choices strategy and managing speeds

Better Travel Choices

Mon 18 Sept 2023 5:00am

Taranaki people are being urged to have their say on the future of transport in the region including changes to speed limits on local roads and public transport improvements such as a proposed new bus to New Plymouth Airport

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New bus fares from 1 July 2023

Bus Fares Table Taranaki

Sat 01 Jul 2023

From 1 July, children 12 and under will travel for free and under 25s will get 50% off their fares, when using a registered Bee Card. For all others, bus fares will return to full price.

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Free buses to Tūpare event

Once Upon a Time Free Bus

Thu 23 Feb 2023

Free buses to and from 'Once Upon a Time' event at Tūpare on Sunday 5 March 2023 as children’s author and illustrator Hayley Elliott-Kernot, provides an interactive outdoor storytelling experience!

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AmeriCARna Comes to Town

Bus Service Alert Americarna

Tue 21 Feb 2023

Taranaki public bus services will be affected by the high-octane bustle of AmeriCARna this Thursday, Friday and Saturday (23-25 February).

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