Bus news & updates

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

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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

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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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Buses cancelled due to wind


Mon 13 Feb 2023

Taranaki bus services tomorrow (Tuesday, 14 February) have been cancelled, due to the strong wind warning in place.

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Right bus. Right stop. Right time.

Connector Bus Service

Wed 16 Nov 2022

Navigating Taranaki by bus just got a whole lot easier thanks to a smart new app called Transit.

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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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