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  • Giant map defines on-demand public transport need

    Date: Wed, 23 October 2019 - A giant, interactive map of Timaru is proving popular as Environment Canterbury continues its on-demand public transport engagement events in Timaru. 

  • Winning Poems

    Date: Tue, 17 September 2019 - We’re excited to announce the winners to our Poems on Buses competition.  

  • Timaru asked to name new public transport service

    Environment Canterbury is searching for a name for its new on-demand public transport service, which will begin in Timaru next year. 

  • Community feedback informs upcoming changes to Waimakariri’s bus services

    After two rounds of consultation and over 1,300 submissions from the community, changes have been confirmed for Waimakariri’s bus services. 

  • New park and ride facilities for Selwyn residents

    ​Date: 18 Jul 2019 - Two new park and ride facilities are now open in Rolleston, providing increased access to public transport for the community. 

  • Review of Waimakariri’s bus services begins

    Date: Mon, 29 April 2019 We are proposing changes to Waimakariri routes to provide more coverage and better connections. 

  • Employment Relations Act changes

    Date: Tue, 2 May 2019 Changes to the Employment Relations Act come into effect from Monday 6 May 2019, involving new rest and meal break entitlements for employees.  

  • Proposal to extend the 145 Westmorland bus service

    Date: Fri, 20 July 2018 - Tell us what you think about the proposal to extend the 145 bus route in Westmorland by Friday 10 August 2018. 

  • WiFi trial extended

    Free WiFi is now available on the 95 Pegasus & Waikuku-City service. 

  • New Year brings change for the Orbiter

    Two changes to the Orbiter route will be implemented from Monday, January 7, 2019.