Free bus weekend

Celebrate World Car Free Day by exploring what’s new in the central city on the Metro network this weekend.

Public transport across the Metro network is free on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September, in support of World Car Free Day. We’re encouraging everyone to hop on board and come check out what’s new in the central city. 

Travel is free across the whole network – Waimakariri, Christchurch city and Selwyn. You won’t need to use a Metrocard to get on board. Map out your route to the city (or wherever else the weekend takes you!) by using our Journey Planner or call Metroinfo on 03 366 88 55 for help.

Discounted food offers in the central city

Some of the central city food outlets are offering some great deals, valid for 21-22 September only – check out the details below. To redeem any of the offers, simply mention it in store. 

Muffin Break - Bus Interchange, Corner Lichfield & Colombo Streets
$2 muffin with any coffee purchase.
This offer is only valid at Muffin Break Bus Interchange. $2 Muffin does not include specialty muffins.

Pad Thai Pan - EntX Corner Lichfield and Colombo Streets
Buy one Pad Thai and earn a free takeaway Bingsu.
Instagram: padthaipannz

Roll & Bowl - EntX Corner Lichfield and Colombo Streets
Buy a small Poke Bowl and we upgrade it to a regular size!
Instagram: rollandbowlnz

Hachi Hachi - Valid at Hachi Hachi Victoria Street and Hachi Hachi BNZ Centre
Order our signature Karaage Crispy Chicken Donburi and earn a free Gyoza. (3pcs)
Instagram: hachiachinz

Piki-Poke - The Crossing 166 Cashel Street                             
$1.00 discount per Piki Poke meal.
Website: pikipoke.com/                  

Two Fat Indians - EntX, 617 Colombo Street
Offer 1: $19.90 pp for any main dish from the dinner menu. Includes any one naan bread and plain rice, and one non-alcoholic drink. 
Offer 2: $14.90 pp for any main dish from the lunch menu. Includes any one naan bread and plain rice, and one non-alcoholic drink.

Mexicali - EntX, 617-649 Colombo Street
$5 Margaritas, $5 chips & guac, $4 tacos.
This offer is valid from 4-7pm on Saturday only.
This offer is part of Mexicali’s regular weekly specials and will be available from 4-7pm on Saturday 21 Sept.​

Hanoi Old Quarter - EntX, 617-649 Colombo Street
Offer 1: Family meal $39.99, including 2 mains items, 6pcs spring roll or chicken wings and kid’s drinks/juice
Offer 2: Weekend special pad Thai Viet: Stir-fried rice, noodle with tamarind sauce, peanut, chive & protein of your choice: pork, beef, chicken $14.50; tofu $14.50; prawn $16.00; combination $16.00.

iSUSHI - Bus Interchange, Corner Lichfield & Colombo Streets
Teriyaki Chicken Don, deep fried prawn and a can of drink, usually $24.50, now $19.50.​



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