Thames Bus Service - All aboard

after a 3 year trial this service has been confirmed to continue for 2021 and beyond.


Adults: $2.00; Children: $1.00; Gold cards: free.  Please use the service.

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For the southbound route the bus will commence at Tararu, take a detour into Moanataiari, pass through Grahamstown to the Hospital entrance, cross Pollen Street past the Civic Centre to Goldfields Shopping Centre, onwards to Richmond Villas, then past the Library and the Medical Centre, up Sealey Street, across the hill suburbs via The Terrace and Harvey Crescent, down Brunton Crescent, up Herewaka Street, across Mount View Road, down Grafton Road to Parawai Road and the Bupa Booms Retirement Village.

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For the northbound route, (light blue in the map) the bus will proceed from The Booms Village along Parawai Road to Banks Street, Rolleston Street, Fenton Street, passed the Centennial Pool to Richmond Villas, then into Sealey Street passing the library and turning left into Court Street, right into and through the Medical Centre car park, left on Rolleston past the hospital and then past Civic Centre to Goldfields Shopping Centre, before returning to Bupa Tararu via Grahamstown, Moanantairi and Tararu .