22 Dec, 2018 07:00 PM Quick Read. Commuter Express (Napier to Havelock North) 12H. Note: A Regional Council may decline to register a passenger service under Section 33 of the Act. Weekday services will operate as normal. Have a Card? Visit the New Zealand Transport Agency website to find a comprehensive range of transport information and resources. Order a Bee Card and get it mailed directly to you. The register of transport services is available to the public, free of charge or at a reasonable charge, during normal office hours, at our office at 5 Quay Street, Whakatāne. Public transport is a critical component for transporting and contributing to a thriving region and we are committed to delivering this vision for the Bay of Plenty. Commuter Express (Hastings to Napier) 10N. The Lakes is situated on Route 52 of the Bay Hopper bus routes which is known as 'The Lakes Express and Tauranga Crossing' service. You can download an application to register a passenger service below. 12N. Add funds to your Bee Card and set up Auto Top Up. Information about the summer timetable is available from today at www.baybus.co.nzIn addition to the weekend changes, there will also be changes to Routes 1, 2 and 30 from midday on New Year's Eve (December 31) as Bayhopper buses stop at the Kawaka Street Park and Ride shuttle in Mount Maunganui. We are responsible for the registration of public transport services in the region. The normal weekend timetable will operate for all services on Boxing Day. The Bay of Plenty Regional Council (the Council) is responsible for the registration of public transport services in the region. There's some important information you need to be aware of so that we - and you - can fulfil our responsibilities under the Public Transport Management Act 2008 (the Act). Get a Card . There is no cost involved in the registering of services. The Bay Bus website has been developed to meet the needs of the growing number of people using public transport in the Bay of Plenty. If you are operating, or plan to operate, any type of commercial public transport service either in or passing through the Bay of Plenty, you must register your service at least 35 working days before the service is to start. Bay of Plenty Times. For more information about New Year's Eve visit www.tauranga.govt.nz. There will be no Bayhopper service for Te Puke, Katikati or Ōmokoroa on Christmas Day. Regular public holiday timetables will apply on New Year's Day. The services will operate Monday to Friday excluding public holidays, between 3 February and 20 December 2020. We manage the regional Baybus bus network that covers the Tauranga, Rotorua, Whakatāne urban and rural areas. Head to www.baybus.co.nz for more timetable details. Timetable Plan your trip. Napier, Tamatea and Taradale (loop) 14. Zizi Sparks: It's time to grin and bear traffic woes, Live: Trump's hopes teeter - Biden closes gap in two key states, 'absolutely confident' of presidency, Drought fears as Bay of Plenty 'severely dry' ahead of summer, Live: Trump hopes dwindle: Biden edges closer to presidency - key state may flip, 'Hot spot': More than $500m pumped into Pāpāmoa East, Father found guilty of murdering 2yo daughter. Since 2001, we have developed and delivered a strong public transport network across the region, providing services to rural and urban communities, and supporting those with mobility challenges. Register your Bee Card to receive benefits like balance protection, Auto Top Up, and online account management. Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor and chair of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Public Transport Sub-Committee Lyall Thurston said the summer timetable should make it easier for people to get to the Mount in particular, and get home again a bit later than they usually can. Services from Hamilton to Tauranga leave daily and the journey takes less than two hours. Go to the Baybus website for timetables and routes, use the journey planner or call 0800 4 BAY BUS (0800 422 928). Tauranga is the largest city in the Bay of Plenty on the east coast of the North Island. The Transit App is available to help you with your bus travel in Tauranga, providing you with real-time information about bus arrivals at your stop. 10H. New Regional Tertiary/Commuter services will begin when Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and The University of Waikato start again in 2020. In accordance with Sections 29 to 47 of the Act, we are required to register all public transport services operating in the region. Transit app. Read more. 13. Read more. Hastings to Napier. For additional information about the Bee Card please go to the www.baybus.co.nz/beecard. Napier to Hastings. Commuter Express (Havelock North to Napier) 11N. This network also provides the urban school bus network in Tauranga. Bay of Plenty buses are gearing up for the summer enslaught of visitors and commuters by increasing their service through Tauranga. We also need to be advised of any changes to a registered service including the intention to withdraw a registered service. Buses are available for public transport in and around the Whakatane District. From Boxing Day, December 26, and continuing each weekend through to and including Waitangi Day, February 6, Routes 1, 33, 62, 40 and 70 will run a slightly altered timetable from its normal one on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Students must have their student Id and/or be in school uniform. Plan your journey, print off your route and timetable, place feedback about the service and find out how to get a new stop. The Bayhopper network will being in a summer services timetable from December 27 with more frequent buses and later services on some routes. "We're hoping for a nice fine summer, and we want to make sure people can enjoy as much of our region's great weather as possible by getting out and about and enjoying what the city has to offer," he said. Napier, Maraenui and Onekawa (loop) 15. Search for fares to Tauranga with New Zealand's most popular national bus network. The Bee Card can be used for local public transport in Northland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui, Nelson, Otago and Invercargill. Council is an approved organisation, which means we can apply for funding through the New Zealand Transport Agency to fund road safety, public transport services, Total Mobility and a range of other transport services. Route 1: Services will run every half hour instead of hourlyRoute 33: Buses will run every half hour instead of hourly. The Transit App is available to help you with your bus travel in Tauranga, providing you with real-time information about bus arrivals at your stop. 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Bee Card will go live 20th July 2020 for Eastern Bay (including Kawerau, Ōpōtiki, and Whakatāne), Rotorua, Ōmokoroa and Katikati and then 27th July for Tauranga. How to register, withdraw or makes changes to a passenger transport service. If you are operating, or plan to operate, any type of commercial public transport service either in or passing through the Bay of Plenty, you must register your service at least 35 working days before the service is to start. For further information, please contact us on 0800 884 880. Extension of the services beyond this date will be subject to a review of the trial. We need to be advised of any changes to a registered service including the intention to withdraw a registered service. Go to the Baybus website for timetables and routes, use the journey planner or call 0800 4 BAY BUS (0800 422 928). You can download an application to vary a passenger service below. An extra evening service will connect with Route 1, so passengers can transfer from Route 1 to Route 33.Route 62: Buses will run every half hour instead of hourly. Rotorua to Tauranga buses depart from Tourism Rotorua, 1167 Fenton St, and arrive at Wharf St, outside the Tauranga Library and i-SITE. This is a one year trial and applies to school days only. During peak travel times a commuter express service runs directly to the Tauranga CBD while outside of peak travel times the service travels via Greerton. We can't receive funding for infrastructure. This requirement does not apply if the commercial public transport service does not pick up or drop off passengers in the region. Photo / File . An extra evening service will connect with Route 1, so passengers can transfer from Route 1 to Route 62.Route 40: An extra evening service will connect with Route 1, so passengers can transfer from Route 1 to Route 40.Route 70: An extra evening service will connect with Route 1, so passengers can transfer from Route 1 to Route 70.Normal fares and concessions will operate. The services are a joint venture between the University of Waikato, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, with each organisation contributing funds to make the service available, along with a grant from the New Zealand Transport Association (NZTA). Bee Card is the prepay travel smartcard for nine regions of New Zealand. Bus Better With Bee Card Bee Card is your new prepay card to make travel by bus easier and smarter. Get a new card. About Tauranga. Services on each route will run from 7am – 7pm. Medal-winning performances from Tauranga athletes, Stan Walker looks forward to 'biggest year yet', Zizi Sparks: It's time to grin and bear traffic woes, Live: Trump's hopes teeter - Biden closes gap in two key states, 'absolutely confident' of presidency, Drought fears as Bay of Plenty 'severely dry' ahead of summer, Live: Trump hopes dwindle: Biden edges closer to presidency - key state may flip, 'Hot spot': More than $500m pumped into Pāpāmoa East, Father found guilty of murdering 2yo daughter. Bay of Plenty Times Bay Hopper Christmas bus schedule. Operators are required to supply Council written notice of the details of the proposed service at least 35 working days before the commercial public transport service is to start.