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Changes to Auckland Public Transport Network: Have Your Say South Auckland

Over the next few years Auckland Transport is moving to a simpler, more integrated new public transport network for Auckland.

The New Network will change the way people travel. It is a region wide public transport network which is proposed to deliver bus services at least every 15 minutes throughout the day, seven days a week on major routes between the hours of 7am to 7pm.

It will allow more passengers to simply ‘turn up and go’ rather than planning trips around a timetable, offering Aucklanders more flexible travel options over large parts of the city all day, every day.

Due to the scale of change, consultation and implementation for the New Network has been broken into several phases. The process is starting with South Auckland’s network and will soon begin consultation.

To help you understand what the New Network will mean for you, we’ve released a video guide. You can view it here: http://www.aucklandtransport.govt.nz/newnetwork

Have your say

Consulting on the New Network for public transport in South Auckland

Consultation runs from Wednesday 19 June to 4pm Friday 2 August.

To find out more, come along to an open day near you. Check out the dates and times below. Representatives will also be out and about in the streets and shopping centres sharing information too.

Other parts of Auckland will be consulted on over the next few years and detailed route maps for those areas will then be available. Between 19 June and 2 August only feedback on the Southern Network is being sought.

Locations Dates Times

Papakura Crossroads Church

  • 25 Broadway, Papakura Saturday
  • 13 July 10am to 5pm

Manurewa Library

  • 7 Hill Road, Manurewa Monday
  • 15 July 10am to 7pm

Mangere

  • Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Leisure Centre
  • 14 Waddon Place (Corner Mascot Ave and Waddon Place) Tuesday
  • 16 July 12 to 7.30pm

Papatoetoe Town Hall

  • 35 St George Street, Papatoetoe Wednesday
  • 17 July 10am to 8pm

Manukau

  • Manukau Room, Auckland Council Civic Building
  • 31 Manukau Station Road (formerly Wiri Station Road) Thursday
  • 18 July 10.30am to 8pm

Otara Market

  • Community Centre
  • Newbury Street, Otara Saturday
  • 20 July 7am to 4pm

Otahuhu Recreation Centre

  • Fairburn Reserve, 30 Mason Ave, Otahuhu Thursday
  • 25 July 10am to 7.30pm

Onehunga Community Centre

  • Jackson & Yates Room
  • 83 Church Street, Onehunga Saturday
  • 27 July 10am to 5pm

Southern New Network launch

Attend the consultation launch with Mayor Len Brown

To open the consultation and get things going, Mayor Len Brown will join the community at Mangere Town Centre. All are welcome, so come along to find out more about the New Network, and to be the first to have your say.

  • What:  Southern Consultation Launch
  • When:  10am to 5pm, Wednesday 19 June
  • Where:  Mangere Town Centre (in the mall)

The Mayor will be there from 2pm to 3pm

Learn About New Blood Glucose Meters for People with Diabetes

Pharmac recently announced that they are changing the brand for subsidised Blood Glucose Meters. Those who monitor their blood glucose will need to change meter brands if they wish to continue to receive fully subsidised meters. A series of community meetings are being held to share information with the people who are affected by this change.

Time to Register for The Sunrise Walk for Hospice 14 April 2013

The fourth annual Sunrise Walk 2013 is now open for registrations.

  • 14 April 2013
  • 7.45 am
  • Auckland Botanical Gardens

The Sunrise Walk is open for the whole family to take part – even the family dog is welcome.  Everyone can now join in for this annual 5km walk around the Botanic Gardens in memory of a loved one or to simply be a part of something inspirational and fun that’s all for a great cause.

The Sunrise Walk for Hospice is a community driven fundraiser for Totara Hospice South Auckland.  With a large emphasis on bringing the community together, hundreds of invigorated people descend on the Auckland Botanical Gardens to celebrate the amazing service Totara Hospice delivers.

Revised start time of 7.45am is easier on the family, and the start line has been relocated to the top of the gardens outside Cafe Miko with lots of shade from the expected sunshine after the walk. There are some great new things happening on the day too so if you’ve been before , expect even more fun this year!  There will be a free sausage sizzle, bright and funky event bandanas plus gala-style fun after the event.

Help raise $100,000 and make this year’s Sunrise Walk the most successful and fun Walk yet!

Find out more and register now

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Free South Auckland Shuttle Services

The Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS) and Counties Manukau District Health Board  have several transport initiatives to help people access medical care and other social services in the Manukau Community.

Find the patient and shopping shuttle information by clicking on the pdf links below: