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Bus stop closures and diversions due to the World Masters Games

Due to the World Masters Games, bus diversions and stop closures will be in place in various locations around Auckland for the duration of each sporting event. Delays can be expected.

Opening Ceremony - Friday 21 April, Eden Park

Find out about bus stop closures and diversions around Eden Park for the Opening Ceremony of the World Masters Games 2017

Criterium Cycling - Saturday 22 April, Wynyard Quarter

Date: Saturday 22 April
Time: 2am to 7pm approx
Place: Brigham Street, Hamer Street, Jellicoe Street, Madden Street, Beaumont Street

Diversions and stop closures will be in place for CityLink services. 

Some delays can be expected.

CityLink services

To/From City Centre
Fanshawe St as normal
Left - Halsey St
Right - Victoria St
Right - Beaumont St
Right - Fanshawe St
Trip ends at stop 7035 on Fanshawe St outside Vodafone and begin trip again


Bus stops closed

Stop closed Alternative stop Services affected
63 Jellicoe St (1061) Fanshawe St outside Vodafone (7035) CityLink
Daldy St outside petrol station (1067)
2 Daldy St (1072)

Half Marathon - Saturday 22 April, Quay St & Tamaki Dr

Date: Saturday 22 April
Time: 3am to 2pm approx
Place: Quay St, Tamaki Dr

Diversions and stop closures will be in place along Quay St and Tamaki Dr to Patteson Ave. 

Some delays can be expected.

745, 756, 757, 767 and 769 services

To City From City
(745) Ronaki Rd as normal/(756, 757, 767, 769) Tamaki Dr as normal (745) Customs St opposite Achilles House stop 1323 as usual/(756, 757, 767, 769) Commerce St as normal 
Left - Patteson Ave Right - Customs St East
Right - Kepa Rd Straight - Beach Rd
Left -Orakei Rd Straight - Parnell Rd
Right - Shore Rd Left - St Stephens Ave
Right - Brighton Rd Right - Brighton Rd
Left - St Stephens Ave Left- Shore Rd
Right - Parnell Rd Left -Orakei Rd
Straight - Beach Rd Right - Kepa Rd
Straight - Customs St East Left - Patteson Ave
Then as per normal (745) Right - Ronaki Rd/(756, 757, 767, 769) Right Tamaki Dr
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Quay St and Tamaki Dr between the city and Patteson Ave will be closed
  • 11 Averill Ave (7996), please use bus stop at 19 Melanesia Rd (7994).
  • 4 Averill Ave (7991), please use bus stop at 22 Melanesia Rd (7989).

719 services

To City From City
Ngaiwi St as normal Commerce St as normal
Left - Ngapipi Rd Right - Customs St East
Right - Orakei Rd Straight - Beach Rd
Right - Shore Rd Straight - Parnell Rd
Right - Brighton Rd Left - St Stephens Ave
Left - St Stephens Ave Right - Brighton Rd
Right - Parnell Rd Left - Shore Rd
Straight - Beach Rd Left - Orakei Rd
Straight - Customs St East Left - Ngapipi Rd
Then as per normal Right - Ngaiwi St
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Quay St and Tamaki Dr between the city centre and Ngapipi Rd.
  • Ngapipi Rd near Tamaki Dr (8981), please use bus stop at 30 Ngaiwi St (7888).
  • 9 Ngapipi Rd (7890), please use bus stop at 30 Ngaiwi St (7888).
  • Ngapipi Rd near Tamaki Dr (7899), please use bus stop at 31 Ngaiwi St (7895).
  • 30 Ngapipi Rd (7892), please use bus stop at 31 Ngaiwi St (7895).

Time Trial - Sunday 23 April, Quay St & Tamaki Dr

Date: Sunday 23 April
Time: 3am to 4pm approx
Place: Quay St, Tamaki Dr

Diversions and stop closures will be in place along Quay St and Tamaki Dr to St Heliers Bay Rd

 719 services

To City  From City
Ngaiwi St as normal Commerce St as normal
Left - Ngapipi Rd Right - Customs St East
Right - Orakei Rd Straight - Beach Rd
Right - Shore Rd Straight - Parnell Rd
Right - Brighton Rd Left - St Stephens Ave
Left - St Stephens Ave Right - Brighton Rd
Right - Parnell Rd Left - Shore Rd
Straight - Beach Rd Left - Orakei Rd
Straight - Customs St East Left - Ngapipi Rd
Then as per normal Right - Ngaiwi St
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Quay St and Tamaki Dr between the city centre and Ngapipi Rd.
  • Ngapipi Rd near Tamaki Dr (8981), please use bus stop at 30 Ngaiwi St (7888).
  • 9 Ngapipi Rd (7890), please use bus stop at 30 Ngaiwi St (7888).
  • Ngapipi Rd near Tamaki Dr (7899), please use bus stop at 31 Ngaiwi St (7895).
  • 30 Ngapipi Rd (7892), please use bus stop at 31 Ngaiwi St (7895).


745 services

To City From City
Ronaki Rd as normal Customs St opposite Achilles House stop 1323 as usual
Left - Patteson Ave Right - Customs St East
Right - Kepa Rd Straight - Beach Rd
Left -Orakei Rd Straight - Parnell Rd
Right - Shore Rd Left - St Stephens Ave
Right - Brighton Rd Right - Brighton Rd
Left - St Stephens Ave Left- Shore Rd
Right - Parnell Rd Left -Orakei Rd
Straight - Beach Rd Right - Kepa Rd
Straight - Customs St East Left - Patteson Ave
Then as per normal Right - Ronaki Rd
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Quay St and Tamaki Dr between the city centre and Mission Bay.
  • Opposite 8 Patteson Ave (7245), please use bus stop at 29 Ronaki Rd (7247).
  • 8 Patteson Ave (7244), please use bus stop at 24 Ronaki Rd (7246).


756 services

To City  From City 
Melanesia Rd as normal then Start trip - from existing bus stop on Commerce St opposite Achilles House (1323) then
Left - Taranaki St Right - Customs St
Left - Kohimarama Rd Straight - Beach Rd
Right - Selwyn Ave Straight - Parnell Rise/Rd
Left - Ronaki Rd Left - St Stephens Ave
Left - Patteson Ave Right - Brighton Rd
Right - Kepa Rd Left - Shore Rd
Left - Orakei Rd Left - Orakei Rd
Right - Shore Rd Right - Kepa Rd
Right - Brighton Rd Left - Patteson Ave
Left - St Stephens Ave Right - Ronaki Rd
Right - Parnell Rd/Rise Right - Selwyn Ave
Straight - Beach Rd then as normal Left - Kohimarama Rd
Right - Taranaki St
Right - Melanesia Rd then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Quay St and Tamaki Dr between the city centre and Averill Ave.
  • 11 Averill Ave (7996), please use bus stop at 19 Melanesia Rd (7994).
  • 4 Averill Ave (7991), please use bus stop at 22 Melanesia Rd (7989).

767 and 769 services

To City  From City 
To Vale Rd as normal Start trip - from existing bus stop on Commerce St opposite Achilles House (1323) then
Onto - Tamaki Dr as normal then Right - Customs St
Left - St Heliers Bay Rd Straight - Beach Rd
Right - Long Dr Straight - Parnell Rise/Rd
Left - Melanesia Rd Left - St Stephens Ave
Left - Taranaki Rd Right - Brighton Rd
Left - Kohimarama Rd Left - Shore Rd
Right - Selwyn Ave Left - Orakei Rd
Left - Ronaki Rd Right - Kepa Rd
Left - Patteson Ave Left - Patteson Ave
Right - Kepa Rd Right - Ronaki Rd
Left - Orakei Rd Right - Selwyn Ave
Right - Shore Rd Left - Kohimarama Rd
Right - Brighton Rd Right - Taranaki Rd
Left - St Stephens Ave Right - Melanesia Rd
Right - Parnell Rd/Rise Right - Long Dr
Straight - Beach Rd then as normal Left - St Heliers Bay Rd
Right - Maskell St then as normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Quay St and Tamaki Dr between the city centre and St Heliers Bay Rd.


770 and 771 St Heliers services

The following bus detours will not access Mission Bay:

To St Heliers  From St Heliers 
Kohimarama Rd as normal then Start Trip - from existing bus stop at 405 Tamaki Dr (7345) then
Right - Taranaki Rd Left - St Heliers Bay Rd
Right - Melanesia Rd Right - Long Dr
Right - Long Dr Left - Melanesia Rd
Left - St Heliers Bay Rd Left - Taranaki Rd
Right - Tamaki Dr as normal Left - Kohimarama Rd then as normal

There are no detours for the 771 from travelling from Newmarket to St Heliers or the 770 travelling from St Heliers to Newmarket.

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Tamaki Dr between the Patteson Ave and St Heliers Bay Rd.
  • Affecting 770 services:
    • 135 Selwyn Ave (7253), please use bus stop at 153 Kohimarama Rd (7255).
    • 105 Selwyn Ave (7251).
    • 65 Selwyn Ave (7249).
    • 29 Ronaki Rd (7247).
    • Opposite 8 Patteson Ave (7245).
  • Affecting 771 services:
    • 8 Patteson Ave (7244).
    • 24 Ronaki Rd (7246).
    • 98 Selwyn Ave (7248).
    • 150 Selwyn Ave (7250), please use bus stop at 120 Kohimarama Rd (7252).

Orienteering - Monday 24 April, Princes & Alfred St

Date: Monday 24 April
Time: 10.30am to 5pm 
Place: Princes St, Alfred St

Diversions and stop closures will be in place for OuterLink and 971, 972 services. 

Some delays can be expected.

OuterLink services

Clockwise Anticlockwise
Wellesley St East as normal No change
Under Symonds St overbridge to Grafton Rd Remain on normal route
Left - Grafton Rd
Left onto slip road SH16 Port Exit
Stanley St
Then as per normal

971 and 972 services

To City From City
Northern motorway as normal No change
North-Western motorway access by Victoria Park Remain on normal route
Port motorway access
Exit - Wellesley St off ramp
Right - Wellesley St East
Left - Grafton Rd
Right - Symonds St
Terminate - at bus stop 3 Symonds St (7145)

Bus stops closed

Stop closed Alternative stop Services affected
Fanshawe St opposite Victoria Park (1315) N/A 971, 972
Fanshawe St outside Vodafone (7035) N/A
Sturdee St near Pakenham St (7004) N/A
Customs St East opposite Fort Lane (7018) N/A
2 Anzac Ave (7140) N/A
28 Princes St (1729) 3 Symonds St (7145)
Opposite 10 Waterloo Quadrant (7013) 3 Symonds St (7145)
Alfred St outside University of Auckland (7023) Wellesley St East near Art Gallery (7088) OUT
10 Grafton Rd (1096)


Triathlon - Saturday 29 April, Tamaki Dr

Date: Saturday 29 April
Time: 4am to 5pm approx
Place: Tamaki Dr, Cliff Rd, Glover Rd, Goldie St and The Parade

Diversions and stop closures will be in place along Tamaki Dr from Ngapipi Rd to St Heliers Bay Rd

007 services

To/From St Heliers
Start/End trip from stop 7398 at 81 St Heliers Bay Rd
St Heliers Bay Rd as normal
Right - Tuhimata St
Straight - Sylvia Rd
Right - Gifford St
Left - St Heliers Bay Rd
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • 16 Polygon Rd (8782) and 405 Tamaki Dr (7345), please use bus stop 7398 at 81 St Heliers Bay Rd. 


745 services

To City From City
Ronaki Rd as normal Tamaki Dr as normal
Left - Patteson Ave Right - Ngapipi Rd
Right - Kepa Rd Left - Ngaiwi St
Right - Coates Ave Right - Coates Ave
Left - Ngaiwi St Left - Kepa Rd
Right -Ngapipi Rd Left - Patteson Ave
Left - Tamaki Dr Right - Ronaki Rd
Then as per normal Right - Selwyn Ave
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Tamaki Dr between Ngapipi Rd and Mission Bay.
  • 8 Patteson Ave (7244), please use stop 7246 at 24 Ronaki Rd.
  • Opposite 8 Patteson Ave (7245), please use stop 7247 at 29 Ronaki Rd.


756 and 757 services

To City From City
Melanesia Rd as normal Tamaki Dr as normal
Left - Taranaki Rd Right - Ngapipi Rd
Left - Kohimarama Rd Left - Ngaiwi St
Right - Kepa Rd Right - Coates Ave
Right - Coates Rd Left - Kepa Rd
Left - Ngaiwi St Left - Kohimarama Rd
Right -Ngapipi Rd Right - Taranki Rd
Left - Tamaki Dr Right - Melanesia Rd
Then as per normal Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Tamaki Dr between Ngapipi Rd and Averill Ave.
  • 4 Averill Ave (7991), please use stop 7989 at 22 Melanesia Rd.
  • 11 Averill Ave (7996), please use stop 7994 at 19 Melanesia Rd.


767 services

To City From City
Bay Rd as normal Tamaki Dr as normal
Left - Vale Rd Right - Ngapipi Rd
Right - Polygon Rd Left - Ngaiwi St
Left - St Heliers Bay Rd Right - Coates Ave
Right - Long Dr Left - Kepa Rd
Left - Melanesia Rd Left - Kohimarama Rd
Left - Taranaki Rd Right - Taranaki Rd
Left - Kohimarama Rd Right -Melanesia Rd
Right - Kepa Rd Right - Long Dr
Right - Coates Ave Left - St Heliers Bay Rd
Left - Ngaiwi St Straight - Maskell St
Right - Ngapipi Rd Then as per normal
Left - Tamaki Dr
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Tamaki Dr between Ngapipi Rd and St Heliers Bay Rd.
  • 45 Vale Rd (7347) please use stop 7349 at 19 Bay Rd


769 services

To City From City
Maskell Rd as normal Tamaki Dr as normal
Straight -  St Heliers Bay Rd Right - Ngapipi Rd
Right - Long Dr Left - Ngaiwi St
Left - Melanesia Rd Right - Coates Ave
Left - Taranaki Rd Left - Kepa Rd
Left - Kohimarama Rd Left - Kohimarama Rd
Right - Kepa Rd Right - Taranaki Rd
Right - Coates Ave Rght -Melanesia Rd
Left - Ngaiwi St Right - Long Dr
Right - Ngapipi Rd Left - St Heliers Bay Rd
Left - Tamaki Dr Right - Polygon Rd
Then as per normal Left - Vale Rd
Right - Bay Rd
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • All bus stops on Tamaki Dr between Ngapipi Rd and St Heliers Bay Rd.
  • 36 Vale Rd (7346) please use stop 7348 at 22 Bay Rd


770 and 771 services

Clockwise Anticlockwise
Kohimarama Rd St Heliers Bay Rd as normal
Right - Taranaki Rd Right - Tuhimata St
Right -Melanesia Rd Straight - Sylvia Rd
Right - Long Dr Right - Gilford St
Left - St Heliers Bay Rd Left - St Heliers Bay Rd
Right - Tuhimata St Right - Long Dr
Straight - Sylvia Rd Left -Melanesia Rd
Right - Gilford St Left - Taranaki Rd
Left - St Heliers Bay Rd Left - Kohimarama Rd
Then as per normal Right - Kepa Rd
Then as per normal

Bus stops closed

  • 150 Selwyn Ave (7250), 98 Selwyn Ave (7248), 24 Ronaki Rd (7246) and 8 Patteson Ave (7244), please use stop 7252 at 120 Kohimarama Rd
  • 16 Polygon Rd (8782), please use stop 7398 at 81 St Heliers Bay Rd

Published 8 April 2017 | Last updated 20 April 2017
Information is correct at time of publishing and subject to change