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Bus stop closures for local Christmas Parades Bus stop closures for local Christmas Parades

Due to Christmas parades held in suburbs around Auckland, some buses will be diverted and bus stop closures will be in place. 

Parade list will continue to be updated. For further information regarding the suburban Christmas parades visit the Auckland Council website. 

Christmas events and parades may affect your travel on public transport, services will be diverted in the following areas:

Beachlands Santa Parade

Date: Saturday 5 December 2020
Time: 3pm to 4pm
Place: Beachlands Town Centre.

Detour required for route 739 bus service.

To/From Maraetai/Botany
As per normal route
Left Bell Road
Left Beachlands Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative Stop
Opposite 72 Second View Road (1983) 119 Second View Avenue (1997)
62 Beachlands Road (6000) 84 Beachlands Road (6002)

Blockhouse Bay Santa Parade

Date: Sunday 6 December 2020
Time: 8am to 3pm
Place: Blockhouse Bay Town Centre.

Detour required for route 24B bus service.

From City To City
Buses will travel to Donovan Street as normal Buses will travel to Taylor Street as normal
Right Rathlin Street Left Bolton Street
Right Blockhouse Bay Road Right Blockhouse Bay Road
Left Bolton Street Left Rathlin Street
Right Taylor Street Left Donovan Street
Then as normal Then as normal

Detour required for route 25B bus service.

From City To City
Buses will end trip at 93 Donovan Street (8903) Buses will begin trip from 93 Donovan Street (8903)
Right Rathlin Street
Right Exminster Street
Right Whitney Street
Left Donovan Street
Then as normal

Detour required for route 68 bus service.

To New Lynn To Onehunga
Buses will travel to Donovan Street as normal Buses will travel as normal to Bolton Street
Right Rathlin Street Right Blockhouse Bay Road
Right Blockhouse Bay Road Left Rathlin Street
Left Bolton Street Left Donovan Street
Then as normal Then as normal

Detour required for route 191 bus service.

To Lynfield To New Lynn
Buses will travel to Terry Street as normal Buses will travel as normal to Donovan Street
Left Blockhouse Bay Road Right Rathlin Street
Left Rathlin Street Right Blockhouse Bay Road
Left Donovan Street Right Terry Street
Then as normal Then as normal

Detour required for route 195 bus service.

From the City To the City
Buses will stop at stop 8354, 488 Blockhouse Bay Road Buses will depart from stop 5209, opposite 6 Godley Road
Right Bolton Street Straight to Portage Road
Left Portage Road Right Bolton Street
Straight to Godley Road Buses will stop at 19 Bolton Street, stop 8467
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative Stop Routes Affected
37 Gilfillian Street (1619) Opposite 6 Godley Road (5209) 195
Connaught Street near Craigavon Park (1631)
Opposite 50 Connaught Street (1633)
50 Connaught Street (1656) 4 Godley Road (5224)
Connaught Street opposite Caigavon Park (1658)
Stop E Blockhouse Bay (7029) 153 Taylor Street (1641) 24B
72 Bolton Street (8466) 68
93 Donovan Street (8903) 25B, 68, 191
179 Taylor Street (7033) 72 Bolton Street (8466) 68
153 Taylor Street (1641) 24B
24 Connaught Street (7126) 4 Godley Road (5224) 195
34 Gilfillian Street (7138)
459 Blockhouse Bay Road (8351) 19 Bolton Street (8467) 195
46 Terry Street (1722) 191
Stop C Blockhouse Bay (8353) 19 Bolton Street (8467) 195
153 Taylor Street (1641) 24B
72 Bolton Street (8466) 68
93 Donovan Street (8903) 68, 191
Stop A Blockhouse Bay (8355) 19 Bolton Street (8467) 195
93 Donovan Street (8903) 25B
Stop D Blockhouse Bay (8356) 488 Blockhouse Bay Road (8354) 191, 195
82 Donovan Street (8902) 24B, 68
Stop B Blockhouse Bay (8584) 488 Blockhouse Bay Road (8354) 195
93 Donovan Street (8903) 25B
38 Donovan Street (8900) 82 Donovan Street (8902) 24B, 68, 191
93 Donovan Street (8903) 25B
53 Donovan Street (8901) 93 Donovan Street (8903) 24B, 25B, 68, 191
82 Donovan Street (8902) 93 Donovan Street (8903) 25B
3 Connaught Street (8995) Opposite 6 Godley Road (5209) 195
21 Connaught Street (8997)

Browns Bay Santa Parade

Date: Saturday 5 December 2020
Time: 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Place: Browns Bay Town Centre.

Detour required for route 83 and 856 bus service.

To Albany  To Takapuna
Buses will depart from stop 3106 at 594 Beach Road Stay on Beach Road
Continue on Beach Road Buses will stop at stop 3087, at Beach Road and Bute Road
Buses will stop at stop 3100, at 778 Beach Road Continue on Beach Road
Then as normal Buses will stop at stop 3091, at 683 Beach Road
Then as normal

Detour required for route 865 bus service.

To Browns Bay From Browns Bay
Glencoe Road as normal Buses will begin journey at stop 3087, Beach Road and Bute Road
Left Beach Road Right Glencoe Road
Buses will stop at stop 3100, 778 Beach Road Then as normal

Detour required for route 878 bus service.

To Browns Bay From Browns Bay
Beach Road as normal Buses will begin journey at stop 3098, Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent
Stay on Beach Road Then as normal
Buses will end journey at stop 3098, Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative Stop Routes affected
67 Browns Bay Road (3101) 594 Beach Road (3106) 83, 856
43 Browns Bay Road (3103) Temporary bus stop at 778 Beach Road (3100) 83, 856
31 Browns Bay Road (3105) Temporary bus stop at 778 Beach Road (3100) 83, 856
57 Clyde Road (3107) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 83, 856, 865
Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent (3098) 878
29 Bute Road (3109) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 83, 856
Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent (3098) 878
49 Anzac Road (3111) Temporary bus stop at 778 Beach Road (3100) 865
Opposite 53 Browns Bay Road (3112) 683 Beach Road (3091) 83, 856
Opposite 41 Browns Bay Road (3118) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 83, 856
Opposite 31 Browns Bay Road (3120) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 83, 856
30 Clyde Road (3122) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 83, 856, 865
Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent (3098) 878
30 Bute Road (3124) Temporary bus stop at 778 Beach Road (3100) 83, 856
Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent (3098) 878
Opposite 21 Anzac Road (3126) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 865
58 Anzac Road (3128) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 865
Opposite 6 Bute Road (4191) Temporary bus stop at Beach Road and Bute Road (3087) 83, 856
Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent (3098) 878
6 Bute Road (4400) Temporary bus stop at 778 Beach Road (3100) 83, 856
Beach Road and Woodlands Crescent (3098) 878

Devonport Santa Parade

Date: Sunday 6 December 2020
Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm
Place: Devonport Town Centre

806 route will be suspended 10:30am to 11:30am, 807 route will be suspended 10:30am to 2pm, and 814 will service 806 route from 10:30am to 11:30am.

Detour required for route 814 bus service.

To Devonport Ferry/Stanley Point From Stanley Point/Devonport Ferry
Victoria Road as normal Buses will start trip from 58 Stanley Point Road (3456)
Right Calliope Road Straight Stanley Point Road 
Buses will stop at 5 Calliope Road (3409) Straight Calliope Road
Straight Calliope Road Buses will stop at 2 Calliope Road (3188) for Devonport Ferry
Straight Stanley Point Road Left Victoria Road
At Second Avenue, buses will perform a u-turn Then as normal
Buses will end trip at 58 Stanley Point Road (3456)

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative Stop Services Affected Times
King Edward Parade near Library (3425) 807 suspended 807 10:30am to 2pm
King Edward Parade opposite Cambridge Terrace (3429)
67 Vauxhall Road (3439)
81 Victoria Road (3449) To Takapuna: 2 Calliope Road (3188) 814, 806 10:30am to 11:30am
To Stanley Point: 5 Calliope Road (3409)
15 Church Street (3451) 807 suspended 807 10:30am to 2pm
9 Vauxhall Road (3453)
27 Vauxhall Road (3455)
6 King Edward Parade (3458)
King Edward Parade and Buchanan Street (3460)
Devonport by Wharf Entrance (3462) To Takapuna: 2 Calliope Road (3188) 814 10:30am to 11:30am
To Stanley Point: 5 Calliope Road (3409)
807 suspended 807 10:30am to 2pm
Opposite 36 King Edward Parade (3464)
12 Cheltenham Road (3468)
22 Cheltenham Road (3470)
12 Tainui Road (3474)
Opposite 63 Tainui Road (3476)
10 Victoria Road (3490) No suitable alternative 806, 814 10:30am to 11:30am

Onehunga Santa Parade

Date: Saturday 21 November 2020
Place: Onehunga Town Centre.
Time: 10:30am to 1pm.

Detours required for routes 30 bus services.

From City To City
Onehunga Mall as normal Selwyn Street as normal
Right Grey Street Right Grey Street
Left Selwyn Street Left Onehunga Mall
Then as normal Then as normal

Detours required for route 298 bus service.

To Sylvia Park From Onehunga
Church Street as normal Left Church Street
Left Galway Street Left Selwyn Street
Right Neilson Street Left Neilson Street
Right Selwyn Street Left Galway Street
Right Church Street Right Church Street
Then as normal Then as normal

Detours required for route 309 bus service.

From City To City
As normal until Selwyn Street Onehunga Mall as normal
Straight Selwyn Street Left Neilson Street
Right Neilson Street Right Church Street
Then as normal Right Lower Municipal Place
Then as normal


Detours required for route 313 and 380 bus services.

From Onehunga To Onehunga
As normal until Selwyn Street Onehunga Mall as normal
Straight Selwyn Street Left Neilson Street
Right Neilson Street Right Selwyn Street
Then as normal Right Church Street
Right Transport Centre

Detours required for route 670 bus service.

To New Lynn To Otahuhu
Church Street until Galway Street Normal route to Onehunga Mall
Left Galway Street Right Grey Street
Right Neilson Street Left Selwyn Street
Right Selwyn Street Left Church Street
Right Church Street Normal route through Transport Centre to Selwyn Street
Normal route through Transport Centre to Selwyn Street Left Selwyn Street
Right Grey Street Left Neilson Street
Left Onehunga Mall Left Galway Street
Then as normal Right Church Street
Then as normal

Detours required for route 743 bus service.

To Onehunga From Onehunga
Church Street until Galway Street Normal route through Transport Centre to Selwyn Street
Left Galway Street Left Selwyn Street
Right Neilson Street Left Neilson Street
Right Selwyn Street Left Galway Street
Right Church Street Right Church Street
Normal route through Transport Centre Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative Stop Services Affected
109 Onehunga Mall (1039) Stop D Onehunga Transport Centre (8589) 309
Stop E Onehunga Transport Centre (8591) 313
Stop D Onehunga Transport Centre (8589) 380
116 Onehunga Mall (1040) Stop A Onehunga Transport Centre (8581) 309
Stop E Onehunga Transport Centre (8591) 313
Stop D Onehunga Transport Centre (8589) 380
Opposite 107 Church Street (1402) Stop B Onehunga Transport Centre (8585) 298
Stop F Onehunga Transport Centre (8593) 670, 743
103 Church Street (1405) Stop B Onehunga Transport Centre (8585) 298
Stop C Onehunga Transport Centre (8587) 670
Stop F Onehunga Transport Centre (8593) 743
264 Onehunga Mall (8736) Stop A Onehunga Transport Centre (8581) 30
Opposite 329 Onehunga Mall (8738)
317 Onehunga Mall (8739) 160 Trafalgar Street (8479) 30
Stop A Onehunga Transport Centre (8581)
133 Arthur Street (7795) Stop A Onehunga Transport Centre (8581) 30

Orewa Santa Parade

Date: Saturday 28 November 2020
Place: Orewa Town Centre.
Time: 4pm to 6pm.

Detours required for route 981 bus services.

To Waiwera To Hibiscus Coast Station
Continue on Centreway Road Continue on Centreway Road
Buses will stop at temporary bus stop opposite 101 Centreway Road Buses will use stop 4815 at 103 Centreway Road
Continue on Centreway Road Then as normal
Then as normal

Detours required for route 984 bus service.

To Orewa From Orewa
To Centreway Road Buses will start trip from temporary bus stop opposite 101 Centreway Road
Buses will end trip at temporary bus stop opposite 101 Centreway Road Continue Centreway Road
Left Florence Avenue
Then as normal

Detours required for route 985 bus service.

To Orewa From Orewa
Continue Centreway Road Buses will start trip at stop 4806, 208 Centreway Road
Buses will end trip at stop 4817, 117 Centreway Road Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative Stop Services Affected
14 Florence Avenue (4810) 103 Centreway Road (4815) 981
Temporary bus stop opposite 101 Centreway Road 981, 984
208 Centreway Road (4806) 985
Moana Avenue outside New World (4831) 103 Centreway Road (4815) 981
Temporary bus stop opposite 101 Centreway Road 981, 984
208 Centreway Road (4806) 985
117 Centreway Road (4817) 985

Wellsford Santa Parade

Date: Saturday 28 November 2020
Place: Wellsford Town Centre
Time: 11am to 2pm

Detours required for route 998 bus service.

To Wellsford To Warkworth
Buses will continue to State Highway 1 Buses will start trip from 102 Rodey Street (4964)
Left Davies Road
Right SH16
Right State Highway 1
Buses will end trip at 102 Rodney Street (4964)

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative Stop Service Affected
Station Road near Harrison Street (4962) 102 Rodney Street (4964) 998

Published 12 November 2020 | Last updated 18 November 2020
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change.