The Eastern Busway is about creating more lifestyle and climate-friendly travel options for the growing East Auckland community.
To find out what’s next for the project, read our August 2022 Eastern Busway update.
You can also view more information about the Eastern Busway between Pakuranga and Botany. Community engagement -
Pakuranga to Botany
Thank you for visiting us at our recent community information days and providing your feedback on the detailed design of the Eastern Busway between
Pakuranga Town Centre and Ti Rakau Drive Bridge.
A summary of the community information days held in July and August will be available soon.
Pakuranga to Botany update
A Notice of Requirement for a new designation around Pakuranga Town Centre has recently been lodged with Auckland Council. It encompasses works on Ti Rakau Drive, Pakuranga Road, Reeves Road, Cortina Place, and the South-Eastern Highway (SEART).
View the lodged designation application on the Auckland Council website.
The accompanying resource consent applications and public submission process will be available soon.
View more information about the Eastern Busway between Pakuranga and Botany.
Image: Artist impression of the busway and Edgewater Station on Ti Rakau Drive, July 2022 Project overview
The Eastern Busway will connect Botany,
Pakuranga, and neighbouring suburbs to the rail network in Panmure.
It will include new stations at
Pakuranga and Botany with three stations in between them, cycling and walking connections, urban design enhancements, revitalised town centres, and initiatives to improve traffic flow.
The Reeves Road Flyover between
Pakuranga Road and Waipuna Bridge will reduce traffic congestion in the Pakuranga town centre and improve journey time and reliability.
When the busway is complete, you’ll be able to travel by bus and train between Botany and Britomart in 40 minutes, which is 20 minutes quicker than now.
Read more about the Eastern Busway. (PDF 764KB)
Better connections and sustainable travel options for pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, bus and train customers
A reliable 40-minute bus and train trip between Botany Town Centre and Britomart (saving 20 minutes)
12km of safe and separated walking and cycling routes
5km of busway between
Pakuranga and Botany fully separated from other traffic 5 new bus stations with quality facilities
Reeves Road Flyover reducing vehicle congestion around
Pakuranga Town Centre Providing 24,000 more people with access to a bus station within 1km of home
The August 2022 Eastern Busway update is available to read. July 2022
AT approves the busway design from
Pakuranga Town Centre to Botany Town Centre.
The July 2022 Eastern Busway update is available to read. June 2022
The June 2022 Eastern Busway update is available to read (PDF 589KB). 7 March 2022
The March 2022 Eastern Busway update is available to read. (PDF 564KB) 24 February 2022
AT approves the Eastern Busway proposed design from
Pakuranga Town Centre to Ti Rakau Bridge. January 2022
You can download a summary of the consultation process here. (PDF 1.04MB) 13 December 2021
Thank you for submitting feedback on the
Pakuranga to Botany section of the Eastern Busway. Your feedback will help to refine the design and we will confirm the changes with you. 18 November 2021
Community engagement for the
Pakuranga to Botany section of the Eastern Busway begins. Visit the virtual consultation room to find out more. 1 November 2021
Property engagement for the
Pakuranga to Botany section of the Eastern Busway is in progress. Find out more. 20 September 2021
Under Alert Level 3 preparatory works commence from Wednesday 22 September, with construction from Sunday 26 September. Read more about these works. 20 August 2021
The planned traffic switch for August 20 has been delayed. Construction is paused during Alert Level 4, to reduce contact and keep us all safe.
9 July 2021
From Friday 20 August to early October, eastbound traffic will use the new Busway Bridge, with two lanes kept open. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane on the existing Panmure Bridge. Read more about these works. 17 June 2021
From 12th – 25th July, traffic on the Panmure Bridge and Church Crescent will be reduced to a single lane in each direction so critical work can continue on the Eastern Busway. Traffic will be impacted, so please expect delays.
Read more about these works . 17 May 2021
From May 18 to May 28, there will be night works along
Pakuranga Road. Traffic will move onto the Eastern Busway in a single lane in both the eastbound and westbound lanes. From 9pm Friday 28th westbound traffic will be shifted to the southernmost side of Pakuranga Road, this layout will be in place until 5am Monday 31st May. Read more about these works . 11 March 2021
From 15 March to May 2021 we will be changing the road layout on
Pakuranga Road between Ti Rakau Drive and Panmure Bridge. During this time, we will carry out major work to rebuild part of the road as part of the Eastern Busway project. Read more about these works. 25 February 2021
Panmure intersection final pavement night works – road closures in place.
Read more about the road closures. 12 February 2021
Read the summer 2020-2021 brief for Eastern Busway (PDF 2.5MB).
Read the spring 2021 brief for Eastern Busway (PDF 1.3MB) 26 January 2021
Panmure Bridge will be closed to all vehicles except AT Metro buses and Emergency Service’s on the nights of Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 January from 11pm to 5am.
Read more. 6 January 2021
Overnight, Sunday 10 January 2021 one eastbound lane will again be removed from Church Crescent, Panmure and this reduction are expected to remain in place until mid-2021.
Find out more information about the delays. 4 December 2020
Night works at Panmure Intersection road closures from 8 December to 18 December, 9pm till 5am.
Find out more information and see the detour routes. 24 November 2020
Millen Avenue closed at
Pakuranga Road Monday 30 November to Friday 18 December 2020.
Find out the detour route . Project stages
Panmure Station and the Te Horeta road upgrade are complete.
Panmure to Pakuranga
The busway and walking and cycling facilities between Panmure and Pakuranga are complete.
Pakuranga to Botany
Construction of the busway and walking and cycling facilities between Pakuranga and Botany is due to start in 2022.
For more information about this project
Contact Auckland Transport