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New Network for the North Shore New Network for the North Shore

On 30 September 2018, Auckland Transport (AT) launched a new bus network on the North Shore. There are new bus routes, new route numbers and new timetables.

Download the timetables or use our Journey Planner to explore your new travel options.

The New Network on the North Shore is part of a simpler, more integrated public transport network for Auckland.



North Shore bus network map

Download the new North Shore bus network map (PDF 9MB)

New Network North Shore Map


What this means for the North Shore

Auckland’s old bus network tried to run bus services from everywhere to everywhere else. This resulted in a complicated bus network made up of many, often infrequent, services.

As our population continues to grow, Auckland Transport needs to make some bold changes to the bus network to keep the North Shore moving.

We have designed a simpler bus network. There are fewer routes, but more buses coming more often, particularly 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week. Services are better connected.

You may need to transfer between services to complete some journeys. Fewer areas have direct services to the city centre. Instead there are better connections with the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.

Northern Busway services

NX1

The NX1 connects Hibiscus Coast Station, Albany Station, Constellation Station, Sunnynook Station, Smales Farm Station, Akoranga Station and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).

Albany Station buses run:

  • At least every 5 minutes at peak times.
  • At least every 10-15 minutes at other times.

Hibiscus Coast Station buses run:

  • At least every 6-10 minutes at peak times.
  • At least every 30 minutes at other times.

NX2

The NX2 connects Albany Station, Constellation Station, Sunnynook Station, Smales Farm Station, Akoranga Station, Wellesley Street and city universities.

Buses run:

  • At least every 5 minutes at peak times.
  • At least every 10-15 minutes at other times.

Constellation Station

Following congestion at Constellation on 1 October 2018, AT has changed the operation of the station.

  • We have temporarily reduced the number of NX1 and NX2 trips that terminate at Constellation Station.
  • Albany Station and Hibiscus Coast Station-bound buses use Platform C in the afternoon peak (3pm to 8pm) and Platform D at all other times.
  • The 861, 901, 906 and 907 services use Platform B in the afternoon peak and Platform D at all other times.
  • New on-street bus layovers have freed up space within the station.

From 4 November 2018, the 95C, 120 and 843 services will use two new bus stops on the bus-only road that connects the station and Sunset Road.

Download the Constellation Station Plan, effective from 4 November (PDF 194KB)


866

The 866 connects Albany Station, Constellation Station, Sunnynook Station, Smales Farm Station, Akoranga Station, Ponsonby Road, Karangahape Road, Auckland City Hospital and Newmarket. This service runs Monday to Friday.

Buses run:

  • At least every 10 minutes at peak times.
  • At least every 30 minutes at other times.

Night buses

Night buses run after midnight on Friday and Saturday nights, excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday. Normal fares apply.

NX1

The NX1 continues to run between Britomart (Lower Albert Street), Akoranga Station, Smales Farm Station, Sunnynook Station, Constellation Station and Albany Station every 30 minutes until 3am.

82

The 82 connects the City (Mayoral Dr), Wellesley Street, Takapuna, Milford and Browns Bay via Beach Road. Please note, during the day this route does not serve Browns Bay and instead starts and terminates in Milford.

This service runs four trips after midnight.

941

The 941 connects Smales Farm Station, the Glenfield shops and Beach Haven. Customers travelling from the city centre to Glenfield or Beach Haven need to take the NX1 and transfer to the 941 at Smales Farm Station. 

This service runs four trips after midnight.

942

The 942 connects Takapuna, Akoranga Station, Northcote, Highbury and Beach Haven. Customers travelling from the city centre to Northcote, Highbury or Beach Haven need to take the NX1 and transfer to the 942 at Akoranga Station. 

This service runs four trips after midnight.

814

The 814 between the Devonport Ferry Terminal, Takapuna and Akoranga Station meets all scheduled late night ferries from Downtown.

School buses

Some Auckland Transport school buses on the North Shore and Hibiscus Coast changed at the start of Term 4, 2018.

Warkworth and Kowhai Coast bus services

Warkworth and the Kowhai Coast have a new bus network. Find out more about the New Network for Warkworth.

What's happening in your area

The following is a summary of the New Network in each neighbourhood on the North Shore.

Albany

  • The 83 provides a frequent connection between Albany, Browns Bay, Rothesay Bay, Murrays Bay and Mairangi Bay.
  • The 83, 861, and 917 provide frequent connections between Albany Station, the Albany shopping centre and Massey University.
  • The 861 is a connection with Long Bay via Glamorgan Drive. This service also runs along Bush Road.
  • The 865 provides a service between Albany Station and Browns Bay via Oaktree Avenue.
  • The 890 is a peak times connection between Albany Station and Corinthian Drive, Monday to Friday.
  • The 917 connects Albany Station, the Albany shopping centre, Massey University and the Albany Village, and then runs the length of Albany Highway, all the way to Glenfield, carrying on to Highbury and Birkenhead Wharf.

The following bus stop has closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • Oteha Valley Road near Mills Lane (Bus stop number 3553)

The following bus stop is now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • Oteha Valley Road opp Mills Lane (Bus stop number 3570)

Bayswater

  • The 801 runs between Bayswater Wharf, Takapuna and Akoranga Station, providing a connection between Bayswater and the Northern Busway.
  • The 802 travels between Bayswater, Esmonde Road, Wellesley Street and Mayoral Drive at peak times, Monday to Friday. To travel to the city centre at other times, take the 801 to Takapuna and then transfer to the frequent 82.

Bayview

  • The 95B provides a connection with Glenfield, Onewa Road and Britomart (Lower Albert Street). This service only runs in an anti-clockwise loop along Spinella Drive, Lynn Road and Manuka Road.

Beach Haven and Birkdale

  • The 97B and the 97R buses travel around the Beach Haven loop in both directions every 30 minutes. From Verrans Corner these services combine to provide a frequent service to Highbury and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • At peak times, the 97V provides extra trips between Verrans Corner, Highbury, Onewa Road and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • The 933 provides a service between Beach Haven Wharf, Lauderdale Road, Verbena Road, Highbury, Customs Street and University of Auckland, Monday to Friday. This service runs every 15 minutes at peak times and hourly at other times.
  • The 941 connects Beach Haven with the Glenfield shops, Smales Farm Station, North Shore Hospital and Takapuna.
  • The 942 connects Beach Haven to Highbury, AUT North Campus, Akoranga Station and Takapuna.
  • The 966 provides a peak times connection with Ponsonby Road, Karangahape Road, Auckland City Hospital and Newmarket. At other times, the 966 starts and terminates in Highbury, which you can reach using the 97B, 97B or 942. The 966 only runs Monday – Friday.

Belmont 

  • The 801 and the 814 run to Takapuna and Akoranga Station, providing links between Belmont and the Northern Busway.
  • The 801 also provides a connection to Bayswater Wharf.
  • The 802 travels between Belmont, Esmonde Road, Wellesley Street and Mayoral Drive at peak times. To travel to the city centre at other times, take the 801 or 814 to Takapuna and then transfer to the frequent 82
  • The 814 provides a connection with the Devonport Ferry Terminal. This service has been timetabled to meet all scheduled ferries arriving from Downtown, including late sailings on Friday and Saturday nights.

The following bus stops have closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 31 Montgomery Avenue (Bus stop number 3495)
  • 7 Seacliffe Avenue (#3499)
  • 44 Montgomery Avenue (#3526)

The following bus stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 55 Seacliffe Avenue (Bus stop number 3497)
  • 38 Seacliffe Avenue (#3528)

Birkenhead

  • Onewa Road has very frequent services to the city centre, 7 days a week.
  • The 95 provides a frequent connection between Britomart (Lower Albert Street) and Glenfield. North of Glenfield, the 95B carries on to Bayview, while the 95C continues to Sunset Road and Constellation Station.
  • At peak times, the 95G provides extra trips between Glenfield Mall, Onewa Road and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • The 97B and the 97R buses travel around the Beach Haven loop in both directions every 30 minutes. From Verrans Corner these services combine to provide a frequent service to Highbury and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • At peak times, the 97V provides extra trips between Verrans Corner, Highbury, Onewa Road and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • The 917 provides a service between Birkenhead Wharf and Highbury. This service then continues to Glenfield and travels the length of Albany Highway to Albany.
  • The 931 provides a service between Chatwood, Birkenhead, Customs Street and University of Auckland, Monday to Friday. This service runs every 15 minutes at peak times and hourly at other times.
  • The 933 provides a service between Beach Haven Wharf, Birkenhead, Customs Street and University of Auckland, Monday to Friday. This service runs every 15 minutes at peak times and hourly at other times.
  • The 939 provides a peak times connection between Windy Ridge, Onewa Road, Customs Street and University of Auckland.
  • The 942 connects Beach Haven, Highbury, AUT North Campus, Akoranga Station and Takapuna.
  • The 966 provides a connection with Ponsonby Road, Karangahape Road, Auckland City Hospital and Newmarket, Monday to Friday. At peak times this service extends to Verrans Corner, Birkdale and Beach Haven.

The following bus stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 7 Pupuke Road (Bus stop number 3853)
  • 45 Pupuke Road (#3855)
  • 6 Pupuke Road (#3986)

Browns Bay

  • Browns Bay has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city.
  • The 83 is a frequent connection between Browns Bay, Albany Station, the Albany shopping centre and Massey University. This service also provides a frequent connection to Rothesay Bay, Murrays Bay, Mairangi Bay, the Northern Busway at Constellation, Sunnynook and Smales Farm stations, and to Takapuna.
  • The 856 runs between Torbay and Takapuna, mainly along Beach Road, but also calling into the Browns Bay shops on Bute Road and Clyde Road. This service also provides a connection to North Shore Hospital.
  • The 865 is an additional connection to Albany Station along Oaktree Avenue.
  • The 878 is an additional connection to Constellation Station via Weatherly Road, Glamorgan Drive and East Coast Road.

The following bus stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • Beach Road and Bute Road (Bus stop number 3087)
  • 778 Beach Road (#3100)
  • 616 Beach Road (#3104)

Campbells Bay

  • Campbells Bay has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city.
  • The 856 runs between Torbay and Takapuna, mainly along Beach Road. This service also provides a connection with the Northern Busway at Smales Farm Station and North Shore Hospital.
  • The 907 enables you to travel to the Northern Busway at Sunnynook Station via Aberdeen Road.

Castor Bay

  • Castor Bay has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 842 is a peak times service along East Coast Road to Smales Farm Station.
  • The 843 provides a service along East Coast Road to Milford and Takapuna. This service also takes you to the Sunnynook shops and Constellation Station.
  • The 856 runs between Torbay and Takapuna, mainly along Beach Road. This service also provides a connection to Smales Farm Station and North Shore Hospital.

Chatswood

  • The 931 provides a service between Chatswood, Birkenhead, Customs Street and University of Auckland, Monday to Friday. This service runs every 15 minutes at peak times and hourly at other times.

Devonport, including Cheltenham and Stanley Point

  • The 806 between Stanley Point and the Devonport Ferry Terminal runs all day, 7 days a week, and some trips are timetabled to meet the Devonport ferry arriving from Downtown.
  • The 807 between Cheltenham and the Devonport Ferry Terminal runs all day, 7 days a week, and some trips are timetabled to meet the Devonport ferry from Downtown.
  • The 814 runs between the Devonport Ferry Terminal, Takapuna and Akoranga Station, providing a connection with the Northern Busway for the first time. This service has been timetabled to meet all scheduled late night ferries arriving from Downtown, including late sailings on Friday and Saturday nights.

The following bus stops have closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 3 Ngataringa Road (Bus stop number 3471)
  • Opposite 24 Ngataringa Road (#3473)
  • Opposite 4 Wesley Street (#3475)
  • 21 Aramoana Avenue (#3477)
  • 17 Kawerau Avenue (#3479)
  • Opposite 1 Ngataringa Road (#3504)
  • 20 Ngataringa Road (#3506)
  • 2 Wesley Street (#3508)
  • 24 Aramoana Avenue (#3510)

The following stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 65 Lake Road (Bus stop number 3401)
  • Lake Road opposite Ariho Terrace (#3403)
  • 36 King Edward Parade (#3427)
  • 46 Lake Road (#3430)
  • Opp 8 Cheltenham Road (#3431)
  • Lake Road near Allenby Avenue (#3432)
  • 15 Cheltenham Road (#3433)
  • 15 Tainui Road (#3435)
  • 39 Tainui Road (#3437)
  • 52 King Edward Parade (#3466)
  • 40 Vauxhall Road (#3480)
  • 8 Vauxhall Road (#3492)
  • Opp 33 Vauxhall Road (#4234)
  • 2 Church St (#4238)

Forrest Hill

  • Forrest Hill has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 842 is a peak times service from Crown Hill along East Coast Road to Smales Farm Station.
  • The 843 runs along East Coast Road to Milford and Takapuna; and to the Sunnynook shops and Constellation Station.
  • The 871 provides a service along Forrest Hill Road to Smales Farm Station; and along East Coast Road to Constellation Station.
  • The 907 runs along Sunnynook Road to Sunnynook Station. This service also takes you to Campbells Bay, Target Road, Unsworth Heights and Constellation Station.

Glenfield

  • The 95B from Bayview and the 95C from Constellation station combine at Manuka Road to provide a frequent service to Britomart (Lower Albert Street) via Onewa Road.
  • At peak times, the 95G provides extra trips between Glenfield Mall, Onewa Road and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • The 901 runs along Wairau Road to Smales Farm Station; and to Constellation Station via Unsworth Heights.
  • The 906 provides a service along Diana Drive and Link Drive, and a connection with Smales Farm Station via Windy Ridge and Archers Road.
  • The 917 provides a service along Glenfield Road to Highbury and Birkenhead Wharf; and along Albany Highway to Albany Village, Massey University, the Albany shopping centre and Albany Station.
  • The 941 connects the Glenfield shops to Beach Haven, North Shore Hospital, Smales Farm Station and Takapuna.

The following bus stop is now only being used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • 41 Downing Street (Bus stop number 3879)

Greenhithe

  • Use the 120 to access Constellation Station, or to travel to Westgate and Henderson.

Hillcrest

  • The 906 provides a connection with Smales Farm station via Archers Road. This service also provides a connection to Diana Drive and Link Drive in the Wairau Valley. 
  • There are two services between Hillcrest, Wellesley Street and Mayoral Drive:
    • The 923 - city centre-bound buses after the morning peak, and all buses travelling back to Hillcrest use Exmouth Road and Sylvan Avenue. This service also provides a connection with AUT North Campus and Akoranga Station.
    • The 924 - In the morning peak, city centre-bound buses bypass local congestion and use transit lanes on Lake Road and Onewa Road.
  • The 926 provides a connection to the Glenfield shops, the Northcote shops, AUT North Campus and Akoranga Station.
  • The 928 connects Northcote Point Wharf, the Northcote shops, Lake Road, North Shore Hospital and Smales Farm Station.

The following bus stop has closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • 14 Hillcrest Avenue (Bus stop number 3978)

The following stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 149 Coronation Road (Bus stop number 3819)
  • 119 Coronation Road (#3821)
  • 77 Coronation Road (Bus stop number (#3825)
  • 162 Coronation Road (#3948)
  • 108 Coronation Road (#3950)
  • 90 Coronation Road (#3954)
  • 66 Coronation Road (#3956)

Long Bay

  • Long Bay has direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 861 provides a connection with the Torbay shops and Albany Station via Glamorgan Drive. This route also serves the growing residential areas off Te Oneroa Way.
  • At the Torbay shops, you can transfer to the 856, which runs between Torbay and Takapuna, mainly along Beach Road. This service also provides a connection to North Shore Hospital.
  • No bus services enter Long Bay Regional Park. The closest stops are a 6 minute walk from the park on Beach Road.

The following bus stops have closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • Beach Road opposite Long Bay (Bus stop number 3000)
  • 1027 Beach Road (#3001)
  • Long Bay Regional Park (#3076)

The following bus stop is now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • Long Bay College Bus Bay (Bus stop number 4486)

Mairangi Bay

  • Mairangi Bay has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 83 is a frequent connection between Mairangi Bay, Murrays Bay, Rothesay Bay, Browns Bay, Albany Station, the Albany shopping centre and Massey University. This service also provides a frequent connection to the Northern Busway at Constellation, Sunnynook and Smales Farm stations, and to Takapuna.
  • The 856 runs between Torbay and Takapuna, mainly along Beach Road. This service also provides a connection to North Shore Hospital.
  • The 878 provides a service along East Coast Road to Constellation Station, and to Browns Bay via Glamorgan Drive and Weatherly Road.

The following bus stop is now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • 305 East Coast Road (Bus stop number 3189)

Milford

  • The 82 is a frequent service between Milford, Takapuna, Wellesley Street and Mayoral Drive.
  • The 842 is a peak times service along East Coast Road and Shakespeare Road to Smales Farm Station.
  • The 843 is an additional connection with Takapuna. This route also provides a service along East Coast Road and a connection with Constellation Station.
  • The 845 provides a service along Wolsley Avenue, Stanley Avenue and Nile Road to North Shore Hospital and Smales Farm Station.
  • The 856 is a connection with Smales Farm Station and North Shore Hospital. This service runs mainly along Beach Road, all the way to Torbay.

The following bus stops have closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 37 Milford Road (Bus stop number 3321)
  • 2 Craig Road (#3352)
  • 4 Omana Road (#3356)

Murrays Bay

  • Murrays Bay has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 83 is a frequent connection between Murrays Bay, Rothesay Bay, Browns Bay, Albany Station, the Albany shopping centre and Massey University. This service also provides a frequent connection to Mairangi Bay, the Northern Busway at Constellation, Sunnynook and Smales Farm stations, and to Takapuna.
  • The 856 runs between Torbay and Takapuna, mainly along Beach Road. This service also provides a connection to North Shore Hospital.
  • The 878 is an additional connection to Constellation Station via East Coast Road, and to Browns Bay via Weatherly Road and Glamorgan Drive.

Narrow Neck

  • The 814 runs to Takapuna and Akoranga Station, providing a link between Narrow Neck and the Northern Busway. This service also provides a connection with the Devonport Ferry Terminal. This service has been timetabled to meet all scheduled ferries arriving from Downtown, including late sailings on Friday and Saturday nights.

The following bus stops have closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 17 Wicklow Road (Bus stop number 3493)
  • 24 Wicklow Road (#3524)
  • Opposite 1 Wicklow Road (#4401)
  • Opposite 34 Wicklow Road (#4430)
  • 1 Wicklow Road (#4454)

The following bus stop is now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • 76 Lake Road (Bus stop number 3428)

Northcote

  • There are two services between Northcote, Wellesley Street and Mayoral Drive:
    • The 923 - city centre-bound buses after the morning peak, and all buses travelling back to Northcote use Exmouth Road and Sylvan Avenue. This service also provides a connection through the Northcote shops and Hillcrest to AUT North Campus and Akoranga Station.
    • The 924 - In the morning peak, city centre-bound buses bypass local congestion and use transit lanes on Lake Road and Onewa Road.
  • The 926 runs between the Glenfield shops, Hillcrest, the Northcote shops, AUT North Campus and Akoranga Station.
  • The 928 connects Northcote Point Wharf, the Northcote shops, North Shore Hospital and Smales Farm Station.
  • The 942 takes you to the Northcote shops, AUT North Campus and Akoranga Station; and to Highbury and Beach Haven.

The following bus stop has closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • 22 Ocean View Road (Bus stop number 3704)

The following bus stop is now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stop.

  • 21 Ocean View Road (Bus stop number 3863)

Pinehill

  • The 865 and the 889 provide connections to Albany Station.
  • The 865 also provides a service to Browns Bay via Oaktree Avenue.
  • The 889 runs along Hugh Green Drive and Apollo Drive to Constellation Station.
  • The 878 provides a service along East Coast Road to Browns Bay and Constellation Station.

Rosedale

  • Two loop services – the 884 and 885 – connect the North Harbour Industrial Estate with Constellation Station via Apollo Drive, Triton Drive, Rosedale Road, William Pickering Drive and Paul Matthews Road. The 884 runs anticlockwise while the 885 runs clockwise.
  • The 861 provides a connection via Bush Road to Constellation Station, Massey University, the Albany shopping centre and Albany Station. 
  • The 889 provides a connection via Apollo Drive to Constellation and Albany stations.

The following bus stops have closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • Opposite 228 Bush Road (Bus stop number #3617)
  • Bush Road opposite Beatrice Tinsley Crescent (#3619)
  • 226 Bush Road (#3774)
  • 242 Bush Road (#3776)

The following bus stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • Opp 370 Rosedale Road (Bus stop number 3700)
  • 370 Rosedale Road (#3762)

Rothesay Bay

  • Rothesay Bay has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 83 is a frequent connection between Rothesay Bay, Browns Bay, Albany Station, the Albany shopping centre and Massey University. This service also provides a frequent connection to Murrays Bay, Mairangi Bay, the Northern Busway at Constellation, Sunnynook and Smales Farm stations, and to Takapuna.
  • The 856 runs between Torbay and Takapuna, mainly along Beach Road. This service also provides a connection to North Shore Hospital.

Schnapper Rock

  • The 883 connects Schnapper Rock with Constellation Station.
  • The 917 runs the length of Albany Highway to Albany Village, Massey University, the Albany shopping centre and Albany Station; and to Glenfield, Highbury and Birkenhead Wharf.

Sunnynook

  • Sunnynook has frequent services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 843 provides a service along Sunnynook Road, Sycamore Drive and Juniper Road to Constellation Station; and along East Coast Road to Milford and Takapuna.
  • The 871 takes you to Constellation Station via Sunset Road; and to Smales Farm Station via East Coast Road and Forrest Hill Road.
  • The 907 provides a connection to Sunnynook Station via Sunnynook Road, as well as a service to Campbells Bay. 

Takapuna

  • The 82 provides a frequent connection with Wellesley Street and Mayoral Drive. To travel to Britomart (Lower Albert Street), transfer to the NX1 at Victoria Park. Alternatively, the 814, 843 and 942 take you to Akoranga Station where you can transfer to the NX1.
  • The 82 and 843 provide a frequent connection with Milford via Hurstmere Road.
  • The 83 is a frequent connection with Smales Farm Station, Sunnynook Station, Constellation Station, Mairangi Bay, Murrays Bay, Rothesay Bay and Browns Bay.
  • The 801 links Takapuna with the Bayswater Wharf.
  • The 814 links Takapuna with the Devonport Ferry Terminal. This service has been timetabled to meet all scheduled ferries arriving from Downtown, including late sailings on Friday and Saturday nights.
  • The 845, 856 and 941 provide services to North Shore Hospital from early morning until late evening. 
  • The 856 runs all the way to Torbay, mainly along Beach Road.
  • The 941 provides a connection between Takapuna, the Glenfield shops and Beach Haven.
  • The 942 provides a connection between Takapuna, Akoranga Station, AUT North Campus, Northcote shops, Highbury and Beach Haven.

Totara Vale

  • For travel to the city centre, you can take the 95C and 120 to Constellation Station, or the 907 to Sunnynook Station and then transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 95C runs along Sunset Road to Glenfield, Onewa Road and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • Use the 120 to access Constellation Station, or to travel to Westgate and Henderson. 
  • The 906 provides a service along Link Drive and Diana Drive to the Glenfield shops.
  • The 907 provides an additional connection with Constellation Station via Unsworth Heights.

Torbay

  • Torbay has frequent and direct services to the Northern Busway where you can transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 856 provides a connection with Albany Station. In the opposite direction, this service runs mainly along Beach Road to Takapuna. This service also provides a connection with Smales Farm Station and North Shore Hospital.
  • The 861 provides a service along Glamorgan Drive to Albany Station, and to the growing residential area in Long Bay.
  • The 878 provides a service along Weatherly Road and Glamorgan Drive to East Coast Road and Constellation Station, and to Browns Bay.

The following bus stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 97 Awaruku Road (Bus stop number 3009)
  • 61 Awaruku Road (#3011)
  • 156 Awaruku Road (#3012)
  • 29 Awaruku Road (#3013)
  • 78 Awaruku Road (#3014)
  • 1 Awaruku Road (#3015)
  • 38 Awaruku Road (#3016)
  • Opposite 58 Stredwick Drive (#3017)
  • 6 Awaruku Road (#3018)
  • 111 Stredwick Drive (#3019)
  • 58 Stredwick Drive (#3020)
  • 147 Stredwick Drive (#3021)
  • 84 Stredwick Drive (#3022)
  • 35 Marina Road (#3023)
  • 144 Stredwick Drive (#3024)
  • 34 Marina Road (#3026)
  • 13 Deep Creek Road (#3037)
  • 4 Deep Creek Road (#3044)

Unsworth Heights

  • For travel to the city centre, you can take the 95C, 120, 901, 906 or 907 to Constellation Station and then transfer to frequent services to the city centre.
  • The 95C runs along Sunset Road to Glenfield, Onewa Road and Britomart (Lower Albert Street).
  • Use the 120 to access Constellation Station, or to travel to Westgate and Henderson. 
  • The 901 provides a service along Wairau Road to Smales Farm Station.
  • The 907 connects Unsworth Heights with Sunnynook Station via Target Road.
  • The 917 provides a connection to Albany Village, Massey University, the Albany shopping centre and Albany Station via Albany Highway; and along Glenfield Road to Highbury and Birkenhead Wharf.

Wairau Valley

  • The 901 runs along Wairau Road between Smales Farm Station and Constellation Station.
  • The 906 runs along Diana Drive and Link Drive, between Glenfield and Constellation Station.
  • The 907 provides a service along Target Road between Constellation Station and Sunnynook Station.
  • The 941 runs along Archers Road to provide connections with the Glenfield shops and Beach Haven; and Smales Farm Station, North Shore Hospital and Takapuna.

The following bus stops have closed. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 50 Hillside Road (Bus stop number 3934)
  • 65 Hillside Rd (#3807)

The following bus stops are now only used by school buses. Refer to any signs and notices displayed at the stops.

  • 161 Target Road (Bus stop number 3681)
  • 142 Target Road (#3842)

Windy Ridge

  • The 906 is a connection to Smales Farm Station via Archers Road; and to the Glenfield shops, Diana Drive and Link Drive.
  • The 939 is a peak times service to University of Auckland via Customs Street.

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Public consultation on the new bus network for the North Shore took place in June and July 2015. 

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Published 31 October 2018 | Last updated 31 October 2018
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NEED MORE ANSWERS

If you are living in fear in your relationship or in your family, there are so many ways we can help you right now. You won’t be turned away even if you don’t have children, a NZ visa, or money. If you still have more questions have a read below and contact us when you’re ready.

I’m ready to talk now.

You can call our 24-hour support and crisis line on 0800 REFUGE (733843). Or, if you prefer, you can click here and contact us discretely through our contact form and we will email you back as soon as possible.

What will I do for money?

There are a number of benefits and allowances you may be eligible for if you are a victim of domestic violence in New Zealand. We can help you better understand your options once you make contact.

I haven’t been beaten up, can Women’s Refuge still help me?

We support women who have experienced any form of domestic violence: verbal, psychological/emotional, sexual, and financial as well as physical. In fact, psychological/emotional abuse is the most common form of domestic violence.

How much does it cost to stay?

Women's Refuge support and advocacy services are free. In the safe house, rent is usually charged once your financial situation is sorted out. Safety is our main concern. You won't be turned away if you don't have any money.

How long can I stay in a safe house?

Some women only stay a night or two, while others stay for weeks. You can talk with the advocates at your local refuge about how long you think you need to stay to ensure your safety.

I don’t live with my partner, but he is abusing me. Can you still help me?

Yes, you don’t have to be living with your partner to experience domestic violence and you can still call us.

What happens if I haven't got any clothes or food?

Women's Refuge has clothing that you can have. We’ve also got toys and books, formula and nappies. You are welcome to use our emergency food until you get your financial situation sorted out.

Will other people be there?

Safe houses usually have other women, including women with their children, staying there. Refuge advocates are around during the day.

How will I get my kids to school?

The advocates at your local refuge will help you work out transport for your children, or help with changing schools.

Can Women's Refuge help me if I stay in my own house?

Yes, we can provide all the same support and advocacy for you no matter where you choose to live. You may be eligible to access support through the Whanau Protect service.

I'm living in a rural area. Can you still help me?

Yes. Find your local refuge and they will be able to arrange support, advocacy and transport for you.

Can Women's Refuge help around issues with children?

Yes. We can provide support and advocacy around matters to do with custody, access and care.

BEING SAFE ONLINE

The safest way to browse the internet if you suspect your browsing history is being monitored, is to use your browser’s private or incognito mode.

If you suspect your device has been compromised by spyware, then you should use consider using another device as some spyware may still be able to monitor icognito sessions.

To activate a private browsing session, follow the instructions below.

Safari

Open Safari > go to the File menu > select New Private Window

When finished, don’t forget to close your browser window to ensure your safety and privacy.

Chrome

Open Chrome > go to the triple-dot menu (top right of your browser's window) > select New Incognito Window

Internet Explorer

Open IE > click the Tools button > select Safety > and then click InPrivate Browsing

Mozilla Firefox

Open Firefox > click the menu button ☰ > and then click New Private Window

You should see a message in the new window saying that you are now browsing privately.

When finished, don’t forget to close your browser window to ensure your safety and privacy.

Getting out

The most important thing is for you and your children to get out safely. It is important to know that leaving a violent relationship can be one of the most dangerous times for women and children so it is important to make a safety plan around leaving and keep your plans confidential. Below are some tips to help you make a plan.

  • If you can, pack a bag with bare necessities and important documents that you can leave with someone you trust. Include important documents such as passport, birth certificate, bank account details, driver’s licence, and bank cards and other things like medicines.

  • Know abuser's schedule and safe times to leave.

  • Contact us for guidance or a safe place to stay for you and your children.

Getting help

We warmly welcome all women and their children to access our support, advocacy and crisis accommodation. If you need help or have questions, use our live chat to get in touch.

making a plan

The safety of you and your children (if you have them) will be your primary concern. If you’re not ready or cannot safely leave, here are some things you can do to stay safe now.

  • Make a safety plan with the guidance of a refuge advocate.

  • Get yourself a pre-paid phone; keep it charged and safe.

  • Keep photocopies of important documents (passport, birth certificate, bank account details, medical notes, driver's licence, etc) and store these at the home of a supportive friend or family member.

  • Keep a journal of all violent incidents, noting dates and events.

  • If you can, open your own bank account and try to save some money.

  • If you have pets you are worried about, consider them in your safety plan.

Privacy Policy – The Shielded Site Application.

General

In this privacy policy, the terms ‘NCIWR’, ‘we’, ‘us’, and ‘our’ refer to National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges Inc. NCIWR operates this web application at https://d3f5l8ze0o4j2m.cloudfront.net (‘this web application’).

This privacy policy explains how we may collect, store, use, and disclose personal information that we collect and that you provide to us. By using this web application you acknowledge that we may collect, store, use, and disclose your personal information in the manner set out in this privacy policy.

Collection of personal information

We may collect personal information from you when you use this web application, for example when you make a request for contact on this web application.

You may decide not to provide your personal information to us. However, if you do not provide it, we may not be able to provide you with access to certain information or services. For example, we may be unable to make contact with you if you do not provide us with your contact information.

Automated collection of non-personal information

When you visit this web application, we will not add traceable elements (such as cookies, sessions, and usage monitoring software) to your browser or device.

Use and disclosure

We will not use or disclose your personal information except in accordance with this privacy policy or the Privacy Act 1993. We may use your personal information to:

  • assist in providing information and services requested by you;

  • communicate with you

Your personal information will only be made available internally for the above purposes. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties. We will only use or disclose personal information that you have provided to us, or which we have obtained about you:

  • for the above-mentioned purposes;

  • if you have otherwise authorised us to do so;

  • if we have given you notification of the intended use or disclosure and you have not objected to that use or disclosure;

  • if we believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for national security in the performance of their functions;

  • if we believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce any legal rights we may have, or is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of us, our customers and users, or others;

  • if we are required or permitted by law to disclose the information; or

  • to another entity that carries on the business of operating this web application.

Storage and security

All personal information collected on this web application is collected and held by NCIWR. We will endeavour to protect your personal information that is held by us from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Third party service providers

This website may be hosted by one or more third party service providers (‘service providers’) who enable us to provide this web application. You acknowledge and agree that any personal information that may be collected on this web application may also be held and used by our service providers on our behalf. Any information collected will be securely sent and securely stored on a server.

Third party websites

This web application may be hosted by websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the content of such websites, or the manner in which those websites collect, store, use, or distribute any personal information you provide. When you visit third party websites from hyperlinks displayed on this web application, we encourage you to review the privacy statements of those websites so that you can understand how the personal information you provide may be collected, stored, used, and distributed.

Right to access and correct

You may request access to, or correction of, any personal information we hold about you by contacting us as follows:

Email:info@refuge.org.nz
Post:Privacy Officer
NCIWR
PO Box 27-078
Marion Square
Wellington 6141

To ensure that the contact information we hold about you is accurate and current, please notify us of any changes to such information as soon as possible.

Contacting NCIWR

Any emergency relating to domestic violence should be directed to 111 for New Zealand Police assistance.

If you request assistance through this website, we will endeavour to respond as soon as we can. If you require advocacy services phone 0800 REFUGE or 0800 733 843 to talk to a refuge in your area within New Zealand. All member refuges of NCIWR are listed on our main website (www.womensrefuge.org.nz). If you do visit the Women’s Refuge Website, please note that it is a traceable site so we recommend you use the online safety tips found on this web application to visit www.womensrefuge.org.nz safely.

Advocacy services are available at member refuges. Your call and information will be treated in confidence and privacy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to alter this privacy policy at any time. Changes to this privacy policy will take effect immediately once they are published on this web application. Please check this privacy policy regularly for modifications and updates. If you continue to use this web application or if you provide any personal information after we post changes to this privacy policy, this will indicate your acceptance of any such changes.

This privacy policy was last updated on 6 October 2015.

If You’re In
Immediate danger
CALL 111 IMMEDIATELY

If you fear for your safety:

  1. Run outside and head for where there are other people.
  2. Ask someone to call 111
  3. If you have children take them with you if you can
  4. Don't stop to get anything else
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