R6-7 – Oropi middle and Oropi lower

R6-7 – Oropi middle and Oropi lower

This emergency route design combines the R6 Oropi middle and R7 Oropi lower routes.

Morning service

The route first follows the R6 route as far as Pukemapu Road, starting at the normal time. From Pukemapu Road it follows the R7 route, starting 15mins later. All students will be dropped off at school later than normal.

Oropi Road at Warner Road – 7.37am
Oropi Road at Hereford Road – 7.46am
Oropi Road at Pukemapu Road – 7.55am
South end of Pukemapu Road – 8.00am
South end of Phillips Drive – 8.07am

afternoon service

Students are collected from school at the following times:

St Marys – 3.03pm
Tauranga Intermediate – 3.12pm
Tauranga Boys’ College – 3.17pm

The route the follows the R7 route and will operate at the normal time. The bus then follows the R6 route and will pass each waypoint 15mins later than normal.  

Please note: you may not have your usual driver delivering this service. Please ensure that you are waiting at the bus stop in good time and be prepared to wave down the driver. On afternoon services, students should be ready to let the driver know when their stop is coming up – older students can assist younger students with this. Parents can help by waiting at the stop and flagging down the bus as it approaches.

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