From Monday 22 May there will be a new bus route in place on the western side of Tauranga.
The R19 bus will service the lower part of Whakamarama Road, Youngson Road, Old Highway, Barrett Road and Plummers Point Road.
This service will collect students attending Otumoetai College and Intermediate, Tauranga Intermediate, Tauranga Girls’ College and Tauranga Boy’s College. This bus will transfer TIS, TBC and TGC students at Bethlehem.
From Tuesday 23 May, routes 22, 23 and 24 will no longer travel to Plummers Point Road. R16 will be modified to commence at the corner of Whakamarama Road and Youngson Road. Further changes to timetables will be made to improve arrival times at school.