Press Release: Horowhenua District Council
Horowhenua’s popular Day Out in Town Bus is to begin its loop of the District earlier in the day each Friday.
From Friday 1 July the bus’s scheduled stops will be brought forward by 15 minutes, now departing from Te Takere in Levin at 9.15am. The bus will continue to travel via Shannon, Foxton Beach, Foxton and Waitarere Beach, before arriving back in Levin at 10.45am. It will then depart from Te Takere for the return loop at 1.45pm.
New timetables are available from Council’s Levin office and service centres at the Foxton and Shannon community libraries, as well as from the visitor information centre at Te Takere and online here.
The fare remains at $2 per passenger, providing affordable and reliable travel between the Horowhenua communities. The service will not operate on public holidays.
The Day Out in Town Bus service will be operated by Horizons Regional Council from July. Since 2014 it had been operated through Te Horowhenua Trust, funded by third party sources including New Zealand Lotteries, Infinity Foundation and Pub Charity.