Buses

Find the latest information regarding Wairakei Primary School bus service

Please check your eligibility criteria by contacting the bus controller or office manager. Other students not eligible for school transport assistance are entitled to use the service by paying a fare. Tags can be purchased directly from the school office. For further information about our buses, please contact

Bus Controller, Angel Chauval Smith or Office Manager, Val Mansfield

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Acacia Bay/Richmond Heights

AM         Uplift all primary and Intermediate

07.50     Besley Pl PICKUP all Primary and Intermediate

08.55     Acacia Bay Rd Shelter PICKUP all Primary and Intermediate

08.00     Nukuhau Shops PICKUP all Primary and Intermediate

08.10     Taupo Primary PICKUP all Primary and Intermediate

08.20     TNT – all transfer to Tukairangi Rd.

Schools:

  • Taupo Primary
  • Mt View
  • Tauhara Primary
  • Taupo Intermediate
  • Hilltop
  • Christian School

PM  Richmond Heights/Acacia Bay

15.00     Taupo Intermediate   Uplift Richmond Hgts and Wharewaka

15.15     Richmond Ave DROPOFF

15.30     Wharewaka DROPOFF

15.40     TNT   Uplift all Nukuhau & Acacia Bay

15.50     Nukuhau shops DROPOFF

15.55     Acacia Bay shops DROPOFF

16.00     Besley Place DROPOFF

Schools:

  • TNT
  • Tauhara College
  • Christian School
  • TNT
  • Mt View
  • Tauhara Primary
  • St Pats

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AM     Aratiatia

07.15     A.C. Baths Hockey carpark  PICKUP all

07.35     Whites Rd  PICKUP all

07.40     Aratiatia Rd  PICKUP all

07.45     SH5  PICKUP all

08.05     Tram Rd  PICKUP all

08.15     Wairakei Sch  DROPOFF, PICKUP  town primary

08.25     TNT  DROPOFF Tauhara Coll, Tauhara Prim, and Christian School => Palmer Mill Taupo Prim => Waitahanui bus.

08.35     MT View  DROPOFF

08.40     Taupo Intermediate  DROPOFF

PM     Aratiatia

15.05     Mt View  PICKUP

15.10     Taupo Intermediate  PICKUP SH5 and Palmer Mill Rd students

15.30     TNT  PICKUP Aratiatia students from St Pats, Waitahanui, Palmer Mill and SH1

15.50     Wairakei School DROPOFF

16.05     Tram Rd  DROPOFF

16.10     Aratiatia Rd DROPOFF

16.15     View Rd  DROPOFF

16.20     Broadlands Rd  DROPOFF

16.30     Whites Rd  DROPOFF

16.50     A.C. Baths  DROPOFF

Schools served:

  • Wairakei
  • St Patricks
  • Taupo Primary
  • Taupo Nui a Tia
  • Mt View
  • Tauhara Primary
  • Lake Taupo Christian
  • Tauhara College
  • Taupo Intermediate
  • Hilltop

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AM  Tirohanga Junior

07.45      Nukuhau Shops uplift Wairakei Only

07.47      Besley Pl uplift all Wairakei Only

07.50      Mapara Rd uplift Wairakei. Past Tukairangi Rd uplift all students

08.00      Saleyards drop-off Wairakei Prim to Wairakei bus, St Pats, Primary & Intermediate to Oruanui Jnr and all College to Oruanui Snr buses.

08.20      Forest Rd/Tirohanga pickup all students

08.35      Tirohanga Rd pickup all students

08.45      Paerata Rd pickup all students

08.55      Tirohanga Sch drop-off

PM  Tirohanga Junior

15.00      Tirohanga School uplift

15.10      Paerata Rd drop-off

15.20      Tirohanga Rd drop-off

15.35      Forest Rd/Tirohanga drop-off

15.50      Saleyards pickup all students Mapara Rd and Acacia Bay & Nukuhau

16.00      Mapara Rd drop-off

16.15      Besley Rd drop-off

16.20      Nukuhau Shops dropoff

Schools serviced:

  • All schools except Waipahihi

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AM  Kinloch

Note: No pickups beyond Hitiri Rd in AM

07.45     Kenrigg Rd west, uplift all town students.

07.50     From Hititi Rd onward all Whangamata Rd and Pohipi Rd students onto Wairakei Bus.

08.10     St Pats drop-off

08.20     TNT drop-off, Tauhara Coll and Primary and Christian School to Palmer Mill Bus, Mt View to Aratiatia Bus, Taupo Prim to Waitahanui Bus.

08.40     Taupo Intermediate drop-off

08.45     Liston Ave drop-off  Hilltop students

PM  Kinloch

15.10     Taupo Intermediate uplift Waitahanui, Kinloch

15.20     Liston Ave bus stop uplift all Hilltop for TNT exchange

15.30     TNT drop-off all except Kinloch uplift Kinloch.

              Wait for Aratiatia, Waitahanui, SH1, Palmer Mill Road and St Pats buses

15.45     Poihipi Rd drop-offs

16.00     Whangamata Rd drop-offs

16.15     Kinloch Rd drop-offs

Schools Served:

  • All schools apart from Wairakei and Waipahihi

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Oruanui

MUST TRAVEL IN FRONT OF ORUANUI SNR

AM

07.45      Tuhingamata  PICKUP all primary & Intermed

07.50      Oruanui Rd  PICKUP all primary and Int

07.55      Forest Rd/ Ridgetop Way  PICKUP all primary and int

08.05      Saleyards   DROPOFF  Wairakei Prim  PICKUP Primary and Intermediate  from Tirohanga Jnr bus

08.25      TNTDROPOFF  Tpo Prim to Waitahanui. Mt View to Aratiatia

08.45      Taupo Intermediate  DROPOFF

PM  Oruanui

15.10      Taupo Intermed  PICKUP Tirohanga Jnr, Oruanui Rd

15.20      TNT  PICKUP Tirohanga Jnr, Oruanui Rd,

15.45      Saleyards  DROPOFF Tirohanga Jnr => Tirohanga Jnr bus PICKUP Wairakei students

15.50      Forest Rd / Ridgetop Way  DROPOFF

15.55      Tuhingamata  DROPOFF

Schools served:

  • Wairakei
  • St Patricks
  • Taupo Primary
  • Taupo Nui a Tia
  • Mt View
  • Tauhara Primary
  • Lake Taupo Christian
  • Tauhara College
  • Taupo Intermediate
  • Hilltop

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AM   Palmer Mill Road

07.45      Palmer Mill Rd  PICKUP all students

08.05      Wairakei Sch  PICKUP TNT

08.30      TNT  DROPOFF all.  PICKUP Tauhara Prim, Tauhara Coll and Christian Students

08.40      Tauhara Prim  DROPOFF

08.45      Tauhara Coll  DROPOFF

PM   Palmer Mill Road

15.05      Tauhara Prim  PICKUP all exchange for TNT

15.20      Tauhara Coll  PICKUP all exchange for TNT

15.30      TNT  PICKUP all Palmer Mill Rd and Wairakei TNT students

15.50      Wairakei Sch PICKUP Palmer Mill Rd students drop off TNT

16.10      Palmer Mill Rd  DROPOFF

Schools served:

  • Wairakei
  • St Patricks
  • Taupo Primary
  • Taupo Nui a Tia
  • Mt View
  • Tauhara Primary
  • Lake Taupo Christian
  • Tauhara College
  • Taupo Intermediate
  • Hilltop

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AM    State Highway 1

07.35       SH 1 / Tram Rd  PICKUP all students

07.55       Wairakei School  DROPOFF only

08.05       Link Rd  PICKUP all

08.20       Nukuhau shops  pickup Intermediate only

08.30       TNT  DROPOFF all except Intermediate

08.40       Taupo Intermediate  DROPOFF

PM    State Highway 1 

15.20      Tauhara Coll  PICKUP all TNT transfers

15.30      TNT  DROPOFF transfers, pickup SH1 and Link Rd students.

15.45      Link Rd  DROPOFF

15.55      Wairakei School  PICKUP SH1 students

16.15      SH1/ Tram Rd  DROPOFF

Schools served:

  • Wairakei
  • St Pats
  • Taupo Prim,
  • TNT
  • Mt View
  • Tauhara Prim
  • Tauhara College
  • Taupo Intermediate
  • Lake Taupo Christian School
  • Hilltop

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AM   Tirohanga Snr 2261

07.30      TIrohanga School

07.35      Okama Rd    Picking up all pax on request

07.40      Forest Rd Marae - Tirohanga Picking up all

07.45      Poihipi Rd  Picking up all pax on request

08.05      Saleyards    STOP  Drop off Wairakei => Wairakei bus  Pick up St Pats from W.Bays and Tirohanga Jnr buses

08.15      St Patricks   Drop off only

08.20      Taupo Primary   DROPOFF only

08.25      Back of T N T:  Drop off Tauhara C, Christian => Palmer Mill Rd

08.40      Intermediate   Drop off only

PM   Tirohanga Snr 2261

15.10      Taupo Intermediate PICKUP Poihipi and Tirohanga Rd pax

15.30      TNT   PICKUP Poihipi and Tirohanga Rd only

15.50      Oruanui Rd   Saleyards.  PICKUP Wairakei from Wairakei bus.  DROPOFF St Pats => Tirohanga Jnr.

16.05      Forest Rd Tirohanga Marae   STOP on request

16.20      Okama Rd   STOP on request

Schools served:

  • Wairakei
  • St Patricks
  • Taupo Primary
  • Taupo Nui a Tia
  • Mt View
  • Tauhara Primary
  • Lake Taupo Christian
  • Tauhara College
  • Taupo Intermediate
  • Hilltop

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AM   Wairakei

07.45      Kinloch/ Kenrigg Rd West uplift Wairakei Prim students only

07.50      Whangamata Rd/ Hitiri Rd uplift all students.

08.00      Sale yards uplift Wairakei Prim students only, OFFLOAD all KINLOCH town students to SH1 bus.

08.25      Wairakei uplift Taupo Intermed and Tauhara Coll

08.35      Tauhara Coll drop-off 

08.40      Taupo Intermed drop-off   

PM   Wairakei

15.05      Taupo Intermediate uplift Wairakei students only

15.20      Tauhara Coll uplift Wairakei students only

15.35      Wairakei drop-off Wairakei students uplift all students for

               Saleyards exchange

15.45      Saleyards drop off all exchange Wairakei.         

16.10      Kenrigg Rd drop-off

Schools serviced:

  • All schools with exception of Waipahihi