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Go Bus Devastated By School Bus Tragedy

Wednesday, 8 March 2023, 1:07 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus, the operator of the school bus service involved in yesterday’s tragic accident in the Manawatu region, says it has been in contact with the family of the driver who sadly died, offering whatever support it can at this time. “We are completely ... More >>

Go Bus Acquires McDermott Coachlines As It Expands Operations In The South

Friday, 30 July 2021, 12:25 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus, New Zealand’s leading bus transport business, has finalised an agreement to acquire Invercargill-based McDermott Coachlines. The transaction was completed on Friday 30th July 2021. Go Bus is the country’s largest and most diverse bus ... More >>

Go Bus Wins New Contracts And Expands School Bus Operations

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 9:13 am | Go Bus

New Zealand’s leading bus transport business, Go Bus, will double its Ministry of Education school bus services, having been re-selected as a preferred supplier to deliver expanded bus services across the country for a further 12-year period. ... More >>

Disruptions To Go Bus Service

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 3:03 pm | Go Bus

The Government advice for people to stay home who are over 70, or who have a pre-existing medical condition, affects a number of Go Bus drivers. Therefore there will be an impact to bus services, with some services unable to run. The extent of this disruption ... More >>

Merry-Go-Round Of Strike Action Needs To Stop

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 1:10 pm | Go Bus

• Bus rides will NOT be free on Go Bus services in south and east Auckland More >>

Go Bus Ready, Willing And Able to Reach Settlement

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 12:30 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus has made an offer for settlement of the Auckland Go Bus and First Union Collective Agreement. More >>

Company calls on Union to dial down aggression for students

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 1:36 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus is calling on First Union and its members to dial down the hyperbole and aggression that have been part of its short notice strike and picket. The company rejects completely claims the safety of picketers has been put at risk, and if anything, believes the ... More >>

Don't make students the victims of strike action

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:57 pm | Go Bus

In a message to members of First Union who are striking for 24-hours from 4am tomorrow morning, Go Bus has implored them not to make students who are sitting exams the victims of their industrial action. “We have sufficient drivers to provide services ... More >>

Go Bus Applauds Outcome of Negotiations

Friday, 20 September 2019, 8:31 am | Go Bus

This week Go Bus signed an agreement with Waikato Regional Council which will see all Hamilton urban bus drivers and Hamilton bus cleaners receive a significant hourly wage increase. More >>

Buses to Return to Normal as Interim Deal on Table

Saturday, 24 November 2018, 10:57 am | Go Bus

First Union and Go Bus have agreed to withdraw their industrial actions and return to negotiation. The move comes as a result of an agreement to explore a pathway to attain additional funding through the Waikato Regional Council to achieve the drivers’ ... More >>

Go Bus response to strike action

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 5:24 pm | Go Bus

At 5pm on Friday 16th November, Go Bus was officially notified of further industrial action by First Union. This time, First Union advised that its members will not collect fares on the company’s Waikato urban bus services, for two weeks starting Monday ... More >>

Hamilton Bus Passengers’ Pawns in Union’s National Action

Monday, 22 October 2018, 12:27 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus says that Hamilton bus passengers are being needlessly inconvenienced as the region’s urban bus services are affected by national strike action between 5am and 9am Tuesday 23rd of October (tomorrow). More >>

Go Bus Says Passengers’ Being Needlessly Inconvenienced

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 2:52 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus says that it is disappointed that Hamilton bus passengers are once again being inconvenienced by industrial action, with a short-notice strike to run between 10am and 12.30pm on Wednesday the 3rd of October (tomorrow). More >>

GO Bus Says Latest Strike Shows Contempt

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 1:51 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus says that it is astonished and disappointed the First Union has decided to strike in the Hamilton and King Country regions on the same day it is scheduled to participate in facilitated bargaining with the Employment Relations Authority. More >>

Go Bus Managers Will Help Keep School Buses Running

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 2:29 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus says that it is extremely disappointed the union is striking in Hamilton tomorrow, given they have agreed, finally, to meet and negotiate next week. More >>

Go Bus Responds to union toilet claims

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 8:11 pm | Go Bus

First Union has made a release to the media, principally claiming drivers at its Hamilton Depot are being provided buckets for toilets. This claim is completely and utterly false. If anything it shows the stupidity and mischievous nature of those ... More >>

Go Bus Looks for Another Way to Find a Resolution

Friday, 17 August 2018, 3:30 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus advises that it is proceeding with an urgent application to the Employment Relations Authority to seek facilitated bargaining with First Union in an attempt to conclude the protracted negotiations for a collective agreement for its drivers. More >>

Go Bus response to First Union claims

Monday, 13 August 2018, 8:05 pm | Go Bus

In response to First Union’s press release ‘Waikato bus drivers’ strike over unsafe work conditions’ More >>

Strike Action Not in Best Interest of Drivers And Families

Monday, 13 August 2018, 3:56 pm | Go Bus

Go Bus says that it is growing increasingly frustrated by First Union’s unwillingness to engage in productive, good faith negotiation, and is disappointed that drivers and their families will be unfairly impacted with lost income as a result of unnecessary ... More >>

Tuesday Strike Action Part of a Wider Campaign

Monday, 28 May 2018, 10:28 am | Go Bus

First Union’s Tuesday Strike Action Part of a Wider Campaign Go Bus committed to providing as much service as possible Go Bus says that it is once again deeply disappointed with First Union calling a short-notice strike for Tuesday morning, ... More >>





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