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NZ Bus Welcomes Agreement Of Driver Deal

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 3:35 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus has welcomed today’s approval of a new collective employment agreement with its Wellington bus drivers. The agreement secures a fair and equitable outcome for existing staff and gives NZ Bus greater ability to recruit more full-time drivers. ... More >>

Bus Operator Surprised At Rejection Of Latest Pay Offer

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 2:12 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus says it is surprised at the rejection of its latest pay offer to Wellington bus drivers. The revised offer was developed with help from Greater Wellington Regional Council and recommended to drivers by the Tramways Union. “The decision is a surprise ... More >>

NZ Bus Makes Revised Offer To Wellington Drivers

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 5:18 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus has made a revised offer to its Wellington drivers, following successful discussions with Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC). The company says the offer will now be put forward to the Tramways Union members for ratification on 23rd ... More >>

NZ Bus Signs 3-year Collective Agreement With Unions

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 10:08 am | NZ Bus

NZ Bus announced today that it has signed a new 3-year Collective Agreement with unions representing 800 drivers in Auckland. NZ Bus CEO Barry Hinkley says he is delighted that a new agreement had been reached. “We’ve always said that we wanted ... More >>

NZ Bus To Resume Airport Flyer Service

Friday, 3 July 2020, 1:41 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus is resuming its Airport Flyer service from Monday the 6th of July. The new route will see the Airport Flyer run between Wellington Railway Station and the airport terminal, travelling through the Wellington CBD on its usual route. Services will ... More >>

NZ Bus Agrees Terms With FIRST Union In Tauranga

Friday, 13 March 2020, 12:55 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus confirms that it has completed negotiations with First Union and has agreed a two year term, including a 2.9% increase to $21.15 in the first year which aligns with the Living Wage. Barry Hinkley, NZ Bus CEO, said that “we appreciate the constructive ... More >>

NZ Bus Media Statement

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 3:16 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus has received notice of strike action from the Tramways and FIRST Unions affecting some services between 4.00am and 7.00am tomorrow (Friday 13th March). Barry Hinkley, NZ Bus CEO, states that “Following the last disruption on 3 March, the unions agreed ... More >>

NZ Bus Press Release

Saturday, 7 March 2020, 5:27 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus and the combined Unions (Tramways Union and First Union) have been in mediation on 6th March 2020. They have not yet reached settlement, but will be resuming next Wednesday (11th March). The parties have agreed that there will be no industrial ... More >>

Strike Action & Negotiations Release

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 4:14 pm | NZ Bus

  NZ Bus made an offer to go into mediation with FIRST Union and the Tramways Union which has been agreed to, this means the proposed strike action has ended for now. NZ Bus CEO Barry Hinkley says “It is obvious that we are at an impasse in ... More >>

Media Statement on Union negotiations

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 8:28 am | NZ Bus

Unfortunately NZ Bus was unable to reach a deal with FIRST Unions and the Tramways Union to get the drivers back to work and Aucklanders back on the buses. NZ Bus CEO Barry Hinkley says "there was a long discussion today with ideas and claims ... More >>

Media Statement - NZ Bus

Monday, 9 December 2019, 6:36 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus CEO Barry Hinkley said "we had constructive discussions and there were new ideas presented that are being considered. More >>

Auckland commuters get absolute certainty from NZ Bus

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 6:24 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus drivers in Auckland have today ratified an offer put to them by the public transport operator which will provide “absolute certainty” for Auckland commuters for the next two years. More >>

Wellington: Interruption to Bus Services 25 January

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 12:26 pm | NZ Bus

Interruption to Bus Services Thursday 25 January 2018 On Thursday 25 January 2018 GO Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be interrupted due to a scheduled Annual General Meeting of the Tramways Union. The Tramways Union represents the majority ... More >>

Bus Services Cancelled - 29 Nov 9am to 2pm

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 1:35 pm | NZ Bus

On Wednesday 29 November 2017, GO Wellington, Valley Flyer and Airport Flyer bus services will be cancelled between 9:00am – 2:00pm, due to a meeting of the Unions with their members. More >>

NZ Bus to begin trial of BYD electric bus

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 3:58 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus will this week begin trialling its new BYD eBus in Auckland and then in Wellington, as another part of its strategy to lead the transition to electric-powered public transport in New Zealand. More >>

Disruption To Wellington Bus Services 24 Jan

Friday, 20 January 2017, 5:04 pm | NZ Bus

On Tuesday 24 January 2017 GO Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be disrupted due to a scheduled Annual General Meeting of the Tramways Union. More >>

NZ Bus double winner at Sustainable Business Network Awards

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:25 pm | NZ Bus

NZ Bus has won two awards at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards held in Auckland last night – the EECA Business Energy Management Award and the Renewables Innovation Award. The awards recognise NZ Bus’ NZ$43m investment in Wrightspeed ... More >>

Disruption to Bus Services

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 12:38 pm | NZ Bus

On Tuesday 5 July 2016 GO Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be disrupted due to a meeting of the Tramways Union. More >>

Infratil and NZ Bus lead the way for electric vehicles

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 10:47 am | NZ Bus

Infratil today announced a US$30m deal with Wrightspeed Inc. to supply its first-in-kind, award-winning electric powertrain technology – the Route™ 500, which it intends to deploy on its public transport business through NZ Bus. More >>

NZ Bus: Agreement Reached With Unions

Monday, 18 April 2016, 11:13 am | NZ Bus

[Auckland NZ, 18 April 2016] – After six-months of negotiations, a deal on driver’s and service staff wages and conditions has been reached between public transport operator NZ Bus and the Unions. More >>