Bus Routes


Please be aware that the buses may be full at the start of the year. The New Zealand Transport Agency determines the legal loading limit for the school buses, and this load includes standing passengers. The bus companies and Ministry of Education will manage this situation.

 

  • All Beachlands, Maraetai and Clevedon buses begin the runs at 7.45am Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri.
  • Wednesday morning later start: Juniors - Beachlands and Clevedon buses begin runs at 8.15am. Mataretai leaves at 7.45am as usual.
  • Wednesday morning later start: Seniors - Beachlands - Bus 6, 7, 8 (operated by Odyssey) depart at 9.20am / Clevedon -  leaves at 9.00am (operated by Brougham).

 

Beachlands/Maraetai and Clevedon Bus Departs PM
  Bus 6

Maraetai Drive

(MoE Supplied Howick and Eastern Buses)

Howick College bus bay
  Bus 7

Beachlands

(MoE Supplied Howick and Eastern Buses)

Howick College bus bay
  Bus 8

Beachlands/Sunkist Bay

(MoE Supplied Howick and Eastern Buses)

Howick College bus bay
  Bus 9

Beachlands

(MoE Supplied Howick and Eastern Buses)

Howick College bus bay
  Bus 10

Brookby/Clevedon (Ara-Kotinga transfer)

(Tickets $45 - purchased from school cashier)

Howick College bus bay
  Bus 11

Brookby/Clevedon (Ara-Kotinga transfer)

(Tickets $45 purchased from school cashier)

Howick College bus bay
  Bus 4

Extra passengers to Clevedon

(Tickets $45 purchased from school cashier)

Outside Cockle Bay School

 

The following PDFs provide information for:

 

Beachlands Maraetai Clevedon- MoE supplied in-zone buses for Beachlands and Maraetai - students must have ID coded with a B to use bus. Clevedon students purchase tickets.

Bus numbers Beachlands and Maraetai: 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 

 

Murphy - covering Wattle Downs, Aspiring Ave and Everglade Drive.

Tickets purchased on the bus or Murphy Buses

Bus numbers: H011 / H05 / H09

 

AT - public buses covering Botany Town Centre, Dannemora, Redcastle Dr and Flat Bush

Bus numbers: 431 / 432 / 433 / 434

East Auckland School Bus Changes 2018:

There is a major restructure to the East Auckland public bus service will come into effect in Term 1 2018. To find out how this may change how you get to Howick College, please go to this page: https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/timetables/school-timetables/east-auckland-school-bus-changes/.

  

Please note - the changes do not affect any in-zone or out-of-zone buses that drop off/pick up from the Howick College bus bay. The Beachlands, Maraetai, Clevedon bus runs and Murphys H5, H9 and H11 bus runs will remain in place.

Purchasing Bus tickets:

  • for Brookby/Clevedon are purchased from the school cashier.
  • for Golflands-Botany Downs, Stancombe Rd, Dannemora Dr, Smales Rd are purchased from the driver.
  • for Everglades Drive, Southmall and Wattle Downs are purchased from the driver or the Murphys Bus office at 7-11 Heb Pl, Takanini
 
For further information about times, routes and costs are available from:
Howick and Eastern Buses; phone 273-3660
Murphy Buses; phone 268-6620.
 
 
 
If you have any further queries, please contact the school reception; phone 534-4492 or email reception@howick.school.nz