91 Active Service Alerts

Last updated at 20:15, Thursday March 23

08:28 13 March 2023

Wellington University – Stop A bus stop 4915 temporarily moved further down approx.100m to outside no.14a Kelburn Parade from Tuesday 14 March

This move is required due to excavation and plumbing works located out front of the Murphy Building for The Living Pa project.

Valid from 05:00, Tuesday 14 March to 16:00, Friday 4 August

09:04 13 March 2023

Brooklyn: Stop #6719 Ohiro Road at Cleveland Street is temporarily closed between 9am to 3:30pm, Monday to Fridays, until approx. 31 March

Please use either, stop 6718 Ohiro Rd at Bretby Crescent or stop 6720 Brooklyn – Stop C. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

Valid from 08:56, Monday 13 March to 11:56, Friday 31 March

11:19 21 March 2023

Kilbirnie: buses towards Miramar and Seatoun detour via Kemp St, between 9am to 4pm, new extended dates - Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 March.

Detour due to re-surfacing works resulting in eastbound closure of Rongotai Rd. A temporary bus stop is located outside ASB centre, opposite no. 77 Kemp St. Stop 6027 on Rongotai Rd nr 119 and stop 6028 Rongotai at Troy St temporarily closed, please use temporary stop outside ASB centre on Kemp St.

Valid from 09:00, Thursday 16 March to 16:30, Monday 27 March

09:36 21 March 2023

Lower Hutt: Knights Road part closure, Buses detour, bus stop closure, 9am to 4pm, Monday 20 to Friday 24 March

Route 121 toward Stokes Valley detours via Bloomfield Terrace. Buses towards Seaview not affected. Stop #8161 Knights Rd at St Peter and Paul School temporarily closed. Use, either 9115 on Queens Drive or 8163 on Knights Rd.

Valid from 09:00, Monday 20 March to 16:10, Friday 24 March

14:52 17 March 2023

Lower Hutt: Stop #8161 Knights Rd at St Peter and Paul School temporarily moved for afternoon school services only, from Monday 20 to Friday 25 March

During the Knight part road closure, stop 8161 is temporarily moved to outside no.19 Bloomfield Terrace for the afternoon school services only. Please note bus services will follow a small detour.

Valid from 09:00, Monday 20 March to 16:00, Friday 24 March

16:29 17 March 2023

Kingston: Quebec Street bus stops temporarily moved due to roadworks, starts Monday 20 March

Bus 27 services use temporary stop located at 9 Halifax Street.

Valid from 07:00, Monday 20 March to 16:00, Friday 12 May

07:31 23 March 2023

All Whites vs China: Increased capacity and extra services after the game – Sunday 26th March

Seating capacity on our services has been increased for the game. Extra services will run after the event.

Valid from 05:00, Sunday 26 March to 19:00, Sunday 26 March

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12:42 22 March 2023

Buses replace all services between Wellington and Petone Saturday 25 March, and some daytime services Sunday 26 March

Please allow extra time for travel. Metlink website timetable highlights train trips affected in pink. See bus replacement timetable (PDF) for bus departure times.

Valid from 05:00, Saturday 25 March to 13:00, Sunday 26 March

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12:42 22 March 2023

Buses replace all services between Wellington and Petone Saturday 25 March, and some daytime services Sunday 26 March

Please allow extra time for travel. Metlink website timetable highlights train trips affected in pink. See bus replacement timetable (PDF) for bus departure times.

Valid from 05:00, Saturday 25 March to 13:00, Sunday 26 March

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12:42 22 March 2023

Buses replace all services between Wellington and Petone Saturday 25 March, and some daytime services Sunday 26 March

Please allow extra time for travel. Metlink website timetable highlights train trips affected in pink. See bus replacement timetable (PDF) for bus departure times.

Valid from 05:00, Saturday 25 March to 13:00, Sunday 26 March

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17:23 22 March 2023

Wellington City: CupaDupa Festival, buses detour, bus stops closed, starts 11:59pm Friday 24 to 11:59pm Sunday 26 March

Due to several road closures around Cuba Street, most bus services will detour away from Willis Street & Manners Street. Route 7, 17 & 25 services will not detour. Click on More Information below for maps and details.

Valid from 23:59, Friday 24 March to 00:15, Monday 27 March

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15:54 23 March 2023

UPDATE: 6:45pm from Johnsonville to Miramar Shops is no longer cancelled

Valid from 18:45, Thursday 23 March to 20:06, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

7:03pm from Johnsonville West to Island Bay is cancelled

Valid from 19:03, Thursday 23 March to 20:08, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

7:14pm from Wellington Station to Brooklyn is cancelled

Valid from 19:14, Thursday 23 March to 20:10, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

7:20pm from Courtenay Place to Johnsonville is cancelled

Valid from 19:20, Thursday 23 March to 20:02, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

7:30pm from Khandallah Village to Highbury Road Terminus is cancelled

Valid from 19:30, Thursday 23 March to 20:12, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

7:33pm from Grenada Village to Island Bay is cancelled

Valid from 19:33, Thursday 23 March to 20:30, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

7:34pm from Wellington Station to Houghton Bay is cancelled

Valid from 19:34, Thursday 23 March to 20:07, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

7:43pm from Ascot Park at Conclusion Street to Titahi Bay is cancelled

Valid from 19:43, Thursday 23 March to 20:31, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:00pm from Khandallah Village to Highbury Road Terminus is cancelled

Valid from 20:00, Thursday 23 March to 20:42, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:00pm from Wellington Station to Kingston is cancelled

Valid from 20:00, Thursday 23 March to 20:30, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:06pm from Johnsonville to Johnsonville is cancelled

Valid from 20:06, Thursday 23 March to 20:28, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:10pm from Miramar Shops to Johnsonville is cancelled

Valid from 20:10, Thursday 23 March to 21:29, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:17pm from Houghton Bay Road near Cave Road to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 20:17, Thursday 23 March to 20:50, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:24pm from Brooklyn to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 20:24, Thursday 23 March to 21:14, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:30pm from Wellington Station to Houghton Bay is cancelled

Valid from 20:30, Thursday 23 March to 21:03, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:35pm from Kingston to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 20:35, Thursday 23 March to 20:53, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

8:55pm from Island Bay to Grenada Village is cancelled

Valid from 20:55, Thursday 23 March to 21:57, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

9:00pm from Highbury Road Terminus to Khandallah Village is cancelled

Valid from 21:00, Thursday 23 March to 21:43, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

9:00pm from Wellington Station to Kingston is cancelled

Valid from 21:00, Thursday 23 March to 21:26, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

9:10pm from Titahi Bay to Ascot Park is cancelled

Valid from 21:10, Thursday 23 March to 21:58, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

9:10pm from Houghton Bay Road near Cave Road to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 21:10, Thursday 23 March to 21:43, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

9:20pm from Wellington Station to Kowhai Park is cancelled

Valid from 21:20, Thursday 23 March to 21:46, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

9:39pm from Kingston to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 21:39, Thursday 23 March to 22:02, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

9:51pm from Kowhai Park to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 21:51, Thursday 23 March to 22:13, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:00pm from Khandallah Village to Highbury Road Terminus is cancelled

Valid from 22:00, Thursday 23 March to 22:42, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:05pm from Grenada Village to Island Bay is cancelled

Valid from 22:05, Thursday 23 March to 23:02, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:06pm from Johnsonville to Johnsonville is cancelled

Valid from 22:06, Thursday 23 March to 22:28, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:11pm from Wellington Station to Kingston is cancelled

Valid from 22:11, Thursday 23 March to 22:31, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:20pm from Wellington Station to Kowhai Park is cancelled

Valid from 22:20, Thursday 23 March to 22:46, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:30pm from Wellington Station to Houghton Bay is cancelled

Valid from 22:30, Thursday 23 March to 23:03, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:35pm from Kingston to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 22:35, Thursday 23 March to 22:53, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

10:51pm from Kowhai Park to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 22:51, Thursday 23 March to 23:13, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

11:00pm from Highbury Road Terminus to Khandallah Village is cancelled

Valid from 23:00, Thursday 23 March to 23:40, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

11:00pm from Wellington Station to Kingston is cancelled

Valid from 23:00, Thursday 23 March to 23:23, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

11:13pm from Ascot Park at Conclusion Street to Titahi Bay is cancelled

Valid from 23:13, Thursday 23 March to 00:01, Friday 24 March

00:03 23 March 2023

11:15pm from Island Bay to Grenada Village is cancelled

Valid from 23:15, Thursday 23 March to 00:14, Friday 24 March

00:03 23 March 2023

11:20pm from Wellington Station to Kowhai Park is cancelled

Valid from 23:20, Thursday 23 March to 23:46, Thursday 23 March

00:03 23 March 2023

11:35pm from Kingston to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 23:35, Thursday 23 March to 23:53, Thursday 23 March

00:12 23 March 2023

12:00am from Wellington Station to Kingston is cancelled

Valid from 00:00, Friday 24 March to 00:23, Friday 24 March

07:41 23 March 2023

10:45pm from Island Bay to Churton Park is cancelled

Valid from 22:45, Thursday 23 March to 23:44, Thursday 23 March

07:41 23 March 2023

8:15pm from Island Bay to McLintock Street at Comber Place is cancelled

Valid from 20:15, Thursday 23 March to 21:16, Thursday 23 March

07:41 23 March 2023

9:25pm from Johnsonville West to Island Bay is cancelled

Valid from 21:25, Thursday 23 March to 22:24, Thursday 23 March

09:05 23 March 2023

8:14pm from Titahi Bay to Porirua Station is cancelled

Valid from 20:14, Thursday 23 March to 20:32, Thursday 23 March

09:05 23 March 2023

8:45pm from Porirua Station to Whitby is cancelled

Valid from 20:45, Thursday 23 March to 21:07, Thursday 23 March

09:05 23 March 2023

10:10pm from Whitby to Porirua Station is cancelled

Valid from 22:10, Thursday 23 March to 22:31, Thursday 23 March

09:05 23 March 2023

9:10pm from Whitby to Porirua Station is cancelled

Valid from 21:10, Thursday 23 March to 21:31, Thursday 23 March

09:05 23 March 2023

9:45pm from Porirua Station to Whitby is cancelled

Valid from 21:45, Thursday 23 March to 22:07, Thursday 23 March

09:05 23 March 2023

10:45pm from Porirua Station to Whitby is cancelled

Valid from 22:45, Thursday 23 March to 23:07, Thursday 23 March

11:31 23 March 2023

8:25pm from Johnsonville West to Island Bay is cancelled

Valid from 20:25, Thursday 23 March to 21:24, Thursday 23 March

11:31 23 March 2023

7:15pm from Island Bay to McLintock Street at Comber Place is cancelled

Valid from 19:15, Thursday 23 March to 20:16, Thursday 23 March

11:55 23 March 2023

Wellington and Porirua: Previously suspended weekday trips will run during school holidays - weekdays, Monday 24 April to Friday 5 May

The trips will show on website timetables, stop departure pages and RTI screens. Trips will be suspended again after the school holidays.

Valid from 03:49, Monday 24 April to 23:49, Friday 28 April

14:38 23 March 2023

8:48pm from Kingston to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 20:48, Thursday 23 March to 21:11, Thursday 23 March

14:41 23 March 2023

9:30pm from Wellington Station to Houghton Bay is cancelled

Valid from 21:30, Thursday 23 March to 22:03, Thursday 23 March

14:56 23 March 2023

7:54pm from Kowhai Park to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 19:54, Thursday 23 March to 20:16, Thursday 23 March

14:59 23 March 2023

11:30pm from Wellington Station to Houghton Bay is cancelled

Valid from 23:30, Thursday 23 March to 00:03, Friday 24 March

14:59 23 March 2023

8:20pm from Wellington Station to Kowhai Park is cancelled

Valid from 20:20, Thursday 23 March to 20:46, Thursday 23 March

14:59 23 March 2023

8:51pm from Kowhai Park to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 20:51, Thursday 23 March to 21:13, Thursday 23 March

14:59 23 March 2023

9:20pm from Wellington Station to Brooklyn is cancelled

Valid from 21:20, Thursday 23 March to 22:09, Thursday 23 March

14:59 23 March 2023

10:18pm from Brooklyn to Wellington Station is cancelled

Valid from 22:18, Thursday 23 March to 23:08, Thursday 23 March

15:49 23 March 2023

7:15pm from Johnsonville to Miramar Shops is cancelled

Valid from 19:15, Thursday 23 March to 20:32, Thursday 23 March

15:49 23 March 2023

9:35pm from Island Bay to Churton Park is cancelled

Valid from 21:35, Thursday 23 March to 22:34, Thursday 23 March

15:49 23 March 2023

10:45pm from Churton Park to Island Bay is cancelled

Valid from 22:45, Thursday 23 March to 23:37, Thursday 23 March

16:03 23 March 2023

9:57pm from Stokes Valley Terminus to Lower Hutt is cancelled

Valid from 21:57, Thursday 23 March to 22:23, Thursday 23 March

16:03 23 March 2023

10:25pm from Lower Hutt to Stokes Valley Terminus is cancelled

Valid from 22:25, Thursday 23 March to 22:51, Thursday 23 March

16:03 23 March 2023

8:28pm from Lower Hutt to Lower Hutt is cancelled

Valid from 20:28, Thursday 23 March to 21:22, Thursday 23 March

16:03 23 March 2023

9:25pm from Lower Hutt to Stokes Valley Terminus is cancelled

Valid from 21:25, Thursday 23 March to 21:51, Thursday 23 March

17:40 23 March 2023

Timetables are not showing on the website due to a data publishing error. Use real time information or timetables showing for dates from 9 April.

Valid from 17:21, Thursday 23 March to 23:59, Thursday 23 March

18:38 23 March 2023

The 6:18pm service from Wellington to Masterton is running 20 minutes late due to waiting for the crew from the previous late running bus replacement

Valid from 17:30, Thursday 23 March to 21:37, Thursday 23 March

20:08 23 March 2023

8:08pm from Wellington Station to Kingston is cancelled

Valid from 20:08, Thursday 23 March to 20:35, Thursday 23 March

13:06 8 March 2023

Bus cancellations remain high due to driver shortages. Check alerts before travelling, as cancelled trips may change with short notice.

Valid from 14:54, Thursday 2 February to 23:59, Sunday 30 April

12:57 6 March 2023

Buses replace Wellington to Masterton 8:21am & 12:45pm weekdays, and Masterton to Wellington 10:30am & 3:38pm weekdays - ongoing due to upgrade works.

Peak services will continue to run as normal. Please allow extra time for travel. Metlink website timetable highlights train trips affected in pink. See bus replacement timetable (PDF).

Valid from 06:00, Monday 16 January to 18:00, Sunday 31 December

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09:55 8 February 2023

Pomare Station: Wheelchair ramp access to board trains is limited to southern carriages due to construction on the platform.

If you require the wheelchair ramp to board your service, please go to the Wellington end carriage and notify one of our staff members. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Valid from 15:47, Friday 20 January to 23:59, Monday 31 July

12:07 28 February 2023

Melrose: Part of Hornsey Rd closed during works. Buses detour from Newtown via Russell Tce to Houghton Bay Rd. Shuttles run from Monday 30 January

Detour route & shuttles stop at all stops. Bus 23 detours via Russell Tce & Mount Albert Rd to Houghton Bay Rd. Shuttle vans run from 6920 Riddiford St at Donald McLean St to Melrose, turnaround at 7930 Hornsey Rd (near 48), & run to Newtown, ending at 7018 Riddiford St at Hall St. Stop 6930 closed.

Valid from 02:56, Monday 30 January to 23:56, Saturday 4 March

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12:58 7 March 2023

Wellington Zoo: Free shuttle between Wellington Hospital and Wellington Zoo during bus 23 detour - 8:45am to 5:30pm daily, starting Monday 30 January.

Shuttle buses run daily, including public holidays 8:45am to 5:30pm. Buses leave Wellington Hospital Stop C at :45 and :15, and leave Wellington Zoo at :00 and :30. Friday Hours extended in March for Zoo Late Night Fridays, running until 7:40pm on 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 March.

Valid from 08:14, Monday 30 January to 18:14, Thursday 31 August

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10:24 9 March 2023

Lower Hutt: Stop 9113 Queens Drive opposite Riddiford Gardens is temporarily closed untill further notice from Tuesday 14 February 2023

This stop is closed due to construction work nearby, we are expecting to reopen the stop early March. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

Valid from 09:47, Tuesday 14 February to 16:00, Saturday 8 April

13:53 22 February 2023

Worser Bay: Shelter to be removed from stop 7064 due to damage from dunes - from mid March

The dune is putting pressure on the structure and needs to be removed. After consultation, unfortunately there is no other location for a new shelter. A new shelter won't be installed in its place due to the maintenance requirements & the impact of building on the dune and its habitat.

Valid from 13:51, Sunday 12 March to 16:51, Friday 31 March

11:40 23 March 2023

Reduced capacity for some Upper Hutt & Taitā services between Wellington and Petone due to works at Petone station platform - February 27 to March 25

Due to essential works taking place at Petone's Northbound platform, some Northbound Upper Hutt and Taitā services will temporarily run with reduced capacity between Wellington and Petone to allow passengers to safely get off at Petone Station. You may wish to board Melling services to Petone.

Valid from 00:00, Monday 27 February to 23:59, Saturday 25 March

11:40 23 March 2023

Petone Station: Passengers travelling Wellington to Petone must exit from the front three carriages during works on platform - February 27 to March 25

Due to construction at Petone Station's northbound platform, Wairarapa Line passengers exiting at Petone Station must use the front 3 carriages to exit the train safely.

Valid from 00:00, Monday 27 February to 23:59, Saturday 25 March

16:51 27 February 2023

Wellington Station: School buses continue to stop outside law school when Stop A moves back to the bus interchange - from Sunday 5 March

Valid from 03:50, Sunday 5 March to 19:50, Friday 31 March

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13:42 10 March 2023

Seaview: All buses from Eastbourne heading towards Petone, Lower Hutt and Wellington detour, Bus stops closed, starts Monday 6 March

All buses from Eastbourne detour via Barnes St and Port Rd. All southbound services towards Eastbourne not affected. Temporary bus stop located on Port Road. Click on more information for map and bus stop closures

Valid from 05:00, Monday 6 March to 17:00, Friday 7 April

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