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Minimise pre-race jitters – MAXX to Round the Bays

ARTA Media Release
12 March 2008


Minimise pre-race jitters – ride MAXX to Round the Bays

On Sunday 16 March, Aucklanders participating in the HSBC Round the Bays can travel the easy way and catch public transport to the starting line on Quay St, which is just a short walk from the Britomart Transport Centre and the Downtown Ferry Terminal.

Additional train services on all three lines, and normal bus and ferry services will be operating. Regular fares will apply for all services.

A special bus service (operated by NZ Bus) will run between St Heliers/Kohimaramara and the Auckland CBD. Bus services will operate from Goldie St/Tamaki Drive in St Heliers between 7am and 8.30am, picking up passengers at the corner of Averill Avenue/Tamaki Drive and then travelling directly to the Round the Bays starting line.

After the run, return buses depart from the corner of Tamaki Drive/Auckland Rd from 11am to 2.30pm, travelling directly to the start line.

The special buses cost $2 per person each way. Please note that there is limited space for prams and trundlers on the buses.

To accommodate the event, the following roads will be closed on Sunday 16 March:
- Quay Street from Tangihua Street to the Strand (5am to 6am)
- Quay Street from Lower Albert Street to the Strand (6am to 10.30am)
- Tamaki Drive from the Strand to Goldie Street (6am to 11.30am)

Because of these road closures bus services using these roads will be diverted. There will be signs at the affected bus stops to advise passengers of their nearest alternative stop. Bus services will return to their normal routes once Tamaki Dr has been reopened to traffic.

Aucklanders can get more information about public transport services to and from Round the Bays and about bus diversions from MAXX on (09) 366 6400 or at www.maxx.co.nz

For more information on the HSBC Round the Bays visit www.roundthebays.co.nz


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