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Have It All – ride MAXX to the Foo Fighters

ARTA Media Release
29 April 2008


Have It All – ride MAXX to the Foo Fighters

On Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 May, Aucklanders heading to Vector Arena to see the Foo Fighters take to the stage can leave the car at home and catch a MAXX bus, train or ferry to the concert.

Vector Arena is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Britomart Transport Centre and the Downtown Ferry Terminal. A regular timetable will be operating for all buses, trains and ferries travelling to Britomart, and normal fares will apply.

The Link bus, which stops on Beach Road close to Vector Arena, is a good way to get to the concert. Passengers can catch The Link from various locations around the CBD, Parnell, Newmarket, Karangahape Road and Ponsonby. The cash fare is $1.60 one way.

Fans are advised to allow plenty of time to get to Vector Arena in time for the show.

Additional train services will be operating on both Monday and Tuesday night after the concert finishes. On the Southern and Eastern Lines, a train will depart Britomart for Papakura (via Glen Innes) at 11.55pm and for Otahuhu (via Ellerslie) at 11.50pm. On the Western Line, a train will depart Britomart for Waitakere at 11.52pm.

Fans heading home to the North Shore can catch an additional ferry to Devonport at 12am (midnight).

Foo Fighters fans planning to use public transport to and from the concert can get more information from MAXX on (09) 366 6400 or at www.maxx.co.nz

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