Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Special rugby trains from Auckland to Hamilton

KiwiRail media release

Special rugby trains from Auckland to Hamilton

Rugby fans struggling to find hassle free transport from Auckland to Hamilton for the match games at Waikato Stadium, can catch one of the special trains KiwiRail will have operating.

"KiwiRail is offering ticketholders who are going to see the All Blacks play Japan, Samoa play Wales or Fiji play Wales an easy and comfortable way to get to and from the game," says KiwiRail's TranzScenic Manager Tom Evers-Swindell.

Coach transfers will be available to and from the stadium, and ticket prices will range from $60 to $90 return for an adult and $39 to $59 for a child The trains will stop at Ellerslie, Newmarket, The Strand, Glen Innes, Middlemore, Manurewa, Papakura, Pukekohe and Huntly before arriving in Hamilton in plenty of time for each game.

"With accommodation and parking at a premium for these games, the train will be a convenient and comfortable way to travel to and from Auckland.

"Rugby fans will be able to enjoy spacious seating in warm comfortable carriages with plenty of room to move around the train. They will also be able to purchase light refreshments and beverages from the café carriage.

"After the game, the train will be departing from Hamilton and returning via the same stops to Auckland," says Mr Evers-Swindell

Bookings for the trains can be made on the KiwiRail website at www.tranzscenic.co.nz , by phoning 0800 TRAINS (0800 872 467) or contact any KiwiRail travel agent.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Criminalising Of Rap Music


For black youth in America, there can be only three ways out of the ghetto: athletics, music or drug dealing. And for every individual who succeeds in making it out, dozens more attach themselves to their celebrity crews in order to bask in the reflected glory, and partake of the lifestyle. And what rap musician can afford to turn their back entirely on the ‘hood, when staying street and staying real is what their audience demands of them..?
More>>



 
 



Crime: Govt Helps Protect Shops From Ram Raids

The Government is providing further support to help Police protect small businesses affected by a spike in ram raids, Minister of Police Poto Williams says... More>>


Government: Investment Boosts Coastal Shipping In Aotearoa
New Zealand is a step closer to a more resilient, competitive, and sustainable coastal shipping sector following the selection of preferred suppliers for new and enhanced coastal shipping services, Transport Minister Michael Wood has announced today... More>>


Government: New Zealand To Stay At Orange For Now
With New Zealand expecting to see Omicron cases rise during the winter, the Orange setting remains appropriate for managing this stage of the outbreak, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said today... More>>


Government: Independent Panel Appointed To Review Electoral Law
Justice Minister Kris Faafoi today announced appointments to the independent panel that will lead a review of New Zealand’s electoral law. “This panel, appointed by an independent panel of experts... More>>


Trade: Prime Minister To Visit United States
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is leading a trade mission to the United States this week as part of the Government’s reconnection strategy to support export growth and the return of tourists post COVID-19... More>>


National: Jacqui Dean To Retire From Parliament In 2023

Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean has announced that she will not be seeking re-election at the 2023 election. “I have advised the President and Leader of the National Party that I have decided not to put my name forward... More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels