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Newsletters & Media Releases

Here you'll find an archive of our newsletters and media releases.

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Red Travel launches Kaikoura Express - 29 Sep 2017

Red Travel is launching a new daily service from Christchurch to Kaikoura.  KaikouraExpress aims to provide a quality service and increase frequency for commuters and visitors to the Kaikoura District and the wider Canterbury region. Read…

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Red Bus purchases Aaron Travel - 08 Nov 2016

Strong projected tourism growth is the key reason for Red Bus Ltd to purchase charter and tourism company Aaron Travel for an undisclosed sum. Read…

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New small neighbourhood buses - 31 May 2016

In a first for New Zealand, Red Bus Ltd will introduce new, smaller, more nimble and economical buses on some Christchurch neighbourhood bus routes in the next two months. Read…

Red Bus Charter newsletter June 2015 - 30 Jun 2016

Read our latest newsletter here. Read…

Red Travel Newsletter - June 2015 - 30 Jun 2016

Welcome to winter! Read…

Red Bus drivers use world-leading virtual reality driving simulator - 04 Jun 2015

Red Bus drivers have been training on world-leading virtual reality technology to prepare them ahead of using the new Christchurch Bus Interchange. Read…

Fewer accidents, better ride from driver improvement technology and training - 08 May 2015

– The accident rate for Christchurch’s Red Buses has fallen 40 per cent thanks to Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) training and new driver monitoring technology known as ‘telematics’.   Read…

Red Bus Charter newsletter March 2015 - 31 Mar 2015

Welcome to the new school year! Read…

Red Travel Launch - 12 Dec 2014

Red Bus launched their new coach service brand - Red Travel. Read…

Rebuild Newsletter - October 2014 - 04 Nov 2014

Spring is here and we think it’s a great time to get out and see some of the progress in central Christchurch. Read…

Oxford to City bus service trial success - 04 Nov 2014

The commuter bus service from Oxford to Christchurch, operated by Red Bus, started as a trial on 13 October has proven an early success with strong community support is now confirmed as a long term regular service. Read…

Oxford Bus Service commencing - 04 Nov 2014

Red Bus is starting a weekday commuter bus service from Oxford to Christchurch in response to local community requests. Read…

New commuter bus service being considered? - 05 Aug 2014

A new  commuter bus service from Oxford to Christchurch is being considered by Red Bus to help ease traffic congestion on Christchurch’s Northern Motorway. Read…

Rebuild Newsletter - July 2014 - 31 Jul 2014

We hope you are keeping warm this frosty winter? Read…

Oxford to Christchurch bus service? - 21 Jul 2014

Red Bus is looking for feedback from residents in the Oxford, Cust and Swannanoa areas on a proposal to run a week day service morning and evening commuter bus service from Oxford direct to the Christchurch city bus exchange. Read…

Christchurch’s new Rebuild Tour launched - 12 Aug 2013

Red Bus launched a new Christchurch Central City bus tour – titled The Christchurch Rebuild Tour on 31 July 2013. Read…

Media release for Red Bus tour launch - 31 Jul 2013

Christchurch’s new Rebuild Tour launched today. Read…

New Newsletter - 16 Jun 2013

This weekend Red Bus and Canterbury Museum gave a little back to the New Zealand Defence Force personnel who have been managing the access points to the central-city cordon on behalf of CERA and the Police since the February 2011 earthquake.  Read…

Young Christchurch Bus Driver Aims to Beat the Best - 26 Sep 2016

Liam Bentley has proven that youth can win over experience, ousting the local competition to win himself a place at the Tranzqual Bus Roadeo in Dunedin on the 26 September. Read…

Red Bus gifts Bus 612 to Ferrymead - 03 Sep 2010

Transport operator Red Bus will this Sunday gift its first MAN 202 bus to the Tramway Historical Society. Read…