Reduced service during Union Meeting - 22 February

Wellington City: Some routes suspended during union meeting

9:30am to 2pm, Wednesday 22 February

Check before travelling. We recommend making other travel arrangements or delaying travel, if possible.


Unionised members of Metlink bus operator NZ Bus, will be attending their annual union meeting on this day, affecting some routes in Wellington City, Lower Hutt, and Eastbourne. 


Metlink bus routes in Kāpiti, Upper Hutt, Porirua and the Wairarapa are unaffected by the meeting. 


Metlink General Manager Samantha Gain said off peak bus passengers travelling on 22 February should “plan ahead or consider delaying their travel if possible.” 


“Metlink fully supports union members attending this important meeting. While it takes place, we’d be grateful for our passengers’ patience and understanding.” 


“We will be keeping in touch with our operator on the day and passengers will be kept updated on the day, including if services begin to resume early, through our website and app,” Ms Gain added.  

Affected routes

Routes 2, 3, 12, 14, 18, 20, 21, 22, 30x, 33, 34, 83, 84.

Map of routes affected [PNG, 130 KB]