Bus Information

Bus Information 2024

Next year our school bus operator is changing. Our new school bus operator is Go Bus.

To make sure that the start of the school year goes as smoothly as possible, please familiarise yourself with the information below.

If your child takes a bus to school please complete this form for our records

As always, please either stay with your children while they are waiting for their school transport in the morning or keep in contact with them to make sure that they are picked up safely.

Responsibility of caregivers

To ensure a safe environment for bus loading and unloading, caregivers should:

  • not park in bus stop
  • adhere to the speed limit (20 km/h while passing a stationary school bus on either side of the road)
  • try to eliminate the need for children to cross the road
  • ensure that children get to and from the bus stop safely
  • teach children to not run across the road

School bus routes and bus stop information

(Provided by Go Bus)

Route 15 – Lake Tarawera

Leaving Tarawera at 07.50am. Return from Brent Road at 3.05pm

Alexander Rd, Spencer Rd, Okareka Loop Rd, Tarawera Rd, Selwyn Rd, Isles Rd, Warwick Dr, Morey St, Brent Road

Eligibility for school transport assistance

The Ministry of Education has three criteria that students must meet in order to qualify for school transport assistance. They are:

  • The student must attend their closest state or state-integrated school
  • The student must live more 3.2 Km from the school
  • There must be no suitable public transport options

The Ministry of Education has a handy video on their website that helps explains the eligibility criteria for school transport assistance.

Please note: if you currently have a private arrangement with your bus operator, you will need to contact your bus operator to confirm that your arrangement will continue in 2023.

Rotorua Bus

Rotorua Urban Bus Information

Bee Cards

RLHS Charter Bus

RLHS ask all prospective users of this service to contact RLHS directly on office@rotorualakes.school.nz for up to date bus information and costs.

School transport queries

If you have any queries about our school transport, please contact office@mokoia.school.nz


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