October 14, 2015
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Inside this issue Link Crescent deal Developer lined up for Link Crescent land
New focus for RSA Name change heralds new direction for local RSA
Silverdale School Year 6 student Emma Gravestock and her lamb Daisy are handsdown winners in the “so cute” category. (see story p 11)
New Coast bus service rolls out Bus passengers on the Hibiscus Coast will be make transport history this become the first to ride on the new bus network for Auckland. Auckland Transport Metro general off-peak times. manager Mark Lambert says it is a Local buses will run twice as often bold step to re-design a bus network between Whangaparaoa and Orewa. from the ground up. There will be a new service for Mr Lambert says that for the Hibiscus Millwater, and new trial services for Coast, the new service will deliver Arkles Bay and to the Gulf Harbour improvements to frequency and ferry and Shakespear Regional Park. access, promising to cut up to 30 Local buses will connect with the minutes off a journey from Silverdale Northern Express at the Hibiscus to the city centre or North Shore in Coast Bus Station and Park and Ride.
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Transfers will be timed to connect through a ‘pulse’ network, where buses are scheduled to arrive together and then all depart at the same time. This will allow passengers to transfer between services with a short waiting time. The building of the station and a continued page 2
Meet Destination Orewa’s new chairperson, Shane Hartley
Halloween event Plunket holds Halloween disco for young ones in Orewa
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