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Your BUS SERVICE ON THE SHORE

Birkenhead Buses

As one of Auckland's oldest bus companies, Birkenhead Transport has grown along with Auckland. Almost 80 years on, it's a living testament to the North Shore's growth and rich heritage. A family business of 4 generations, we're proud of our service, staff and the community we serve.

Key areas we serve are Birkenhead, Birkdale, Beach Haven, Glenfield, Bayview and Highbury areas of the North Shore. We also link these suburbs with Takapuna, Albany, Ponsonby, Newmarket and both the Auckland and Massey University Campus on a regular basis.

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North Shore Bus Hire

Birkenhead Transport Ltd's Auckland bus hire service is just the ticket when you need to get large groups from A to B. Their modern fleet of modern, reliable and safe charter buses are affordable ready when you need it! Talk to them today about bus hire.

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The way it was!

Pensioner Passes

NZ'S FIRST PENSIONER CARD WAS LIKE GOLD

In 1961 Birkenhead Transport Ltd became the first bus company in New Zealand to introduce pensioner fares. The first day of issue saw the company office inundated with residents wanting to uplift their new pass.

The idea had come from a scheme that Charles Inwards had seen during a visit to Scotland and as the company was making a good profit due to the increased patronage, they decided to give something back to the community. 

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