Bus service along the West Coast suspended as summer season starts

Published on 27/10/2022 at 2:22 pm.

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Tourists hoping to catch a bus along the West Coast will need to find a different mode of transport as the InterCity Bus Service for the region parks up. InterCity is suspending its service from Nelson to Queenstown along the West Coast from the end of October as government funding used to keep it running through Covid comes to an end.

With not enough tourists yet in the country the bus company says it can't afford to run a “loss making” service.

The move has been labelled "devastating" by Westland Mayor Helen Lash, who said it would further hit the region’s already suffering tourism destinations.

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