No loos, no wi-fi and little room: The replacement bus

Published on 11/04/2022 at 8:01 am.

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New Zealand is notorious for its lack of adequate public transport systems, especially in small towns and rural areas, but I expected more from the nation’s most popular and largest bus network.

On a recent trip from Blenheim to Christchurch for a weekend break, I felt comfortable in the knowledge that I could catch up on work online along the way as, according to InterCity’s booking website, “all InterCity branded buses offer free wi-fi, so you can stay connected during your trip”.

But this confidence was soon shattered when a replacement bus pulled up at the stop.

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