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Information on Marsden Karori School Bus Services
Marsden and Metlink run bus services from the Wellington suburbs to Marsden and return. The buses arrive and depart from the Vera Street entrance. Younger children can be buddied with an older student travelling on the same bus. Please speak to your child’s teacher to arrange this.
There is a duty teacher who monitors the children as they leave Marsden at the end of the day. The buses depart at 3:40pm.
Resources:
Bus# To Marsden from
673 Churton Park, Broadmeadows & Ngaio
674 * Khandallah, Ngaio & Wilton
678 Moa Point & Seatoun
677 * Island Bay, Kingston & Kelburn
670 Kilbirnie, Roseneath & Wilton
Bus# From Marsden to
671 * Wellington Station
672 * Wilton, Wadestown & Courtenay Place
675 Ngaio, Broadmeadows & Churton Park
665 * Oriental Bay, Kilbirnie, Miramar, Seatoun & Moa Point
677 * Island Bay, Kingston & Kelburn
All timetables
Metlink website
* Marsden only buses
For other details phone Metlink on (04) 801 7000. This is a free telephone enquiry service which operates 24hrs, 7 days with the exception of Christmas Day. If you live outside the Wellington free call area, you can also contact Metlink on 0800 801 7000.

Shuttle Service
We also operate school shuttle services from Eastbourne and Seatoun. The Eastbourne route varies according to students’ needs and runs along The Esplanade to Petone then up to Karori. It is scheduled to arrive at school by 8.15am. If you are interested in this option please contact our parent in charge of this service, Cath Nindon 021 471 078 or email cath.nind@xtra.co.nz 
We operate the Marsden School Van in Seatoun andMiramar and the route for this door to door service variesaccording to students’ needs. It is scheduled to arriveat school by 8.15am. Please contact Jo Sherlock if you would like more information about this option. Jo can be contacted on 476 8792 Ext.832 or email jo.sherlock@marsden.school.nz

Snapper Cards
A Snapper card is great for students travelling on public transport. 


Snapper Green
Snapper Green CardPrimary students can get a green Snapper card from Snapper providers, which has a travel discount applied entitling them to child fare discounts on public transport.


Snapper enabled Student ID

Snapper card

All Year 7–13 students are issued with a Snapper enabled Student ID card when they start at Marsden. There is a cost of $20 for the card which is updated every two years.Lost cards can be replaced for $20. If your daughter loses her ID card or is experiencing problems with her card please contact the school office on 476 8707.
Please register your Snapper online snapper.co.nz by creating a Snapper account so you can view your transaction summary and type of concession. The card can be topped up at dairies and other Snapper providers.

Note: Users must remember to tag on entering the bus AND tag off when leaving the bus to avoid penalty charges.
For further information visit snapper.co.nz