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Amberley – Christchurch commuter town!

September 13, 2011 by


A long-planned housing development in Amberley is about to get underway, which could eventually double the population of the North Canterbury town (presently about 1400 residents). The new development, dubbed the “Rolleston of North Canterbury” will create 500 to 600 sections, and include a $30 million shopping centre. Like many other residential developments around greater […]

Region misses out on bus services

June 19, 2011 by


With all the events of recent months it has been easy for some news items to pass by unnoticed. One of these was the decision by Redbus to discontinue its Amberley commuter bus service. Of course, this was a trial service in the first place so the decision made was to not turn it into a […]

Amberley shuttle service is go

December 31, 2010 by


A new Redbus shuttle service between Amberley and the City is to begin from 31 January 2011. It will be trialled for three months, with a review in April. This follows a similar Darfield service introduced by Redbus earlier in 2010. The service will depart from Amberley at 7.15 am weekday mornings arriving at the City exchange […]

Red Bus Considering Amberley Service

June 3, 2010 by


Hot on the heals of their new Darfield trial service, Red Bus is considering introducing a regular commuter bus service between Amberley and Christchurch. Currently Red Bus are conducting a survey to understand the demand for such a service, which would operate Amberley-Pegasus Town-Kaiapoi-CBD (Direct). I have to say, I really like the survey questions, much better than what […]