Halcombe School is served by three bus runs:
Rd, Pryces Line, Reu Reu Rd, Makino Rd and Tokorangi Rd) Mornings and
(Stanway Rd, Makino
Rd & into Feilding) (Mangaone Rd included on Morning run). Mornings and Afternoons. Spaces
available (permanent seats and casual rides) for rural & Feilding
Road Bus (travels directly to Feilding on the main
Halcombe Road). Afternoons only. Spaces on this bus are
allocated. Please contact the Office for more information.
The Tokorangi and Stanway/Feilding bus runs also collect students from other schools,
including Feilding High School.
Safe pick-up/drop-off points for students
on these routes will be determined by the school bus controller
(Principal) and bus drivers.
Please contact the school for more details.
90 children use our school bus service each
the buses is a major task for the school, and we
need the co-operation of families to ensure
students travel safely and the buses remain on
Bus after School:
To catch the afternoon buses,
children line up outside Rooms 5 & 6 in designated bus
lines. The Bus Controller on duty to supervise. Senior students act as bus
monitors. Children must have their bus tickets or
passes ready for the driver (if applicable). All buses must leave school promptly
(usually by 3.05pm). Students may be allocated a permanent seat on the bus.
Drivers and bus monitors will report any
misbehaviour to the Principal. Children are not
allowed to eat, drink or use cellphones on the bus.
PLEASE notify the Office if your child is not on the
bus in the afternoon or there is a change to their
You MUST send a note to school
or phone the Office. It is not sufficient for
children to tell us at 3 o’clock that they are not
on the bus or their plans have changed. The bus
monitors do a great job but are sometimes searching for
children after 3 o'clock, only to find that they have
already been collected! The buses are on a very tight
schedule, so we would appreciate your support with this.
If we are in any doubt about the travel arrangements for
your child, we will keep them at school where they will
be supervised until collected.
Tokorangi Bus Route (same route morning &
School - Halcombe Road - Mingaroa Rd corner - Pryces Line
- Reu Reu Rd (bus turns at
last stop) - Makino Road - Tokorangi Road - back to school
run - first pick-up is at approx. 7.35am and students
arrive at Halcombe School by 8.15am.
leaves Halcombe School by 3.05pm. High School students
use a later bus service
Stanway/Feilding Bus Route
First run/"local run":
Halcombe School - Mangaone Road - Makino Road - Stanway Road
- back to school through
pick-up is at approx. 7.30am and students arrive at
Halcombe School by 8.15am.
run/"town run": Pick-up at
155 West Street
(by Feilding Squash Courts) at 8.30am approx.
(Students can also be collected from Feilding High School by
bus DOES NOT wait. Travels to Halcombe School via
Halcombe Road. Limited stops
en route. Arrives at
school by 8.45am.
ALL FEILDING STUDENTS USE THIS
BUS IN THE MORNING.
School - Stanway Road - Makino Road - into Feilding to
Street stop (returns to Halcombe on the high school
run). Afternoon run
does not include Mangaone
Road. Collection of students from North Street stop is a
family responsibility. Arrives in Feilding at 3.30pm
3. Main Road Bus (afternoons only):
This bus service takes Feilding students directly to town, along the main
Halcombe Road, leaving Halcombe School at 3.05pm and
dropping them at the 48 North Street stop at 3.20pm
approx. Spaces on this bus are allocated. Please contact the Office for more information.
Bus Tickets & Passes
There is a
charge for all students traveling to/from Feilding.
Stanway/Feilding Bus students use a 10-trip ticket
(currently $8.00 each).
Casual rides are 80c each. Main Road Bus students
purchase a term pass ($80 each paid in advance).
Children must carry their tickets/passes every time they
catch the bus. These will be checked by the drivers.
Students can purchase bus tickets, casual rides &
Main Road passes at the school
Office before 8.55am and at lunchtimes. No credit is
available. Families can also pay online to the school's
bank account 01 0625 0106729 00. Please e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org to notify us of your
The Tokorangi bus service is provided by
Coachlines Manawatu, 06 355 4955;
The Stanway/Feilding & Main Road bus services (and the afternoon High
School run for Tokorangi) is provided by
06 356 4896;