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How do I know if I am Eligible?

Students that attend Pukekohe High School are able to catch the bus. If they live further than 4.8km away from Pukekohe High School.

It could be free (See below).

Check to see if you meet the distance requirement by entering your address onto this page.

What Bus do I catch?

Here are a list of where each bus stops and when. Click on the bus route PDF below.

Pukekohe MOE Runs

Route Maps

Routes:
Paparimu F1 Ararimu F2Bombay F3 Pokeno F4Buckland F5 Waiau Pa F6Mauku F7 Helvetia F8Patumahoe F9 Ramarama F10  Puni F11
Students catching buses F1, F2, F4F5 at the end of the day can catch them at the back of the school (John street gate).
All other buses will make pickups at the front of the school on Harris street.

Buses leave at 3:30pm on Wednesdays and 3:35pm all other weekdays.

Students need to be at these locations EARLY to ensure they DO NOT MISS THEIR BUS.

How Much Do I Have To Pay?

Students that meet the minimum distance requirement of 4.8km will be eligible for free transport on the bus service, provided there is not an alternative school closer to their home that they could be attending.Otherwise a cost of $100 per term (or $350 per year, if paid by 1 February) will have to be paid to Murphys Buses.
Students that meet the above requirement but have to be driven a distance of 2.8km in order to get to the closest bus pickup point could also be reimbursed the cost of petrol used. see conveyance allowance.

Application For Transport Assistance Form

Have to drive to catch the bus?

You may be eligible to get the money you spend on petrol back if you have to transport your kids more than 2.8km to the nearest bus pickup point. (Provided you meet the eligibility criteria.)
If you feel that this is the case you can apply for conveyance allowance here with more information available here.
Forms should be returned to the school front office so that section B can be completed by us.

Behaviour

Students who travel on a bus may continue to do so while they behave in a reasonable and safe manner. An outline of what expected behaviour looks like can be found in the document Student Behaviour.
Student Behaviour
If a student fails to comply with expected behaviours they may be asked to sign a code of conduct form and have to adhere to the terms therein. See a copy of the code of conduct below.
Code Of Conduct

Who do I talk to?

Any questions about buses should be directed to the acting bus controller
Mrs Yeomans.
Phone 09 237-0117
Payment should be directed to Murphy Buses.

Auckland Office 11 Heb Place, Takanini
PO Box 72 599, Papakura
Auckland 2244
Phone: 09 268 6620
Fax: 09 268 6623
Email: quote@murphybuses.co.nz

News & Events

Wednesday Bell Time Change
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2021 Centenary
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Daily Notices

Meetings

  • Hotel Management Course School Hols
    Pacific International Hotel Management School Limited - Career Week provides any year 12 or 13 student in New Zealand with the opportunity to experience PIHMS, our culture, lifestyle, education, training to see if this is where your future lies. Explore first-hand the world of hospitality, tourism and hotel management at PIHMS before making the right decision. If you are interested in a career in hotel management and would like to find out more about the Career Week please come to the Careers Centre.
  • Choir
    Choir rehearsal, Friday lunch in the blue room.
  • Moneyhub
    MoneyHub has published a money guide for students to give you the tools and information so you can develop a great relationship with money. Check it out here: https://www.moneyhub.co.nz/money-in-a-nutshell.html
  • Tennis Champions
    Congratulations to our PHS Tennis Champions. Senior Girls Champion Benika Vandermeer, Runnerup Briar Warren Senior Boys Champion Sam Shaw, Runnerup Cohen Brady-Leathem Intermediate Girls Champion Jessica Nepia, Runnerup Drew McKenzie Intermediate Boys Champion Ronnie Woods, Runnerup Ben Fausett Junior Girls Champion Abby McCort, Runnerup Kate Shaw Junior Boys Champion Leif Cornu, Runnerup Scott Thompson
  • Rugby Official Weigh In
    An Official Weigh In will take place this Friday (09/04) at Interval (11:10am). All students who wish to play U60kg and U70kg MUST attend this weigh in. This weigh in is compulsory and will lock you in your team for the year. No weigh in, No play!
  • Girls Rugby 2021
    There will be a Girls Rugby session happening on Tuesdays every week after school (3:35pm-5pm) on PHS Top Field for all Girls who are interested in rugby in 2021. Bring your rugby gear, mouthguard and boots.
  • Rugby Registrations 2021
    Rugby Registrations for the 2021 Season are now OPEN! You can register online via this link: https://www.sporty.co.nz/pukekohehigh/Junior-Player-Registration-Form/tab1 Register NOW!

BYOD for Learning

With the resurfacing of COVID in our region and changes in
Alert Levels causing students to continue their learning from home, having a
reliable device at home to access online learning, remain connected with
teachers, and receive feedback about their work makes 
BYOD more essential than
ever.

Click here for a reminder of our BYOD recommendations.