This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'NZ Bus Statistics'.

By email 
PO Box 11646 
Wellington 6142 
142 Wakefield St 
11 June 2012 
New Zealand 
T 04 384 5708 
File No: E/01/05/02 
F (04) 381 7775 
Jonathan Brewer 
[email address] 
Dear Mr Brewer 
Request for information (OIA 2012/055) 
I refer to your request for information dated 17 May 2012, which was received by Greater 
Wellington Regional Council (Greater Wellington) on 17 May 2012. You have requested the 
following information: 
For cancelled trips over the last three calendar years, please provide a spreadsheet detailing the 
days, departure times, routes, and reason for cancellation for each instance
Go Wellington and Valley Flyer services 
Enclosed is a set of spreadsheets detailing cancelled Go Wellington and Valley Flyer contracted bus 
services over the last three calendar years, including date, departure times, routes, and the reason for 
You will see that cancelled trips have accounted for no more than 0.7 percent, and as little as 0.1 
percent, of total scheduled trips per month since July 2011. 
Certain operational and scheduling information has been deleted from the spreadsheets on the basis 
that it is not relevant or does not fall within the scope of your request.   
Please note that there is some inconsistency in the terminology used to describe service failures, 
which is a result of different people using different reasoning when initially reporting the failure. An 
example is the use of ‘Other’ or ‘No driver’ to describe a series of trips missed due to an industrial 
Commercially operated bus services 
Information relating to commercially operated bus services (services not contracted to Greater 
Wellington) is not held by Greater Wellington. This includes the Airport Flyer, and routes 81, 83, 
84, 85, 110, 120, 32, 80, 90, 92, 93, 98, 99 as well as a number of school bus services.  

Information relating to commercial bus routes has been refused in accordance with section 17(g) of 
the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (the Act), as the information 
requested is not held by Greater Wellington. 
If you have any concerns with the decision(s) referred to in this letter, you have the right to request 
an investigation and review by the Ombudsman under section 27(3) of the Act. 
Yours sincerely 
Leigh-Anne Buxton 
General Manager, People & Capability 
DD: (04) 381 4133 
[email address]