Souter’s New Zealand launch
ManaBus.com, part of Stagecoach founder Sir Brian Souter’s Souter Investments empire, has launched a new express city to city coach service in New Zealand. With five express routes initially serving nine destinations in the North Island, the operation is offering tickets starting from $1 plus a $1 booking fee with no hidden costs. Destinations covered will include Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Tauranga, Wellington and Whangarei. A new fleet of luxury double deck coaches is to be used.