Story: Public transport

Travelling to work

Travelling to work

The 2006 census asked New Zealanders who went to work that day how they got there. This graph show the result by region. Wellington was clearly the train and bus commuter centre, while Nelson was the area where the largest percentage of the population biked, jogged or walked to work.

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How to cite this page:

Adrian Humphris, 'Public transport - Passenger trends', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/22534/travelling-to-work (accessed 21 February 2020)

Story by Adrian Humphris, published 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016