Kiwi coaches has grown over the last 15 years from 5 buses to 300 plus, 1 staff member to now 30 drivers, 5 workshop mechanics, 4 Customer service total 39 team members, based on good customer service, quality transport and customer focused drivers, Lead by owner Calvin West "Westy"
Calvin West, Westy as he is known by all, is supported by his wife Kate who makes sure he goes to work daily with the right sustenance to last the days pressures. Calvin has been involved with the Bus & Coach business for over 20 years and came into the business originally by assisting the first owner Rob Harris as his financial advisor, then after a period managing Kiwi Coaches, Calvin decided to purchase the business and has never looked back since, continuing his drive to expand provide great customer service and work for local community. His early life in Kaitaia/ Awanui and wife Kate’s Dalmation background ensures great interaction with IWI and community.
A sports fanatic who played for Northland in Rugby & cricket at regional competitions, he supports the Warriors, the All Blacks, the Breakers, Auckland Blues, touch Rugby, Auckland Baabaas, and Celebrity Touch rugby in Whakatane. Kiwi Coaches is a sponsor of local sports teams as well.
Every day our fleet of school buses moves 4000 passenger movements to and from 20 approx Auckland schools plus does school charter work. The School service is easy with our Bus cards that are pre paid and allow students to travel safely and ensure they get to and from school every day and parents pay for the costs each term. The GPS tracking of each bus allows the Kiwi coach office to monitor where each school bus is on the run and what students are on the bus registering them as they get on the bus. All of our drivers are background checked and meet all requirements for safe handling of students.
Full health & safety procedures and policies
Kiwi Coaches’ Tour Business is expanding fast. Large coaches provide a very comfortable ride. Our tour coaches pick up and drop off at Auckland airport and hotels and take overseas visitors to Rotorua, Hobbiton, Taranaki, ski fields, South Island and Auckland city tours. We can help you build itineraries to suit your visitor requirements and […]
Kiwi Coaches has a fast growing Charter business. Many school groups use our coaches for transport around Auckland. Many sports teams hold regular bookings for our coaches. Charter groups are extremely happy with our drivers and coaches. Shelley Harris, reception at Lynfield College, writes “just a note to let you know how happy the teacher […]
From now on, parents of children using school buses can pay their invoices online using the new website app on the School Bus page. All school buses are GPS tracked so our office knows the location of the school bus on its run and timing, and what kids are on each bus trip. SKIDS school […]