2012 NEWS archives


Friday, May 4th 2012

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Tuesday, January 17th 2012

With the Seven Seas Voyager due to arrive in the Port of Timaru on Thursday February 2nd, Timaru Taxis is working closely with Air Safaris in Lake Tekapo to ensure passengers and locals alike have every opportunity to view the beautiful sights of the Mackenzie Country from both the air and the ground.

Starting at the historic Landing Service Building, Timaru Taxis will take you on the 90 minute drive through the beautiful Mackenzie Country. Upon arrival in Lake Tekapo we will take you to Air Safaris base which is located 4km west of the Tekapo township. Air Safaris will continue your breath-taking tour with the Grand Traverse scenic flight, which is recognised as the premier Aoraki Mount Cook flight-seeing experience.

Please visit Air Safaris website for further information and pricing for the Grand Traverse scenic flight. Pricing for the scenic drive from Timaru to Lake Tekapo can be located under the "services" tab, or by clicking the link below.


Tuesday, January 10th 2012

Timaru Taxis would like to wish everyone all the best for the New Year and remind you that there’s lots of great events to enjoy over the summer months, such as the motor sport racing at the Timaru International motor raceway from the 19th - 20th January and the South Canterbury wine and food Festival on the 28th January at the Botanical Gardens.

If you don’t want the hassle of finding car parks – or maybe you want to enjoy a drink or two while at these events then call us at Timaru Taxis - we can get you there and home again safely.

Our fleet of 20 vehicles includes ..

  3 Mobility Maxi Vans
  2 6-Seater Mini Vans
  Eft-Pos in ALL vehicles


Timaru Taxis currently have three tour options available to you. You can stay local and take a quiet drive around the beautiful sights of Timaru, opt for a longer drive to Geraldine and Pleasant Point, or even venture as far as Lake Tekapo and Mt. Cook.     more ...


CAB T13     Hyuandai Elantra, 2003, 83,869 km     more ...

CAB T16     Toyota Camry, 2005, 240,736 km     more ...

CAB T18     Hyuandai Elantra, 2004, 84,027 km     more ...

CAB T19     Hyundai Sonata, 2003, 115,117 km     more ...

NB: The taxis listed on this site are available to purchase by negotiation from $25,000.