Bus cancellations in Auckland remain at record levels, Stuff reports. But it’s a shortage of up to 500 driver which is replacing Covid-19 as the main cause. Auckland Transport said operators were recruiting new drivers, but others continued to leave. Bus service cancellations in Auckland reached a record 2185 on Friday August 19, 2022. Ferry services by the largest operator, Fullers360, were also stretched with the company around 12 three-four member crews short.