Auckland Transport’s (AT) recently announced that weekend ferry services between Pine Harbour and Downtown will become a permanent fixture, Times reports. It will be a welcome delight for Pohutukawa Coast locals after years of anticipation and hope. A weekend ferry service would allow people from Maraetai, Beachlands and Pine Harbour areas to enjoy a faster, easier and more direct journey to the city centre – an endeavour that the community has been striving for since the region began to grow.