“Gibsons Motors Ltd: A Pictorial History of Taranaki’s Famous Bus & Coach Operator” by Clive Otway & Sean Millar. ISBN 978-0-908726-62-2. NZD $15.00. Postage within NZ NZD $3.00 if purchased singly, free if purchased with any other book. Overseas postage charged at cost.
A4 format, staple bound, 44 pages, 12 of which are printed in full colour.
A well-illustrated history of a much-admired Taranaki-based bus and coach operator.
Principal towns served: New Plymouth (headquarters), Stratford, Hawera, Opunake, Te Kuiti, Hamilton, Auckland.
Principal chassis types: Bedford OB, Bedford OWB, Bedford SBG, Bedford SB3, Bedford VAM, Bedford YRT, Ford V8, Seddon IV, White (various models).
Principal body suppliers: Crawley Ridley & Co, Eaddy & Taylor, New Zealand Motor Bodies (NZMB).
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