“People & Buses: a New Zealand album” (3rd edition). ISBN 978-1-927329-12-2. NZD$10.00. Postage within NZ NZD $2.00 if purchased singly, free if purchased with any other book. Overseas postage charged at cost.
52 pages – 12 of which, including the covers, are in full colour. A5 format, staple bound.
Photographs of people and buses seen in a wide variety of contexts, organised by theme.
Buses and people interact in a wide variety of fascinating circumstances. The present booklet provides a small sample from a wide range of possible interactions. The assembled images range from 1915 up to the present. On show are remarkable changes in dress, and social custom, as well as in design and technology. To the extent possible, the photographs are grouped thematically in facing page pairs.
Tradesmen at work
Inside the depot
At the terminus
NZR Road Services drivers at work in the 1970s
Prams & pushchairs hung from the front
Touring the South Island
On the beach
Going open top
Posed for publicity
Queueing for the bus home
Pedestrians & trolleybuses in Auckland
Striking a pose