Story: Country towns

Bulls puns

Bulls puns

Some country towns have sought to appeal to passing motorists by highlighting a special feature which might ‘put them on the map’. Bulls in the Manawatū has made a feature of its name with punning signs. The greengrocer becomes ‘veget-a-bull’, the pub describes itself as ‘full-as-a-bull’, and the medical centre, pictured here, is ‘cure-a-bull’.

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Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - New developments, 1990 onward', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 February 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008