Story: Coaches and long-distance buses

A southern tour

In this 1963 film clip, ‘a cheery coachful speeds south’ from Christchurch at the start of an extensive tour of the southern South Island, in a Mount Cook coach. Many coach companies ran tours for domestic and overseas tourists.

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Reference: South Island by coach. National Film Unit, 1963

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Jane Tolerton, 'Coaches and long-distance buses - Long-distance buses: 1940s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/20941/a-southern-tour (accessed 11 August 2022)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010