Kōrero: Wellington region

No. 1 trolley bus

No. 1 trolley bus

When Wellington city’s trolley bus service ended in 2017, it was the last in New Zealand. The service began in 1924 between Thorndon and Kaiwharawhara – this is the first bus, outside the Kaiwharawhara post office. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/2-045571; G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13149/no-1-trolley-bus (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Aug 2015