Kōrero: Auckland places

Papatoetoe bus

Papatoetoe bus

For many decades a horse-drawn omnibus was the only form of public transport between Auckland and Papatoetoe. A motorised bus service began in the 1920s, but poor roads meant the passengers had to endure dust, pot holes and punctures. A smoother and quicker ride came in 1928 when the Great South Road was concreted.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: C-1053

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - South Auckland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16244/papatoetoe-bus (accessed 4 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016