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Climb aboard and read about the history of the bus and coach industries in New Zealand, from rickety charabancs to the sleek buses and comfortable coaches cruising the highways of present-day Godzone. Climb aboard - and kindly move down the back.
For half a century electric trams carried people around the main cities of New Zealand. They were the link between home and the outside world. This portfolio of photographs gives a graphic close-up look at life in these urban centres 50 years ago.
Sit back and enjoy the ride while Graham Hutchins takes us on a journey of discovery around New Zealand describing a dozen unique train journeys. For all you rail buffs this book includes little-known historical information and exciting photographs.
This pictorial album depicts the contemporary urban bus scene in New Zealand’s largest city. Readers will be able to enjoy full-page photographs of a wide cross-section of the buses that run in Auckland.
An illustrated history of the birth and evolution of the tramcar in New Zealand. Graham Stewart provides the reader with photographs and ephemera that chronicle the passing parade of these classic vehicles as the streets of New Zealand changed.
This book looks at the ordinary New Zealander’s experience of rail and the ways railways shaped our country. Neil Atkinson explores rail history from the pioneering days through the long ‘golden age’.
This book tells of the history behind the Auckland Harbour Ferries. Balderston gives the reader detailed accounts of the various ferries that traversed the harbours and talks of the motor buses that replaced them.
This book gives readers a stunning portrayal of the redevelopment of the Britomart. Featuring over 200 photographs it details the rich visual celebration of the rebirth of a vital part of Auckland’s waterfront heritage.
This story of the evolution of Auckland’s public transport tells us not just of the various types of vehicles that has traversed the roads, tracks, and waterways; but also of the development of the city since early colonial times.
With so much to see and do in Auckland, where would one begin to explore the largest city in New Zealand? This book includes 50 essential sights with easy to follow visitor information, a central city map, and beautiful illustrations.
This book is a guide to some of the hidden places of Auckland, accessible by car or public transport, where locals walk and relax. Diana Balham has given a quirky description of 70 hidden gems that has something special about them.
This handy and informative guide details 150 easily accessible places to visit around Auckland. Each site has information on how to get there, available facilities, and a detailed interpretation of features of interest. Get out and travel Auckland!
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