Story: Country schooling

School bus, 1940s (2nd of 3)

School bus, 1940s

Children and their teacher board the school bus at Denniston on the West Coast in 1944. Sole-charge teachers often had to drive the bus at the beginning and end of each day.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-001324; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

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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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Wider options: 1900s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16504/school-bus-1940s (accessed 19 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008