Story: Country schooling

School bus, 1960s (3rd of 3)

School bus, 1960s

Although a smaller number of children were attending country schools by the 1960s, many still relied on the school bus service. This bus is passing through the township of Whataroa on the West Coast.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-7756-1-08-0140
Photograph by Gladys M. Goodall

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Wider options: 1900s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16505/school-bus-1960s (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008