New Plymouth City Transport

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Records for the New Plymouth City Transport Department. Records include ledgers recording bus ticket sales, statistics on revenue and passengers, tender documents for various automobiles and bus timetables and signs.
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  Box 1


Folder. New Plymouth City Transport, tender documents – alloy bus body, 1977-1978.

Folder. New Plymouth City Transport, specifications and blueprints for steel bus body, 1978.

Folder. New Plymouth City Council, contract for two omnibus bodies from Stratford Motor Body Builders for $59,750.00, 1978.

Colour drawing on card. 220mm x 370mm. Bus seat with advertising.

Newspaper clipping. ‘From Wagonette to Diesel Bus’, New Plymouth Star 14 March 1985.

Bus timetable. New Plymouth District Transport, 1990.

Measured drawings, 42 omnibus. 3 sheets. 23 February 1966.

Folder. Tender documents for supplying bus chassis from British Leyland, 1971.


$10 Reward for information leading to conviction of anyone damaging or disfiguring this bus! Please assist in protecting your property. Size: 220mm (H) x 414mm (W). Undated.

Bus service for statutory and public holidays; information. Size: 205mm (H) x 317mm (W). Undated.

Children under 3yrs of age will be carried free when accompanied by and in the charge of an adult. Children 15 years of age & over must pay adult fares. Size: 201mm (H) x 317mm (W). Undated.

School pupils please vacate your seat if Adults standing. Size: 203mm (H) x 316mm (W). Undated.

The consumption of food, ice cream, or fish & chips on this bus is prohibited. Smoking on this bus is prohibited. 201mm (H) x 317mm (W). Undated.

See New Plymouth by sight-seeing bus tour. Over 20 miles of interesting scenic route. Trip takes 2 ½ hours. Size: 210mm (H) x 506mm (W). Undated.

Fitzroy – Smart Road bus timetable. Size: 482mm (H) x 203mm (W). May 1978.

Brooklands – Route 1 bus timetable. Size: 482mm (H) x 203mm (W). May 1978.

Frankleigh Park – Ferndale – Route 4 & 10 bus timetable. Size: 482mm (H) x 203mm (W). May 1978.

Vogeltown-Rata St Route 3-5 bus timetable. Size: 482mm (H) x 203mm (W). May 1978.

Westown – Hurdon Route bus timetable. Size: 482mm (H) x 203mm (W). May 1978.

Spotswood – Port Route 8-12-13 bus timetable. Size: 482mm (H) x 203mm (W). May 1978.

Fitzroy – Port – Spotswood bus timetable. Size: 728mm (H) x 227mm (W). July 1975. (Folded)

Hurdon – Weston Route 14 and Omata Road Routes 6 and 7 bus timetable. Size: 432mm (H) x 229mm (W). July 1975.

Merrilands Route 9-11-15 bus timetable. Size: 383mm (H) x 204mm (W). May 1978.

New Plymouth District Transport Fare Schedule Operative from 1 July 1990. 203mm (H) x 431mm (W).

Port-Fitzroy Route No. 13. These buses travel direct to Port and Fitzroy. Size: 200mm (H) x 320mm (W).

Change in fare prices. 2 signs for each year – 21 July 1975, 28 July 1977, 24 July 1978, 30 April 1979, 1 April 1980, 3 August 1981, 7 May 1984. Size: 203mm (H) x 431mm (W).

Buses showing Huatoki Road run via Vogeltown. Size: 77mm (H) x 356mm (W). Undated.

  Box 2

City Transport Services, ticket register, February 1956 – May 1964.

City Transport Services, ticket register, May 1964 – March 1973.

  Box 3

Register. Passenger and Revenue Daily Record, August 1956 – March 1965.

Register. New Plymouth City Transport Services, Daily Record (amount of revenue and passengers on omnibus and trolley bus, including a monthly summary), April 1965 – September 1974.

Account book, 1975-1976.

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