Hino BX341 and Ford N1117 Buses

The Hino BX341 and the Ford N1117 are the same chassis. 24 chassis were constructed as Fords and 66 as Hino. However Hino over sold their quota of production and 10 of the Ford chassis were sold as Hino BX341. 5.8m wheelbase, 6.5 litre Hino EH700 diesel engine. These chassis were a mix of front-mounted and mid-engine design,

The buses on this site are actively tracked. The last registration record search was 9 Januaary 2012.

Ford N1117

Atkinson & Dossett Ltd

Pleasant Point

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
21SLHZDT167851/4/85LY2028 ....H&H B47F

Batchelor Coachlines


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
14SLHZDT167844/6/86MM4467 Go-bus Transport Ltd, Hamilton.MM446730/7/93Designline C45F 
Harker's Passenger Services Ltd, Waiuku.MM44675/10/99  
Information not available MM446722/12/10reg on hold 11 

Bluff Motors Ltd

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
19SLHZDY1517316/2/84LM6723 Murphy Buses (I, N & T Murphy), Thames.LM67237/2/95 CWI B49F 
Murphy Buses Ltd, ThamesM55UL578015/5/98  

Dobson Motors

Te Kuiti

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
1SLHZFG3666326/9/85MJ6603 ....CWI 

Edwards Passenger Service


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
9SLHZEB167869/4/86LT1458 A G Brougham Buses Ltd1LT145818/4/96Demac 49 seats 
Murphy Buses Ltd, ThamesS6LT14581/6/07  
R M Ngapera, Clevedon LT14587/9/07Reg on hold 07 

Greyhound Buses Ltd

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
49SLHZDY1517215/11/83LI42 Tranzit (Greyhound Buses Ltd)349LI4224/7/95Micanta B49F
J L & S Hakaraia, Palmerston North LI4227/1/09reg on hold 

Madge Coachlines

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
623SLHZER195351986MT5366 No LTSA record...MMB 

Mid-Canterbury Transport

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
26SLHZDY151741/10/84LQ9890 Windwhistle Motors Ltd, Methven?LQ98906/11/97Micanta C45F  
Windwhistle Motors, Methven?RO63315/6/06M H & B L Hardy
S K Leigh, Dunsandel RO63318/12/07Reg on hold 08 
E J Briggs, Christchurch RO6339/2/09Movan 
Information not available RO63325/3/10Movan 

Mount Cook N1117

This bus was built for use on the Bay of Islands to Cape Reinga service of Mt Cook (Northland) Ltd. These vehicles had to operate along 90 Mile Beach. Hawke Hunter Body

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
8SLHZDT1678317/12/84LK9210 Fullers Northland, Paihia64LK92107/12/88. 
Fullers Cruises Northland Ltd, Paihia64LK921015/9/89. 
Fullers Cruises Northland Ltd, Paihia64PU408025/10/91. 
Bus & Coach Services, Ashburton(M Hanham)44PU40802/6/95Reg on hold 06

Palmerston North City Corporation

Mobile Library

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
.SLHZDY1517129/8/89ON553 ....Registered as a truck 

Shaws Transport


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
6SLHZGM4227111/2/87NE7751 Murphy Buses Ltd, ThamesM6?NE775117/10/01Demac 
J T Davey, Rangiora NE77519/3/07  
Brook Engineering Ltd, Rangiora EDZ32130/10/07Reg as truck; chg plate 17/10/07 

Star Mini Tours Ltd

Paihia. Three Coaches with Demac C47F bodies

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
61?SLHZER1953710/9/86MQ9800 Fullers Captain Cook Cruises Ltd, Paihia61MQ980016/9/86  
Fullers Cruises Northland Ltd, Paihia61MQ980015/9/89  
Abbots NZ Ltd, Papatoetoe?MQ980025/5/92  
David Morunga, Mangere?MQ980012/8/93  
Geoff Brown Truck Sales, Takanini.TB69792/2/95. 
Southernstar Touring Ltd, Christchurch.TB697910/6/96. 
The Original Car Warehouse Ltd, Penrose.UR609115/9/99. 
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Tupoho, Wanganui.AUP64728/11/02chg plate 6/9/02 
S R Beckham, Wanganui.AUP64724/4/08  
R Gillanders, Milton.AUP64716/8/08  
Information not available AUP64722/8/11Reg on hold 08 
62?SLHZFG3666429/10/86MQ9839 Fullers Cruises Northland Ltd, Paihia62MQ983915/9/89   
Devonport Bus Co Ltd29?RA183119/7/93  
Brian Bickmore, Lower Moutere29?RA18315/8/95  
Ash's Coachlines, Wanganui6?RA183127/7/01A T & N A Mayor Co Ltd 
Leisure Travel NZ Ltd, Nelson22RA18315/4/04Wanganui
Ash's Coachlines, Wanganui6?RA183121/9/06A T & N A Mayor Co Ltd 
YMCA, Wanganui RA183110/12/07Unconfirmed 
YMCA of Palmerston North Inc RA183125/3/08  
Information not available RA183122/6/11CoF exp 09/10 
63?SLHZGM4227217/12/86ND2409 Fullers Cruises Northland Ltd, Paihia63ND240915/9/89Demac 
Geoff Brown Truck Sales, Takanini.ND240925/5/92. 
Abbots NZ Ltd, Papatoeotoe.ND240924/8/92  
Taupo Passenger Services Ltd.ND240922/3/93. 
Te Kura O Rotoiti, Rotoiti.ND24099/6/99(S M Knuth); Reg on hold 
D Ralph, Rotorua.ND240911/11/02Reg on hold 
W J MacFarlane, Rotokawa.ND240925/7/03Reg on hold 
Registration lapsed  13/2/10  

Hino BX341

Auckland Area Health Board

Mobile Blood Bank Woodridge Enteriprises Body

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
?4071716/12/88OC5541 South Auckland Health Ltd.OC554115/7/93. 
Cesta Travel Ltd, Dunedin47OC554111/7/94. 
Hanhams Buses Ltd, Albany.OC554124/1/97. 
The Party Bus Co Ltd, Whenuapai.OC55411/3/04.
Information not available OC554119/9/09Movan 

Birkenhead Transport Ltd

NZMB B43D Body

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
24010610/1/83KS1369 Papakura Bus Services LtdP10KS13699/4/91.
Murphy Buses Ltd, ThamesP10KS136920/3/07. 
Information not available KS136919/9/11Movan 
444010710/1/83KS1368 Papakura Bus Services LtdP11KS13689/4/91.
Murphy Buses Ltd, ThamesP11KS136820/3/07CoF exp 07/07 
Information not available KS136821/9/09Reg on hold 10 

Brooks Motors Ltd


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
 403303/11/83LH2251 D B Morgan, Whangarei LH225126/11/07Hawke Supercruiser C45F; Reg on hold 08

Colberts Bus Service


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
184001227/9/82KY2449 P J Brake, Harihari KY244911/11/08Midland C41F "Hikurangi"; Reg on hold 09


The New Zealand defence forces had a number of Hino buses with Coachwork International Ranger bodies. Both RK176 and BX341 chassis were used. Some are still in service with the Army and Navy. Some of these saw service in Malaysia. NO367 has a Demac body.

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
??4058227/2/86MI6782 Nelson Suburban Buses Ltd71MI678211/11/973rd Logistics Battalion RNZALR C44F
??4058427/2/86MI6783 De Luxe Group Ltd, Blenheim05MI678311/11/973rd Logistics Battalion RNZALR C44F 
De Luxe Group Ltd, Blenheim05XB84645/6/98LTSA shows chassis as 40884 
Ritchies Transport Holdings Ltd, Timaru35XB846410/12/03Blenheim
Information not available XB846428/10/11  
??4058127/2/86MI6784 Nelson Suburban Buses Ltd??MI678428/9/0010th Transport Coy, Linton Camp C44F 
Wyldes Motors Ltd, Runanga??MI678423/2/06  
B J Parkinson, Greymouth MI678429/12/08reg on hold 
Information not available MI678412/7/10reg as truck 
??4058327/2/86MI6785 withdrawn from use..8/12/05Army Training Group, Trentham C44F 
P J Fitzgerald, Waikanae EKS81928/3/08Reg as truck 
K D Lygo, Waikanae Beach EKS81920/9/08Reg as truck 
D G Rasmussen, Taupo EKS81920/5/09Reg as truck; reg on hold 09 
??4071411/6/86MS8713 Information not available MS871327/5/11 Army, Trentham Camp UPF DP44F 
??4071611/6/86MS8714 Defence.TD73512/6/95Army 4 Logistics Regiment, Waiouru DP44F 
Marton Coachlines7TD73528/9/00Marton Motor Services Ltd
Tranzit Group Ltd, Marton366TD73517/1/06 
??4071511/6/86MS8715 Defence NZ Army.WA998625/3/973rd Logistics Battalion RNZALR Burham DP44F 
Nelson Suburban Buses Ltd??WA998625/3/97  
Wyldes Motors Ltd, Runanga??WA99863/10/06Reg on hold 09 
??4071311/6/86MS8716 Hodgson Motor Services(Go-Bus Transport Ltd), Te Awamutu223MS871622/12/92 Navy, Devonport DP44F; CoF exp 01/07
Hazel Land Holiday Hire Ltd, Manaia??MS871629/12/11Reg on hold 11 
??4071211/6/86MS8717 Shaws Transport Ltd, Takanini.MS87174/12/90Navy, Devonport DP44F 
Murphy Buses Ltd, Thames.MS871717/10/01  
National Waste Removal Ltd, Thames.MS87173/4/03Movan; Reg on hold 08 
??4068111/6/86MS8718 withdrawn from use..16/5/05Navy, Devonport DP44F 
I J Buckey, Levin.DLC41627/7/06  
Waipawa Buses Ltd127DLC41630/10/06Taupo
??4068011/6/86MS8719 K J Read, Levin 20/12/07MS8719Navy, Devonport DP44F; Reg on hold 08 
??408421986. NZ Defence - Army Recuiting NO24412/1/90 Initially used in Singapore; Reg as Truck; NO244 and ND8346 but have chassis 40845 on LTA database 
A & P A Costello, Wanganui NO2449/7/08Reg as Truck; Reg on hold 08 
??408549/3/87ND8341 withdrawn from use  3/7/05Army, Linton Camp C44F 
PJs Bus, Feilding DKW62026/7/06P J Nolan
Manawatu Container Services Ltd, Palmerston North?PJSBUS25/2/10  
PJN Group Ltd, Palmerston North?PJSBUS20/1/11  
??408529/3/87ND8342 Pearson Coachlines Ltd, Oamaru18MI67823/8/993rd Logistics Battalion RNZALR C44F
??408449/3/87ND8343 withdrawn from use  8/12/05Army, Trentham C44F 
Madge Coachlines Ltd, Palmerston North?EDA85314/9/07  
??408559/3/87ND8344 Lewis Hodgson Motor Services Ltd, Te Awamutu132?ND83447/2/97RNZAF, Trentham C44F 
Go-Bus Transport Ltd, Hamilton132ND834428/5/01Te Awamutu; Worth livery 
??408469/3/87ND8345 withdrawn from use  13/10/05Army Auckland Regional Support Centre C44F  
??408459/3/87ND8346 withdrawn from use  1/7/11Army, 5th Support Coy, Auckland C44F; CoF exp 08/07; NO244 and ND8346 but have chassis 40845 on LTA database 
??408479/3/87ND8347 Information not available ND83479/5/11RNZAF Wellington C44F; reg on hold 09 
??408569/3/87ND8348 Nelson Suburban Bus Co Ltd20ND834824/6/99RNZAF, Shelley Bay, Wgtn C44F 
??408431986. NZ Defence - Army, Trentham NO24312/1/90Initially used in Singapore 
Central Motorways Ltd, Alexandra66NO2436/5/96CWI C44F
??.1988NO236 No LTSA record...Demac RNZAF Recruitment display; Reg as truck 
??408531/8/88NO367 Defence - Royal NZ Navy, Wellington.NAVY4U11/7/00Demac Recruitment display; Reg as truck
Petroject NZ Ltd, Albany.CANBUS2/8/10mobile class room for automotive technicians; chg plate 6/8/10

Dorset Motors Ltd

NZMB C48F Body

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
114032921/6/83KZ3140 Bayes Bros Dairy Flat Ltd25KZ31407/6/85  
Bayes Coachlines Ltd25RD383922/1/92  
C Borley & C J Mitchell, Mosgiel RD383929/5/06Reg as truck 
P N & V A Shingleton, Westport RD383918/7/08Reg as truck; reg on hold 08 

Eastbourne Bus Service


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
194032424/6/83LE4641 Eastbourne Bus Co19LE464128/6/91  
Cityline NZ Ltd, Lower Hutt19LE464115/7/94  
Wellington City Transport19LE46411/7/97  
Runciman Motors Ltd, Upper Hutt19LE464117/8/00  
Runciman Motors, Upper Hutt19LE464129/1/03(North City Bus Ltd)
D C Mooney, Castlecliff, Wanganui LE464110/12/07Reg as truck; CoF exp 05/11 

Guthreys Coachlines Ltd

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
W28401409/12/82KZ3124 Vickers Capital Coachlines, Wellington28KZ312418/1/88NZMB Commuter 2 B49F
Tranzit Group Ltd, Masterton201KZ312410/7/89 
Allied Work Force Group Ltd, Manurewa LABOUR29/3/10  
registration lapsed  16/6/11  
Information not available  19/6/11  
1034037628/8/84LW7423 Vickers Capital Coachlines, Wellington103LW742318/1/88CWI Ranger DP53F 
Tranzit Group Ltd, Masterton202LW742310/7/89 
Information not available LW74237/4/11reg as truck 
109SLHZEA239684/8/86MI6740 Vickers Capital Coachlines, Wellington109MI674018/1/88CWI Ranger DP53F 
Tranzit Group Ltd, Masterton206MI674010/7/89. 

Lewis Hodgson Motor Services Ltd

Te Awamutu. Now part of Go-Bus Transport Ltd

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
2354033226/3/84LC4743 Information not available LC474310/10/11 (Go-Bus Transport Ltd); Hawke Hunter; reg as truck

Holiday Tours & Travel Ltd


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
254037430/5/84LP5658 Kiwi Ranch Trust, Rotorua LP565810/4/86CWI C45F 
K F Cook, Orewa LP565817/4/86  
Kiwi Ranch Trust, Rotorua LP565823/5/86  
Edwards Passenger Service Ltd, Tuakau14LP565819/5/92   
Murphy Buses Ltd, ThamesE14?ZU97793/2/06  
264039110/9/84LT2306 Atkinson & Dossett Ltd, Pleasant Point26LT23068/9/86CWI C45F
274039212/10/84LW2128 White Bus Services Ltd, Dannevirke24LW212830/10/86CWI Ranger C45F 
Waipawa Buses Ltd24LW212820/3/06in Wairoa 2005 
289538?5/3/85LW7468 Atkinson & Dossett Ltd, Pleasant Point28LW746820/6/87CWI C45F
30SLHZEA2396521/10/85MG6551 A G Brougham Buses Ltd, Pukekohe.MG655123/6/89CWI Ranger C45F with boot 
Geoff Brown Truck Sales, Takanini.MG655127/7/95. 
P & R Holt, Massey, Auckland.MG65515/6/97  
Geoff Brown Charters, Takanini.MG655127/6/97. 
Turley Motors, Te Aroha5MG655117/10/97Allan Turley
Information not available MG65519/2/11reg as truck 
31SLHZEA2396618/11/85MG6553 Hino Distributors (NZ) Ltd.MG655311/5/88CWI 
Turley Murphy Buses Ltd, Te Aroha7MG655310/7/91  
Turley Motors, Te Aroha7MG655313/5/96Allan & Betty Turley 

Howick & Eastern Buses Ltd

Hawke (CWI) B51D Body

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
64035123/3/84LK7715 Nelson Suburban Buses Ltd80LK77159/9/98 
G T Miller, Collingwood EJB24430/3/09chg plate 3/4/09; Movan 
Information not available EJB24411/11/09Movan 
94035223/3/84LK7717 Nelson Suburban Bus Co Ltd82LK77179/9/98 
J C Karolyi, Nelson LK771711/2/09Movan; Reg on hold 11 
31SLZHEY2493010/3/86MO1290 Tavs Coachlines(Brian Taverner) Waiuku.MO12904/9/06.
Transportation Auckland Corp Ltd96MO129014/5/07Stagecoch Auckland 
Runciman Motors96MO12902008(North City Bus Ltd)
The Learning Connexion Ltd, Lower Hutt MO129017/3/09Operates daily service from Wellington 
374010528/3/83LC2285 Nelson Suburban Bus Co Ltd72LC228510/1/96. 
Barriballs Motors46?LC228518/3/05Carol Kane
Tranzit Group Ltd498CQK3317/10/06. 
Information not available CQK335/2/11CoF exp 08/11 
384032128/3/83LC2286 Nelson Suburban Bus Co Ltd73LC228610/1/96. 
Mosgiel Coach Services.LC228631/1/05(Robert Mitchell) 
394032219/4/83LA4451 Nelson Suburban Buses Ltd.LA445112/12/95. 
A J McClelland, Mapua.LA445122/1/04Movan 
G J Gribben, Christchurch.LA445112/1/06Movan 
J W & B Carson, Richmond.LA445111/10/07Movan; reg on hold 11 
44SLZHEY2493110/3/86MO1289 Transportation Auckland Corp Ltd95MO128914/5/07Stagecoach Auckland 
Runciman Motors95MO128914/1/08(North City Bus Ltd)
Information not available MO128910/6/11Reg on hold 11 
454035323/3/84LK7718 Howick & Eastern Buses Ltd, Auckland45SE277913/9/03  
Nelson Suburban Bus Co Ltd79SE277913/1/00  
M G Horrell, New Plymouth SE277926/2/08reg on hold 08 
474035423/3/84LK7716 Nelson Suburban Bus Co Ltd81LK77169/9/98 
Classic Coaches Ltd, Wainuiomata?LK771617/2/09  
Information not available LK771611/1/10Reg on hold 10 
49SLZHEY2493210/3/86MO1291 Trevelyan's Pack & Cool Ltd, Te Puke MO129116/10/07.
534048922/5/85ME9075 Tavs Coachline (Brian Taverner), Waiuku.ME90754/9/06.
Transportation Auckland Corp Ltd93ME907514/5/07Stagecoach Auckland 
Mosgiel Coachlines?ME907514/5/08R W Mitchell 
544048722/5/85ME9076 Information not available ME907610/10/09Movan  
Information not available ME90762/12/11Unconfirmed 
554049022/5/85ME9077 Information not available ME907728/10/10Reg on hold 11  
564048822/5/85ME9078 Tavs Coachline (Brian Taverner), Waiuku.ME90784/9/06.
Transportation Auckland Corp Ltd94ME907814/5/07Stagecoch Auckland 
Runciman Motors94ME90782008(North City Bus Ltd); Failed CoF 08/08 
Information not available ME907822/3/10reg on hold 11 

Leopard Coachlines Ltd

Christchurch CWI Ranger body

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
84058610/11/96MW9847 Chris King, Paihia.19/3/92MW9897CWI Ranger; Kings Tours 
Bay North Holdings Ltd, Paihia.28/1/93MW9897Kings Tours? 
Sid Galloway, Stillwater, Auckland.22/4/94MW9897Kings Tours? 
Mark Goudie, Paihia.24/5/94SN9408Kings Tours?; chg plate 18/5/04 
Kings Tours & Cruises, Paihia.21/10/94SN9408  
Kiwi Bus Builders Ltd, Tauranga.10/10/95SN9408  
Murphy Buses Ltd, Thames149/10/96SN9408  
withdrawn from use 28/7/04   

Mana Coach Services Ltd

Porirua CWI Ranger body except for 33

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
284049316/5/85MC615 R M Smith, Tauranga.MC6157/1/08CWI Ranger; Reg us truck reg on hold 10
294049216/5/85MC614 P R Langridge, Tawa MC61411/8/08CWI Ranger; Reg on hold 08
Information not available MC6144/11/09No COF 
314049418/9/85MG6548 F A Lyttle, Bunnythorpe MG654811/9/08CWI Ranger; Reg as truck; Reg on hold 09
Information not available MG654830/5/11Reg as truck; Reg on hold 09 
32SLHZEY2493317/10/85MG6549 A C Smythe, Katikati MG65494/4/08.
J R & C Foster, Tokoroa MG654917/12/08  
Information not available MG654826/7/10Reg on hold 09 
33404915/3/87NA4779 Howick & Eastern Buses43NA477902/09Austral; never officially used by H&E
M P Jacobsen, Drury NA477913/7/09  
Information not available NA477913/7/09Reg on hold 11 

Marton Coachlines

Marton Motor Services ltd trading as Marton Coachlines since c2000

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
14032314/4/83KZ3138 Tranzit Group Ltd, Marton361KZ313817/1/06CWI Ranger C50F
Allied Work Force Group Ltd, Manurewa MG65491/11/10CoF exp 06/11 

McDermott Coaches Ltd


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
254040612/7/85MG8330 Timaru District Council10MG833018/12/89CWI Ranger B49FA 
Ritchies Transport Holdings Ltd370MG83304/7/91  
Information not available YR51901/9/11painted white & yellow 

Menzies Coachlines

Burns Motor Garage Ltd Wyndham

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
54033810/2/84LH7277 Travlon Coachlines, Lincoln8LH727712/10/92(R H & M A Kelso)  
Travlon Coachlines Ltd, Lincoln8LH72772/5/97Hawke C48+12F  
Travlon Coachlines 2005 Ltd, Lincoln8LH72771/11/05Hawke C48+12F  

Mid-Canterbury Transport

Ashburton. A division of Mid-Canterbury Inductries who built the Micanta C41FA body.

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
30JD13227575006021/10/87NI5051 Bus & Coach Services, Ashburton33NI505119/8/99 1986 chassis - chassis nbr looks wrong; Michael Hanham

Mt Cook Group Ltd

Hawke Commander

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
32403356/3/84LK7666 Mt Cook Group Ltd, Christchurch32TE20696/3/84Originally based in Napier 
H & H Travel Lines, Invercargill32TE206919/5/97. 
McDermott Coaches Ltd, Winton32TE20693/9/97.
Information not available TE206927/8/09Movan; Reg on hold 11 

Mt Cook Northland

Hawke C44F. This bus was first registered to Petricevich Motors Ltd of Kaitaia. This company was purchased by Mt Cook & Southern Lakes Tourist Co Ltd in 1979 and operated it under the trading name Mt Cook Northland. Mt Cook Northland was sold to Fullers in 1988.

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
22403372/12/83LH5804 Fullers Nothland, Kaitaia22LH58047/12/88  
Fullers Northland Cruises Ltd, Pahia22LH580415/9/89. 
Lewis Hodgson Motor Services Ltd, Te Awamutu.LH580424/1/92. 
Cambridge Travel Lines.LH58047/10/92(Tauwhare Transport Ltd) 
Jim Tipene, Kaikohe.LH580426/10/04Movan; Reg on hold 05 

Nelson Suburban Buses Ltd

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
11403312/12/83LH5801 ....Hawke C49F
18400119/12/81KI9360 K R More, Dunedin.KI936014/11/06NZMB Commuter II B50D 
D P Warren, Invercargill.LH58048/10/07Movan 

Palmerston North City Council

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
484033616/12/83LM6515 Palmerston North Passenger Services Ltd48LM651518/2/91CWI B53F 
Shannon Auto Services Ltd148?LM65152/3/92. 
Madge Coachlines Ltd, Palmerston North148LM65154/3/94 
4940348 LW2548 Palmerston North Passenger Services Ltd49LW254818/2/91CWI Ranger DP45D 
Balfour Coachlines?LW2548 No LTSA record 
52SLHZEA239679/5/86MR7680 Palmerston North Passenger Services Ltd52MR768018/2/91MMB 
Nelson Suburban Buses Ltd5MR768019/11/91 
R A Tucker & W D Gardner, Richmond, Nelson MR76803/4/07To Blenheim 08; Reg on hold 07  


OB805 was used at the Police College in Porirua

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
??4037318/10/84LR701 Lewis Hodgson Motor Services Ltd, Te Awamutu230LR70126/6/91Hawke B40F with boot; Police Chch
Coromandel Off-Road Experience Ltd, Cambridge?LR7018/7/11Reg on hold 11 
?4058512/2/86MI6582 Lewis Hodgson Motor Services, Te Awamutu236MI65827/11/90Ranger DP44F; Go-Bus Transport Ltd
scrapped  7/10/11  
?4040517/11/88OB805 Bickley Motors Ltd, Takaka5OB80517/7/96Micanta Cruiser C45F
Golden Bay Coachlines Ltd, Takaka5OB80530/3/11Change of company name 

Wither Coachlines Ltd

Initial registration to Clarence Withers, New Plymouth

#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
31404077/6/85MD6464 WithaCar Rentals Ltd31MD64649/11/94Withers Coachlines 
Jamieson Motors (Taranaki) Ltd, Stratford41MD646429/8/95. 
Jamieson Motors (Taranaki) Ltd, Stratford41UI4118/6/96. 
Edwards Passenger Service Ltd.UI4117/4/97. 
Murphy Buses Ltd, Thames?UI413/2/06. 

Wyldes Motors


#Chassis Nbr/VINYearOriginal RegLater Owner#Later RegDate Comments
40SLHZER1953612/7/88NO832 Cliff Sandrey Contracting Ltd, Rununga?NO83223/12/08Designline

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Last updated 20 January 2012