John Noakes, the bus stop artist of Dunedin, New Zealand started the idea of painting bus shelters after seeing children hiding from the rain in dark bus stops. He painted about 65 of them – a fine legacy and makes for attractive driving along, and around, the Otago Peninsula.
The New Zealand rental car company I used around Dunedin was New Zealand Rent A Car (branches all over NZ)
See what locals say about him
- Daniel Mead said it was a real honour to be asked to paint a tribute to John Noakes.
- See more photos from Dunedin Wears the Pants
- See a 7 min YouTube documentary about this man.