Bus Shelter Art

These bus shelters around Dunedin were painted by late Broad Bay artist John Noakes. He spent 15 years painting murals on 65 bus shelters around Dunedin. The work was commissioned by Keep Dunedin Beautiful as part of a wider beautification project.

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Dunedin artist Daniel Mead painted a portrait of Mr Noakes on one of the shelter’s walls at Company Bay, and re-created Mr Noakes’ original work from 1987 on the remaining walls:

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