The signage on the bus' side indicate that it is being used on "New Zealand's First Tavern Tour". The words running across the side of the bus read, "Don't Take LSD, Take a City Bus for Your Next Trip. It's Safer". 92 floats took part at the Palmerston North City Centennial celebrations of 1971. Approx. 10,000 people were present at the event to celebrate 100 years of Palmerston North.