Rastus, the motorcycling cat: Picturing Canterbury

Rastus, the motorcycling cat. Christchurch Star Archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-00359A.

Max Corkill from New Plymouth riding a 1952 Sunbeam motorcycle with Rastus the cat riding on the front wearing a bandana, hat and goggles. 7 October 1998.

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