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The Honourable F. Jones, Postmaster General, cuts the ribbon at the inauguration of the first commercial air service between Palmerston North and Dunedin, watched by a large crowd. The ceremony took place at Milson Aerodrome, Palmerston North. The aircraft is “Karoro” (ZK-AEG), which flew the first service, operated by Union Airways of NZ Ltd.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009N_Av27_TRA_2264
Title
Inauguration of the first commercial air service from Palmerston North
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Av 27
Date
January 15, 1936

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Palmerston North

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communication,
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transport,
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Miles Falcon, Union Airways, Milson Airport
Resealing Milson Airport runway
Control tower, Milson Airport
ZK-AFD outside Palmerston North Airport
Opening of the First International Agricutural Aviation Show, Milson Airport
Construction of home built aeroplane
Violet Hibbard & John Mackie, Dannevirke Aerodrome
Aerial view of runway, Milson Airport
NAC aeroplane at Milson Airport
Avro Ten aeroplane, Milson Airport
Fleet of  Union Airways aeroplanes, Milson Airport
Resealing the runway, Milson Airport