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Ohakea Air Force Base was constructed on land near Bulls in the Manawatu, 1937 to 1939. It was built in anticipation of the arrival of bombers, ordered for delivery in October 1939.  The initial construction included housing and maintenance facilities for the new bombers, workshops, administration buildings and accommodation for servicemen and dependents. Photograph found in album related to the Humphries family of Greytown.

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Image
Date
circa 1939
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2016P_IMCADigitalArchive_013349
Momo rauemi
B&W print
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IMCA Digital Archive

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Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Hangar - Ohakea Base
Hangar - Ohakea Base
Construction of Hangar - Ohakea
"Can Still put on a Good Show" - Ohakea

Pūnaha whakarōpū

Ngā tūtohu
1930s,
air force,
black and white,
construction,
defence force,
flight,
flying,
ohakea,
Tūtohu Hapori

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Ngā rauemi e whai pānga ana

Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Construction of Ohakea Air Force Base
Hangar - Ohakea Base
Hangar - Ohakea Base
Construction of Hangar - Ohakea
"Can Still put on a Good Show" - Ohakea