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Kingsford Smith visited Palmeston North as part of a tour around New Zealand. Repairs to his aeroplane were necessary after the 'Southern Cross' was damaged when taxiing to a halt at Milson Aerodrome on Saturday 4 Feb 1933. The damaged wing was repaired in one of the Agricultural and Pastoral Showground buildings in Waldegrave Street.

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2007N_Av18_WOR_0072
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Repairing wing of Kingsford Smith's 'Southern Cross' aircraft
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Coolstore

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The Showgrounds. Waldegrave Street, Palmerston North
Date
February 1933

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Palmerston North City Library

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