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Air Pageant, Rongotai Airport, 1959

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Record ID
1370-3-6-1

Photographer
New Zealand Herald
Unknown New Zealand Herald Unknown
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Date
October 1959

Date Period
1950-1959

Subjects
Rongotai, airports, Crowds, Aircraft, Rain, Men, Women, Pageants, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Air ForceRongotaiairportsCrowdsAircraftRainMenWomenPageantsRoyal Australian Air ForceRoyal Air Force
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Original Format
Acetate negative

Copy Format
Digital file

Note that some of the acetate negatives in the 'New Zealand Herald Collection' have deteriorated resulting in image distortion.

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Description
Showing crowds viewing aircraft on the runway at Rongotai during an Air Pageant. RAAF Canberra bombers(left), and RAAF C-130A Hercules (right), with RAF Bristol Britannia and Blackburn Beverley in the distance, and a C-47 or DC-3 in front of the distant hangar.