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Rows of Royal New Zealand Air Force members, Rongotai, Wellington, 1942

Reference Number: 1/2-106363-F

Rows of uniformed Royal New Zealand Air Force members standing in front of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition buildings, Rongotai, Wellington. Photograph taken in 1942.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Centennial Exhibition (1939-1940 Wellington), New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Air Force, Rongotai, Exhibition buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Part of:
Evatt, G S: Photographs, chiefly regarding the Royal New Zealand Air Force during World War II, Reference Number PAColl-5546 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The RNZAF set up a Recruiting Centre and an Initial Training school for pilots, observers and air gunners in the old Centennial Exhibition buildings in September 1939. By 1940 the buildings also housed the Technical Training School. (Information from `The history of New Zealand aviation' by Ross Ewing and Ross Macpherson, Heinemann, 1986, pages 122, 128)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service350. World War II. RNZAF. NZ. Rongotai. 1942(PFP-003164)

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