Story: Walsh, Austin Leonard and Walsh, Vivian Claude

Manurewa and Manurewa No. 1

A modern colour graphic showing side views of the two aeroplanes and a top view of Manurewa number one

Leo and Vivian Walsh and their collaborators built two aeroplanes in their first venture into aviation. They constructed Manurewa, from an imported Howard Wright kitset, and the second, Manurewa No. 1, from local materials with the engine and other mechanical components retrieved from the first.

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Terry Moyle. 'Walsh, Austin Leonard and Walsh, Vivian Claude', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2021, updated May, 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 September 2023)