Story: Transport – overview

Auckland airport

Auckland airport

Travellers pass through a carved Māori gateway at Auckland International Airport. The development of the jet engine made flying faster and cheaper, and domestic and international air travel had become widespread by the early 21st century.

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James Watson, 'Transport – overview - Transport trends', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 February 2023)

Story by James Watson, published 11 Mar 2010