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East Coast Airways advertisement

East Coast Airways advertisement

By the mid-1930s commercial aviation was established in other countries, but still languished in New Zealand. New airlines needed funds to get established, and money was hard to raise. In this 1934 advertisement East Coast Airways called on support from the famous New Zealand aviatrix Jean Batten to encourage investors.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Poverty Bay Herald, 4 August 1934

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Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - The main trunk route', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Peter Aimer, published 12 Jun 2006