Story: Aviation

Ansett New Zealand

Ansett New Zealand

In 1986 the New Zealand government opened domestic airlines to foreign ownership and Air New Zealand soon faced competition from the Australian airline Ansett. This Ansett New Zealand BAe–146 Whisper Jet was photographed at Wellington airport in September 1999.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-Aviation-Ansett-15/4

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - Public and private ownership', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Peter Aimer, published 12 Jun 2006