Kōrero: Walsh, Austin Leonard and Walsh, Vivian Claude

Flying to Wellington

A photograph showing a seaplane moving through water beside the Wellington wharves that are lined with people

George Bolt, with Leo Walsh as passenger, flew the flying school’s Supermarine Channel flying boat from Auckland to Wellington in October 1921. This was the first Auckland to Wellington flight. The supermarine is pictured here in Wellington Harbour. 

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Museum of Transport and Technology
Reference: 15-2567

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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, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/6w12/walsh-austin-leonard (accessed 12 December 2023)