Kōrero: Aviation

Waiting in vain

Waiting in vain

The first attempt at a trans-Tasman flight took place in January 1928. Here, Laura Hood and Dorothy Moncrieff wait at Trentham racecourse in Wellington for the arrival from Sydney of the aircraft flown by their husbands, Captain John Hood and Lieutenant John Moncrieff. The plane failed to arrive, and was never found.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: G-EP-5962-1/4

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Aimer, 'Aviation - Crossing the Tasman', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6574/waiting-in-vain (accessed 26 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Aimer, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006