Kōrero: Southern Cross

Southern Cross monoplane

Southern Cross monoplane

In 1928, crowds flocked to Wigram airfield in Christchurch to see the arrival of the Southern Cross. The aircraft had just completed its pioneering flight across the Tasman Sea.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-030845; F

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Southern Cross - A national icon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7481/southern-cross-monoplane (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006