Kōrero: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Ōhakea airfield runway work, 1942

Ōhakea airfield runway work, 1942

Ōhakea was established as an airfield in 1939. After the outbreak of war with Japan in December 1941, the runways were expanded.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Ōhakea to Longburn', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9417/ohakea-airfield-runway-work-1942 (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015