Browse digitised parts of our photograph collection online, there's more than 20,000 photos to see!
With regularly changing themes and challenges, our hunts are a fun way for families to explore the Museum together.
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One Size Does Not Fit All: Perspectives On Collection Care
By Louisa Hormann and Murray McGuigan | 19 October, 2021
In this blog, our collections technicians explain the work that goes in to processing new collection...
The Hush Hush Boys: An Untold New Zealand Story of the Defence of Singapore, 1941-1942 (Part One)
By Simon Moody | 12 October, 2021
About 600 New Zealand Air Force personnel served in the defence of Singapore in 1941-1942. Some of...
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We have a great range of aviation-themed gifts and souvenirs. Your support helps continue to preserve and share New Zealand’s military aviation history.
Jute Poppy Bag
These beautiful jute bags are both practical and stylish with a sturdy construction that ensures they can hold a large range of items without collapsing. Size: Length 42.5 cm x Height 34 cm x Width 18.5 cm (excluding handles).
This large hard back book by Bob Moore contains the definitive biography of Jimmy Ward VC, and is generously supplemented throughout it's nearly 300 pages by numerous photos, excerpts, diagrams and recollections.
Current Fleet T-Shirt – Air Force Blue, Mens
Our Air Force may be small, but it punches well above its weight, with a global reputation for excellence built on a century of tradition. Show your pride in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF), with this unique t-shirt, designed by the Air Force Museum of New Zealand to represent the RNZAF’s current fleet. This exclusive design features silhouettes of each current serving aircraft, in forward flight. As a nod to the tradition from which they’ve come, the RNZAF motto ‘Per ardua ad astra’ (‘through difficulties to the stars’) appears in the clouds, with the kiwi roundel also included, as the national marking which has graced all RNZAF aircraft since 1970. Don’t miss the chance to get your hands on this unique tee - pre-order yours now, for delivery before Christmas! Every t-shirt sold directly supports the work we do to preserve New Zealand’s military aviation history.