Discover New Zealand's military aviation history at the place where it all began
Read our latest blog articles to learn more about what’s going on at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.
Discover a variety of engaging special exhibitions at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.
This stunning stained glass window and monument stands as a tribute to the thousands of New Zealanders who gave their lives in defence of their country in air operations around the world.
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Origins of the Royal New Zealand Air Force
On 1 April 1937, following the passing of the Air Force Act, the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) was established as an independent service.
My time at the Museum
The past three months I had the opportunity to work with the collections team and have discovered that there is so much more to the Museum than what is on public display.
Wāhine Toa: Women in Defence: collaborating and curating online
The first collaborative, online exhibition of its kind by New Zealand’s national service museums explores the journeys of women serving in New Zealand’s military since gender integration.
40 years of service – the military journey of Harry Leese
Read the story of the life of a veteran who served in both World Wars.
Ron Hermanns’ trench art collection
Discover Ron Hermanns collection of exquisitely-crafted ‘trench art’, produced during two tours of operation to the Pacific islands during World War Two.
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