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Follow the journey of a prisoner of war in Europe during World War Two in this interactive exhibition which will engage visitors of all ages.
On 15 August 1945, the most destructive conflict in human history finally ended, with Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day). This photographic exhibition, featuring images drawn from our archives, is a record of that momentous time, when the nation celebrated and our Air Force began the gradual transition from war to peace.
Avro 626 NZ203: fast facts on a unique aircraft
The Avro 626 on display at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand is a very unique aircraft with an interesting story: it is the only fully-intact surviving aircraft operated by the RNZAF before World War Two.
Researching your family history online
Whakapapa connections – who we are, and where we come from – are how we relate to our families and our own place in the world. Whether you’re researching a military or civilian ancestor, this blog will help begin your journey into exploring your family history – a journey you can start online.
Let’s Talk Research: The Heavy and Continuous Sacrifice Conference
Over 13-15 February 2020, a major international conference on World War Two was held at Massey University campus in Wellington. Entitled ‘Heavy and Continuous Sacrifice’, it focused on New Zealand and international aspects of the conflict.
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