Story: Kiwis overseas

Qantas Airways menu, c. 1959 (2nd of 2)

Qantas Airways menu, c. 1959

In the late 1950s and early 1960s air travel was largely the domain of the wealthy, as this menu indicates. But by the 2000s those flying across the Tasman were unlikely to be served up seafood canapé or beef tenderloin.

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Reference: Eph-A-AVIATION-Qantas-1959-01-03

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Carl Walrond, 'Kiwis overseas - Migration to Australia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/1128/qantas-airways-menu-c-1959 (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 17 Sep 2014