Story: Kiwis overseas

Qantas Airways menu, 1950s (1st of 2)

Qantas Airways menu, 1950s

Few New Zealanders emigrated to Australia during the 1950s and 1960s. When air travel became more affordable and economic conditions there looked more alluring in the late 1960s and 1970s, New Zealanders increasingly flew across the Tasman.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-AVIATION-Qantas-1959-01

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Carl Walrond, 'Kiwis overseas - Migration to Australia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 January 2022)

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