Kōrero: Children’s play

Auckland Aero Club boys with model planes, 1947

Auckland Aero Club boys with model planes, 1947

Boys from the Auckland Aero Club prepare their model planes for take off in 1947. The construction of wooden and later plastic replica models of planes, tanks and ships kept boys amused for long periods of time. Some went a step further and built model planes or boats with working engines, able to be flown or sailed.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Whites Aviation Collection
Reference: WA-10958-G

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Children’s play - Toys, commercialism and technology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40870/auckland-aero-club-boys-with-model-planes-1947 (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013