Kōrero: Waikato region

Fletcher topdresser

Fletcher topdresser

From the 1960s Fletcher topdressing aircraft were manufactured by subsidiaries of James Aviation, founded by Ossie James at Rukuhia near Hamilton after the Second World War. Aerial topdressing of fertiliser on pastures helped transform New Zealand farming. This postage stamp commemorates that achievement.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 2001 Aircraft stamp issue

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Farm services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/27127/fletcher-topdresser (accessed 10 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015