Havilland D.H.60M Moth
Here's a Moth in a rural setting at Tauranga,
circa 1949. This ancient bird is the oldest
aircraft still flying in
New Zealand. Built in the UK in 1930 as G-AAXG (primarily
it was flown to second
place in the1930 Kings Cup Race by Arthur Butler. It was then
to the French Aviator
Eduard Bret in 1931 for his Bugatti automobile, becoming F-AJZB.
1935 it was exported to New
Zealand. After some time in storage in the 1960-80s it was
now based in Southland.