Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth
Surprisingly, this was a New Zealand built Tiger, made
from a Cowley built fuselage and
supplied planes and tail. Although declared surplus in 1947 it
remained in storage
only civilly registered in 1953, having been issued to the Hawkes Bay
Aero Club and stored by them for several years. It crashed at
Porangahau when it
an obstruction at the end of the airstrip while landing on 3 Sept 1960.
The aircraft was
repaired and the registration was cancelled in November of 1960.