havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth
Built at Rongotai. in 1941. RNZAF serial was
NZ816. Sold to W. Harding of Taieri in 1948.
The aircraft was converted
to a topdresser with Wanganui Aerial Work in April 1950, in whose
service it is seen here. ZK-ARO crashed
at Hurleyville, 14 km east of Hawera on 8 Feb 1952,
killing pilot Doug Holloway.