Air Museum Network – Connecting You with Aviation History
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287 Seafield Road, Newland 7772, New Zealand
287 Seafield Road Newland Canterbury 7772 NZ
+64 3 308-6408+64 3 308-6408

Ashburton has a strong aviation history, being a training base in World War 2. There were 50 Tiger Moths based there. The original tarmac and tie-down rings are still there to this day. These helped to secure the planes from Mid Canterbury’s strong nor-west winds.

The Ashburton Aviation Museum is well worth a visit.

Hours of Operation

Open Daily 1pm – 3pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays 9:30am to 3pm

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