RNZAF Sunderland Flying Boats

 
The following photos are a small part of the Bill Burt collection.
Bill Burt was the Commissioner at the Chatham Islands 1960-66.
If anyone knows how to contact any of the Burt family couold they please write to me:
Don Armitage at
RD 1
Great Barrier Island,
Auckland 0991
New Zealand.
 
The Sunderlands were based at Hobsonville airbase in Auckland. The photos show a Sunderland flying boat arriving over the Te Whanga lagoon on Wharekauri, the larger main island at the Chatham Islands, where it lands and
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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