||MHS (unaccessioned) Archives
||90cm x 64cm Folio containing photocopied clippings from the Marlborough Express , Auckland Weekly News, New Zealand Free Lance and the Dominion.
Page 1: Marlborough Express, Saturday, September 29, 1928, page five. Headline "Marlborough Greets the Souther Cross" Text refers to the crowds who greeted the Southern Cross when it arrived from Christchurch on its return journey to Australia. Also covers conditions, and events.
Page 2: The Auckland Weekly News, Thursday, October 4,1928. Headline "The Southern Cross at Blenheim for return "hop": memorable scenes in Marlborough's capital..." 7 photographs of Kingsford Smith and crowds.
Pages 3&4: New Zealand Free Lance. Several photographs of Kingsford Smith and crowds.
Page 5: Marlborough Express, Saturday, October 13, 1928. Headline "Farewell the Southern Cross". Text about the send off given to the Southern Cross when it left Blenheim and flew to Australia. Includes description of the departure and weather information.
Page 6: Marlborough Express, Monday, October 15, 1928. Headline "Flight of the Southern Cross" Discussion of the difficulties faced on the flight from New Zealand to Australia.
Page 7: The Dominion, Monday, October 15,1928. Headline "Tasman Re-crossed by Kingsford Smith. Text about the departure from Blenheim and the difficulties encountered during the return flight. Includes a map of the flight path.
Page 8: Marlborough Express, Friday, February 21, 1930. Headline "The First Twelve Months - Aviation in Marlborough". Text covers the history of flying in Marlborough.
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