The first departure of the two 747s of the JASDF that were in CHC with the Japanese PM visiting.
Negotiating an 18 knot cross-wind on approach to runway 02. Carrying "FIFA World Cup Brasil" stickers.
2 x 388s and 1 x 773 diverted to CHC from AKL due to weather.
First landings in CHC of an A380
Taken during Concorde's inaugural visit to Christchurch, New Zealand in April 1989. This was its last stop before the rudder failed en route to Sydney.
Scanned from 6x4 photo.
Air New Zealand B737-300 on take-off roll at Christchurch International Airport