Join us for the 82nd Battle of Britain Anniversary Commemorations on Sunday 11 September, 11am at Sir Keith Park Memorial Airfield with performances by the Kerepehi Brass Band. Everyone is welcome, this is a free event. Check out our Facebook page for event updates. ...
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The 82nd Battle of Britain Commemorations in Thames will be held at 11:00am on Sunday 11 September 2022 at the Thames Airfield. Event itinerary to be released soon! A degree of uncertainty shrouds our ability to hold a Battle of Britain Commemoration this year due to COVID-...
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A roadside sign is planned on the Ngati Maru Highway to the south of the entrance to the Airfield as a way of attracting more visitors. We will keep you posted on the progress! ...
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We're very pleased to say that the Hurricane has survived unblemished from the recent adverse weather, particularly the strong winds. This initial stage of the Memorial continues to attract a steady stream of visitors, both local and out-of-towners....
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Thank you Adrian Catran for the donation of our new, custom built, on site donation facility next to the Hurricane at the airfield! ...
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Sadly we need to advise you that this year’s Battle of Britain Commemorations are now cancelled, due to the forward uncertainties of COVID-19 and the Lock Down. Many thanks for your commitment and participation, but unfortunately there is not enough certainty for us t...
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Once the maquette was complete, it was scanned and a rough foam milled. The entire enlargement has been made this way. 80kg of oil based clay will be sculpted over the foam base to create the finished enlargement. These photos show Sir Keith Park’s face being scu...
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Beginning with a wire armature, Joanne has constructed a basic skeleton and then builds up the muscular structure using an oil based clay. These photographs show the progression of the maquette. ...
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Stage 2 of the Sir Keith Park Memorial at the Thames Airfield will be a 2.3m high bronze statue of Sir Keith in his flying outfit which will be mounted under the existing replica Hurricane Fighter. The pose reflects Sir Keith awaiting the return of his fighters after a so...
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