Image caption: A NZ Warbirds Harvard piloted by Frank Parker, President of NZ Warbirds - a Thames boy from the past.
Image caption: Royal Airforce Group Captain Mike Cannon delivering his speech.
Battle of Britain Commemoration were held Sunday 11th September in brilliantly fine weather. There were two late changes to the speakers due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth: His Excellency Dr Richard Davies, Consort to the Governor-General and RAF Wing Commander Andy Bryant UK Defence Advisor to the New Zealand Government had to withdraw at the last minute. Otherwise everything went a planned, supported by the Kerepehi Brass Band.
Image caption: Coverage by Valley Profile local newspaper