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Serial NAA.C/N. Type... US.Serial. Aircraft history
NZ901 66-2694 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 14 March 1941.
Test flown Hobsonville 25 April 1941.
To Central Flying School Tauranga.
Crashed at Tauranga on 26 October 1942.
The aircraft stalled while recovering from a steep diving turn and crashed into the ground near the airfield.
Flight Lieutenant Keith Penny killed.
Written off as reduced to produce at Tauranga 19 February 1943.
NZ902 66-2695 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 14 March 1941.
To Central Flying School Tauranga.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ903 66-2696 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 14 March 1941.
To TTS Rongotai.
Possibly never flown prior to allocation, but may have flown as INST34.
Became INST107 at TTS Nelson on 23 February 1945.
Transferred to TTS Hobsonville.
Sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti in 1959 for two hundred pounds minus engine and stripped of instruments, radio equipment, and electrical equipment.
NZ904 66-2697 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 14 March 1941.
To Central Flying School Tauranga.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ905 66-2698 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 14 March 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Written off 31 October 1941 in crash 1 mile east of Irwell after pilot baled out.
Written off books on 21 November 1944 as reduced to produce.
NZ906 66-2699 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 14 March 1941. To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty five pounds.
Forward fuselage stored at Dunsandel, South Island with P. Burns.
Now onsold to J. Walsh and stored at Belnheim.
NZ907 66-2700 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 14 March 1941. To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne.
Crashed at Woodbourne at 0100 hours on 03 December 1943.
The aircraft entered a turn shortly after take off but lost height and flew into the ground.
LAC John Rice killed.
Written off books on 12 January 1944 as reduced to spares.
NZ908 66-2701 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 14 March 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ909 66-2702 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 14 March 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Converted to INST170 with No.3 TTS Wigram 04 February 1957, although painted as both INST909 and INSTA169 for some years.
Transferred to No. 4 TTS Woodbourne in 1966.
 No disposal details known.
Major components stored at Mapua, with John Smith.

Harvard NZ909
( Tony McDonald Collection)

NZ910 66-2703 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941.
Assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 14 March 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ911 66-2704 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 14 March 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ912 66-2705 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Wairuna" in March 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 14 March 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANT engine serial no. 8778.
NZ913 66-2706 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR294/57 and sold by GSB tender to Mr. G. Bennett, Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-S3H1 engine serial number 8775.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ914 66-2707 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ915 66-2708 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941. To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Crashed at Wigram at 2135 hours on 15 April 1945 during solo night flying training.
The aircraft entered a diving turn just after takeoff before diving into the ground and burning.
LAC Keith Robertson killed.
Written off books on 05 May 1945.
NZ916 66-2709 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed and burned at Woodbourne during training flight on 17 February 1943.
Written off books at Woodbourne as reduced to spares on 25 February 1943.
NZ917 66-2710 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed and burned at Woodbourne during training flight at 0040 hours on 09 April 1943.
The aircraft climbed to 200 feet after takeoff and then turned and dived into the ground. LAC Ralph Brownlie killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne 11 May 1943.
NZ918 66-2711 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Converted to INST135 for CMT trainees at Taieri in April 1950.
Later transferred to Hobsonville.
Sold to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds on 03 April 1950.
Purchased by Jaycees and installed in childrens playground at Pahiatua in November 1963.
A news item in the NZ Herald dated 08 May 2003 noted that the town of Pahiatua was raising $5000 to spruce up the aircraft which is still in the playground and has become the town's icon.

Harvard NZ918
17th February 2010
( Tony McDonald Collection)

NZ919 66-2712 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 8710.
Broken up at Te Kuiti.
NZ920 66-2786 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Written off after mid air collision with NZ923 at Woodbourne 26 May 1942.
The aircraft struck NZ923 in the rear quarter after the pilot failed to see the other camouflaged aircraft.
Follwoing the accident it dived into the ground and burned.
Flying Officer Robert Cowper and LAC Derek Lippitt killed.
NZ921 66-2787 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed during training flight near Renwicktown about 1930 hours on 19 August 1941.
The aircraft gradually lost height after takeoff before crashing into a hill and exploding.
LAC Arthur Hathaway killed.
NZ922 66-2735 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 11483.
NZ923 66-2736 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941. To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Mid air collision with NZ920 on 26 May 1942 when NZ920 flew into the rear of the aircraft.
The seriosly damaged aircraft was successfully landed by LAC R. Nairn.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 11503.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ924 66-2737 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 11502.
NZ925 66-2738 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ926 66-2739 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 9007.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ927 66-2740 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed after hitting fence during cross wind takeoff from Blenheim 17 November 1941.
Converted to INST44 with TTS Rongotai on 14 July 1942.
Later transferred to Nelson.
No disposal details known.
NZ928 66-2741 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed near Woodbourne during training flight on 23 January 1943.
The aircraft stalled and spun into the ground while executing a steep turn at 400 feet.
LAC John Rutherfurd killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne on 12 February 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ929 66-2742 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed at Woodbourne while landing on training flight 18 February 1942 and written off.
NZ930 66-2743 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed at Woodbourne after striking trees during low level flying training 27 January 1943.
Written off Woodbourne 12 February 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ931 66-2744 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
 Declared surplus on SR294/57 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Mr. G. Bennett, Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-S341 engine serial number 11519.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ932 66-2745 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitnet R1340-ANI engine serial number 8747.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ933 66-2746 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed into the Wairau River during training flight at 1450 hours on 06 April 1943.
The aircraft hit a tree while low flying and crashed into the river bed.
LAC John Hadley killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne on 11 May 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ934 66-2747 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 6593.
NZ935 66-2748 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ936 66-2749 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941. T
o No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed at Woodbourne during training flight 09 February 1943.
Written off at Woodbourne 25 February 1943.
NZ937 66-2750 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty five pounds.
NZ938 66-2751 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ939 66-2752 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ940 66-2753 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Limerick" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 13189.
NZ941 66-2754 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 10575.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ942 66-2755 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
Crashed near Cust on training flight at 1400 hours on 16 November 1944.
The aircraft recovered from a spin at low altitude but then dived into the ground.
Flying Officer John Robinson and LAC Leonard Cunningham killed.
Written off books at Harewood 28 November 1944.
NZ943 66-2756 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 18183.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ944 66-2757 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
Test flown on 08 July 1941.
To No.1 FTS Wigram.
To No. 2 SFTS Woodbourne 04 March 1942.
To No. 1 SFTS Wigram 18 August 1944.
To storage 22 September 1945 with total airframe hours of 1970.25.
Converted to INST153 at Hobsonville in 1951.
Presented to MOTAT 03 May 1962 and now on display there as NZ944 in it's wartime yellow colour scheme.
NZ945 66-2758 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram. W
ith No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 11543.
NZ946 66-2759 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Converted to INST144 with No. 3 TAF at Wigram 31 August 1950.
Sold by GSB tender 262/55 to Horrell Company, Ashburton for twenty five pounds.
Presented to Jaycees for use in playground at Methven in 1967.
Fuselage stored at Blenheim with J. Walsh and other components with E. Billman, Auckland.
NZ947 66-2760 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 05 July 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Collided with Oxford NZ1332 on landing at Woodbourne 23 April 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ948 66-2761 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Used as instructional airframe at Woodbourne but no INST serial recorded apart from INST948.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962.
Fuselage to C. Darby and stored at Auckland.
Believed to be in process of being restored to static condition using parts from numerous other aircraft.
Presently with P. McQuarters at Ashburton.
NZ949 66-2762 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram. To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed into sea on training flight from Woodbourne 18 December 1942.
The aircraft was seen descending through cloud in a spin and did not recover before hitting the sea.
Pilot Officer Gerald Odlin and LAC William Johnson killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne on 12 February 1943.
NZ950 66-2763 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1941.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 8730.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ951 66-2764 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed near Blenheim during training flight at 1430 hours on 29 July 1941.
The aircraft recovered from a dive at 7000 feet and then lost height until crashing into the ground.
LAC Morris Jurgens killed.
NZ952 66-2765 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1941.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ953 66-2766 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1941.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 8779.
NZ954 66-2767 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
Converted to INST142 with No. 1 TAF at Whenuapai 31 August 1950.
Sold by GSB tender 6631/57 to A. Ellis, Onehunga, Auckland.
No further details known.
NZ955 66-2768 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed at Blenheim during training flight 18 August 1941 and written off.
NZ956 66-2769 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ957 66-2770 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Struck by Gordon NZ638 after landing at Lake Grassmere on 23 January 1942 and written off.
The aircraft swung during landing into the path of the Gordon which was taking off.
LAC John Nelson killed.
NZ958 66-2771 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
WFU Woodbourne 03 November 1943.
Written off books Woodbourne 25 November 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ959 66-2772 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed at Woodbourne when stalled on landing 10 November 1942.
Written off books Woodbourne 28 November 1942 as reduced to spares.
NZ960 66-2773 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ961 66-2774 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Aircraft disappeared during flight from Woodbourne to Lake Grassmere 21 January 1942.
Seat cushion washed ashore near Cape Campbell on 05 February 1942 was the only wreckage found and aircraft was presumed to have crashed into sea.
LAC Donald McKenzie and LAC Jack Villers missing presumed killed.
Written off books Blenheim 28 February 1942 as missing.
NZ962 66-2775 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed inverted into hillside in low cloud near Ward at 1100 hours on 24 October 1942.
Sergeant Graham Steele and LAC Charles Rickey killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne 16 November 1942.
NZ963 66-2776 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ964 66-2777 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Aircraft disappeared during training flight to east of Woodbourne 18 August 1942.
No wreckage ever found and aircraft is presumed to have crashed somewhere in the Mount Richmond Forest.
LAC John Orbell missing presumed killed.
Written off books Woodbourne 10 September 1942 as missing.
NZ965 66-2778 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 13191.
NZ966 66-2779 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Used as instructional airframe at Woodbourne but no INST serial recorded apart from INST966.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ967 66-2780 Mk II ? Issued to NZ under Empire Air Training Scheme.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in May 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 May 1941.
Test flown Hobsonville 22 September 1941.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed in the Omaka Valley during training flight on 17 February 1942 and written off.
The aircraft was completing a low level, high speed diving turn when the starboard wing detached.
It crashed into the ground in an inverted position.
Flying Officer John Ferguson and LAC Allen Hansen killed.
NZ968 76-3825 Mk II ? Previously AJ855. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed into sea during training flight from Woodbourne 17 December 1944.
It is believed that the pilot lost control of the aircraft during aerobatics.
LAC Ray Emmerson killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne 12 January 1945.
NZ969 76-3826 Mk II ? Previously AJ856. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ970 76-3827 Mk II ? Previously AJ857. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty five pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ971 76-3828 Mk II ? Previously AJ858. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 8736.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ972 76-3829 Mk II ? Previously AJ859. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Collided with Vincent NZ344 at Lake Grassmere landing strip on 11 March 1944.
Written off books Woodbourne 15 April 1944 as reduced to spares.
NZ973 76-3830 Mk II ? Previously AJ860. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed during training flight at Woodbourne after pilot bailed out following engine failure 26 May 1943.
Written off Woodbourne 29 June 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ974 76-3831 Mk II ? Previously AJ861. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340=ANI engine serial number 9005.
NZ975 76-3832 Mk II ? Previously AJ862. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed into sea during training flight from Woodbourne 24 November 1943.
The aircraft struck the ground target with it's port wing during a camera gun exercise.
A portion of the wing broke off and the aircraft rolled over into the sea. LAC Robert McLintock killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne on 16 December 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ976 76-3833 Mk II ? Previously AJ863. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ977 76-3834 Mk II ? Previously AJ864. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942. To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed in Kaikoura Ranges during training flight from Woodbourne 22 March 1942 and was written off with only 187.5 hours on the airframe and 197.5 hours on the engine.
NZ977 was being "tail chased" by NZ989 when they entered a valley where they were unable to outclimb the rising terrain.
The aircraft force landed in a group of trees while attempting a steep turn to exit the valley.
LAC J. Voss unhurt and was rescued 3 days later.
Salvaged in April 1983 by E. Billman and returned to storage in Auckland.
Restoration commenced in 1988 at Aerotech, Ardmore using some components from NZ989 which crashed in the same area at the same time and NZ1038.
Registration ZK-XII had been reserved but has since been cancelled.
The aircraft remains in storage with Greg Ryan at Ardmore.
NZ978 76-3835 Mk II ? Previously AJ865. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1944.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ979 76-3836 Mk II ? Previously AJ866. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
Crashed on takeoff during training flight from Woodbourne 16 April 1942.
Written off Woodbourne 08 May 1942 as reduced to spares.
NZ980 76-3837 Mk II ? Previously AJ867. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942. With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Converted to INST136 at Taieri in April 1950 for CMT trainees.
Later transferred to Hobsonville.
Sold by GSB tender number 6594 on 03 April 1950 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti. Purchased by Jaycees and installed in childrens playground at Tauranga in February 1963.
Removed from playground in 1979 and sold to Asplins Supplies for scrapping in 1980.
NZ981 76-3838 Mk II ? Previously AJ868. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ982 76-3839 Mk II ? Previously AJ869. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Used as instructional airframe at Woodbourne but no INST serial recorded apart from INST948.
Transferred to Ohakea as INST143 with No. 2 TAF Squadron 31 August 1950.
Converted to "hydraulic mock up" at Ohakea 21 May 1953.
Disposal details not known.
NZ983 76-3840 Mk II ? Previously AJ870. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ984 76-3841 Mk II ? Previously AJ871. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 8738.
NZ985 76-3842 Mk II ? Previously AJ872. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
NZ986 76-3843 Mk II ? Previously AJ873. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty five pounds.
NZ987 76-3844 Mk II ? Previously AJ874. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ988 76-3845 Mk II ? Previously AJ875. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 OTU, Ohakea.
Crashed at Rangitikei River mouth during training flight from Ohakea 26 February 1943.
The aircraft struck a sandhill while low flying and cartwheeled into the ground.
Sergeant James Denholm killed.
Written off books Ohakea 15 March 1943.
NZ989 76-3846 Mk II ? Previously AJ876. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942. To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed in Kaikoura Ranges during training flight from Woodbourne 22 March 1942 and written off.
NZ989 was tail chasing NZ977 when they entered a valley where they were unable to outclimb the rising terrain.
The aircraft stalled and crashed while attempting a steep turn to exit the valley.
LAC Brian Heaps killed.
Some parts salvaged by Eddie Billman in 1983 for use in restoration of NZ977 which crashed in same area at same time.
NZ990 76-3847 Mk II ? Previously AJ877. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 9027.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ991 76-3848 Mk II ? Previously AJ878. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.2 SFTS Woodbourne.
Crashed during training flight at Woodbourne 23 October 1943.
Written off Woodbourne 02 November 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ992 76-3849 Mk II ? Previously AJ879. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty five pounds.
NZ993 76-3850 Mk II ? Previously AJ880. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds.
Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 13186.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ994 76-3851 Mk II ? Previously AJ881. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
With No.2 SFTS, Woodbourne by March 1942.
To ATS Wigram.
Crashed half mile south of Brightwater off main Nelson-West Coast Road during training flight 04 July 1945. Written off at Nelson 04 August 1945.
NZ995 76-3852 Mk II ? Previously AJ882. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Declared unairworthy in July 1943.
Converted to INST60 with ATC Mobile Training Unit 09 February 1944.
Later transferred to Wigram.
No further details known.
NZ996 76-3853 Mk II ? Previously AJ883. From British Purchasing Mission contracts. Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 05 January 1942. To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944. Converted to INST166 with No.2 TAF Squadron at Ohakea in February 1950. Brought back on charge in May 1953. Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for two hundred pounds. Price included Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 8994.
NZ997 76-3854 Mk II ? Previously AJ884. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.30 Squadron.
Crashed after takeoff at Gisborne during a night training flight 04 August 1943.
The aircraft entered a left turn at about 100 feet and then lost height, crashing into trees amd losing both wings.
Written off Gisborne 08 September 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ998 76-3855 Mk II ? Previously AJ885. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty five pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ999 76-3856 Mk II ? Previously AJ886. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty five pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
Forward fuselage stored at Kumeu but was reported as having been "stolen" during late 1980s.
NZ1000 76-3857 Mk II ? Previously AJ887. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Converted to INST141 with No. 4 TAF Squadron at Taieri 31 August 1950.
Reduced to produce 02 December 1958.
NZ1001 76-3858 Mk II ? Previously AJ888. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To No.1 SFTS Wigram.
Crashed at Harewood when struck vehicle while landing 10 January 1945.
Written off books at Harewood 08 February 1945.
NZ1002 76-3859 Mk II ? Previously AJ889. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944. Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ1003 76-3860 Mk II ? Previously AJ890. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Used as instructional airframe at Woodbourne but no INST serial recorded apart from INST1003.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ1004 76-3861 Mk II ? Previously AJ891. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942. To ATS, Woodbourne by May 1944.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ1005 76-3862 Mk II ? Previously AJ892. From British Purchasing Mission contracts.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hauraki" in December 1941 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 January 1942.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ1006 88-9263 Mk IIA 41-33157 Previously EX184. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.25 Squadron, Seagrave from September-December 1943.
Twenty seventh Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Declared surplus and sold by GSB tender number 022110 dated 30 May 1978 with approximately 1700 hours total airframe time.
Sold to F. Pike, Maroubra, NSW, Australia for $2000 09 October 1978.
Price included propellor but no engine.
Shipped to Melbourne in July 1978.
To R. McFarlane, Lidcombe, NSW on 02 May 1986.
To C Sperou, Eastwood, SA on 02 July 1988.
To A. Schmidt, Leanyer, NT on 26 April 1990.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.

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NZ1007 88-9264 Mk IIA 41-33158 Previously EX185. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.25 Squadron, seagrave from late 1943.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 19 June 1953-25 August 1955.
Thirty third Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Converted to INST188 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne 22 August 1963.
Written off books Ohakea 19 September 1963.
Sold to Engine Support Inc., Florida, USA in 1978.
To The Aircraft Preservation Group, Auckland.
Sold and shipped to Australia in February 1980.
To B. Simpson, Glenhaven, NSW as VH-HAR on 22 April 1987.
To R.P. Walker, Heathcote, NSW 11 September 2002.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.
NZ1008 88-9265 Mk IIA 41-33159 Previously EX186. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
To 17 Squadron, Woodbourne.
Crashed on Kapiti Island during training flight from Woodbourne 05 November 1943.
The aircraft flew into a rock face during poor visibility.
Pilot Officer Harold Longley and Flight Sergeant Ivan Cummins killed.
Written off books at Woodbourne 01 March 1944.
NZ1009 88-9266 Mk IIA 41-33160 Previously EX187. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 21 December 1950-20 August 1951, 29 October 1951-07 July 1952.
Twenty fourth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
In storage Wigram 1973.
Converted to INST211 with No. 4 TTS Woodbourne 1976.
Fuselage presently in storage with RNZAF Historic flight at Ohakea.
NZ1010 88-9267 Mk IIA 41-33161 Previously EX188. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 06 December 1948-04 May 1950, 11 August 1950-29 February 1952, 26 May 1952-07 July 1952.
With No.42 Squadron 22 August 1952-17 August 1955.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 17 August 1955-24 February 1956.
Thirtieth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Crashed on PAR training flight near Feilding at 1415 hours on 28 October 1965.
The aircraft stalled and spun into the ground on approach in deteriorating weather.
Pilot Officer Lawrence Fitzmaurice killed.
Written off books at Ohakea 20 December 1965 as reduced to spares.
Engine number 101196.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962 prior to melting down.
NZ1011 88-9268 Mk IIA 41-33162 Previously EX189. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942. To No.2 OTU Ohakea.
Crashed near Feilding during night training flight on 16 November 1942.
The aircraft was carrying out aerobatics when it dived into the ground and caught fire after a roll.
Sergeant John Dornbusch killed.
Written off books at Ohakea on 28 November 1942.
NZ1012 88-9269 Mk IIA 41-33163 Previously EX190. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
With No.2 (TAF) Squadron 17 December 1948-29 August 1952.
Nineteenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957. Used by CFS Wigram until 1962 when placed in long term storage.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender 022102 to Ashburton Aviation Society for $2500 on 03 July 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
On display as NZ1012 at Ashburton Aviation Museum.
NZ1013 88-9270 Mk IIA 41-33164 Previously EX191. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942. With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 14 February 1949-09 August 1950, 03 October 1950-26 August 1952.
With No.42 Squadron 26 August 1952-24 August 1956.
Thirty sixth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Crash landed at Ohakea on 22 October 1969 and written off when sudden wind change caused heavy landing.
Converted to INST199 and believed used for firecrew practice.
NZ1014 88-9271 Mk IIA 41-33165 Previously EX192. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
With No.2 (TAF) Squadron 06 March 1949-18 August 1955.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 19 August 1955-06 August 1956.
Thirty fifth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Declared surplus to requirements and converted to INST191 with No.3 TTS at Wigram for firecrew training in early 1963.
Written off books 13 February 1963 and reduced to scrap by 1964.
NZ1015 88-9272 Mk IIA 41-33166 Previously EX193. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 21 December 1950-03 September 1954.
Sixth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
In storage Wigram 1973.
Reactivated with Flying Training Wing, Wigram 1974.
Flown Woodbourne to Wigram 31 July 1979 for use by RNZAF Historic Flight.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand with RNZAF Historic Flight, Wigram.

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NZ1016 88-9273 Mk IIA 41-33167 Previously EX194. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942. With No.4 (TAF) Squadron March 1949-18 October 1951.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 12 December 1951-10 July 1952.
Fourth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Declared surplus and disposed of through GSB tender 26 October 1962.
No further details known.
NZ1017 88-9274 Mk IIA 41-33168 Previously EX195. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations. S
hipped to New Zealand on "Waiotapu" in September 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 22 September 1942.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 25 July 1949-02 October 1950, 17 November 1950-28 April 1952, 29 August 1952-22 August 1955.
Thirty fourth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Fitted out as FAC aircraft with No.14 Squadron in 1965.
Force landed after engine failure approximately 9 miles north of Taupo during FAC exercise 12 December 1972.
Crew unhurt and aircraft retrieved to Ohakea by road 14 December.
Stripped of all useable components and scrapped.
NZ1018 88-9839 Mk IIA 41-33299 Previously EX326. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "USA TV No. 389" in November 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 01 December 1942.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 05 August 1949-15 June 1953.
Third Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Declared surplus and disposed of through GSB tender 26 October 1962.
No further details known.
NZ1019 88-9840 Mk IIA 41-33300 Previously EX327. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "USA TV No. 389" in November 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 01 December 1942.
Twenty first Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Crashed at Wigram after ground looping and wiping off undercarriage 17 February 1959.
Airframe written off books Wigram 21 April 1959.
Engine retained as serviceable.
NZ1020 88-9841 Mk IIA 41-33301 Previously EX328. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Transport 67" in October 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 07 November 1942.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron, Norwood March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron, Milson May-August 1943.
Twenty third Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Crashed 1 mile south of Birdlings Flat while inspecting rocket range at 0955 hours on 15 April 1957.
The aircraft had verified that the range was clear of shipping and was flying low along the beach when it hit a sand dune.
Flight Lieutenant Bruce McGill and journalist John Bridgman killed.
Airframe written off Wigram 18 June 1957 and engine alloted to Woodbourne for reduction to spares 05 July 1957.
NZ1021 88-9842 Mk IIA 41-33302 Previously EX329. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Transport 67" in October 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 07 November 1942.
To No.2 OTU Ohakea.
Crashed into a hillside near Marton at 1040 hours on 21 February 1944 after suffering structual failure.
The aircraft was performing aerobatics and was pulling out of a high speed dive when the port wing was over stressed and collapsed.
Sergeant Alfred Carless and Sergeant Albert Brittain killed.
Written off at Ohakea 08 March 1944 as reduced to produce.
 
NZ1022 88-10251 Mk IIA 41-33394 Previously EX421. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
To No.1 Anti Aircraft Co-op Flight, Mangere September 1943.
Collided with tractor while taxiing at Mangere on 15 September 1943 and converted to INST80 at Nelson 11 October 1943.
No further details known.
NZ1023 88-10252 Mk IIA 41-33395 Previously EX422. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
With No.25 Squadron from December 1943.
With No.42 Squadron 15 January 1952-01 May 1956.
Twenty ninth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Declared surplus to requirements and converted to INST189 with No. 4 TTS Woodbourne 22 August 1962.
Sold to Engine Support Inc., Florida, USA in July 1978.
To The Aircraft Preservation Group, Auckland.
To B. Candler, Chapman, ACT as VH-CRC on 08 February 1988.
To D. Cordy, Marong, Victoria on 15 October 1992.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.
NZ1024 88-10253 Mk IIA 41-33396 Previously EX423. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 10 August 1950-31 March 1955.
Seventh Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 02110 09 October 1978 to F. Pike, Maroubra, NSW, Australia for $2000.
Price included propellor but no engine.
Shipped to Melbourne in July 1978.
To display at Drages Airworld.
To D. Hamilton, Whorouly, Victoria as VH-XNZ on 27 February 1991.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.

Harvard NZ1024
Photo by Martin Edwards  Harvard NZ1024
Photo by Martin Edwards  Harvard NZ1024
Photo by Martin Edwards  Harvard AT-6D  
NZ1024 VH-XNZ 
Point Cook Air Pageant  
29th February 2004 
Brendan Cowan

NZ1025 88-10254 Mk IIA 41-33397 Previously EX424. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 11 September 1950-28 November 1951, 29 August 1952-22 August 1955.
Fourteenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962. Sold by GSB tender in 1978 to Engine Support Inc. Florida, USA with 1552 airframe hours.
To J. Sullivan and D. Diamond, Timaru as ZK-ENN on 30 June 1980.
First flight as ZK-ENN 14 August 1980.
To J. Greenstreet, Auckland on 22 December 1987.
Crashed Ardmore during aerobatic display practice on 25 February 1990 and cancelled from register on 18 March 1992.
NZ1026 88-10255 Mk IIA 41-33398 Previously EX425. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
To No.4 OTU, Ohakea.
Crashed near Rangitikei River mouth at 1425 hours on 16 January 1945.
The aircraft dived into ground while completing a steep turn during an instrument flying exercise.
Sergeant Peter Brown and Sergeant Gerald Friel killed.
Written off books at Ohakea on 26 January 1945.
NZ1027 88-10256 Mk IIA 41-33399 Previously EX426. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
Twenty second Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Disposed of through GSB tender 26 October 1962.
No further details known.
NZ1028 88-10257 Mk IIA 41-33400 Previously EX427. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943.
Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
To 21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
Twenty eighth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Crashed near Lake Ellesmere when aircraft struck ground vertically during training flight at 1042 hours on 28 May 1957.
Pilot Officer Patrick Hilson killed.
Written off books Wigram 28 August 1957.
NZ1029 88-10258 Mk IIA 41-33401 Previously EX428. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Trivervank" in December 1942 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 18 January 1943. Allocated to 22 (Army Co-op) Squadron Norwood, March-May 1943.
21 (Army Co-op) Squadron Milson, May-August 1943.
Twentieth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Disposed of through GSB tender 26 October 1962.
Later scrapped.
NZ1030 88-12029 Mk IIA 41-33558 Previously EX585. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943.
Crashed at Rongotai during training flight 19 October 1943.
Written off books at Rongotai 16 November 1943.
NZ1031 88-12030 Mk IIA 41-33559 Previously EX586. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943.
With CFS, Tauranga early 1944.
To No.2 OTU Ohakea.
Crashed in Pohangina River during training flight at 1000 hours on 05 July 1944.
The aircraft struck power lines while low flying and rolled over into the river.
Sergeant George Baillie killed and Sergeant L. Crotty injured.
Aircraft written off books at Ohakea 14 July 1944 as reduced to spares.
NZ1032 88-12031 Mk IIA 41-33560 Previously EX587. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943.
To No.2 OTU Ohakea.
Crashed into hillside near Palmerston North at 0910 hours on 31 August 1943.
The aircraft was descending through fog and off course when it hit the ground.
Sergeant Edwin Corney killed.
Written off books at Ohakea 14 July 1944.
NZ1033 88-12032 Mk IIA 41-33561 Previously EX588. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
First flight 03 February 1943.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943.
First flight in NZ 07 May 1943.
Allocated to No.2 EFTS Ashburton 21 May 1943.
To Fighter Gunnery School, Gisborne 15 May 1944.
Placed into long term storage on 03 December 1945.
Fifth Mk IIA to be converted to MK 2A* and outshopped 29 August 1955.
To FTS Wigram 07 September 1955.
To 42 Squadron 22 November 1956.
To long term storage Wigram 26 August 1957.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender 02104 to SNZ Sport and Vintage Aviation Society, Wellington for $2000 on 22 September 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
To S.G. Quill, Palmerston North on 24 February 1981 and registered as ZK-SGQ.
To New Zealand Sport and Vintage Aviation Society, Masterton on 15 October 1981.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1034 88-12033 Mk IIA 41-33562 Previously EX589. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943. With CFS, Tauranga early 1944.
With No.2 OTU Ohakea 1944-1945.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 02 November 1950-08 October 1951.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 08 October 1951-07 July 1952.
Eighth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Stored at Woodbourne from August 1972.
Converted to INST210 with No. 4 TTS Woodbourne in 1976 and transferred to Ohakea.
Issued to RNZAF Museum Ohakea August 1977 in complete but unflyable condition.
Presented to RAAF and flown to Australia in RNZAF Hercules for presentation to RAAF Museum on 12 December 1988.
Displayed in Pt.Cook Museum, Victoria as NZ947.
NZ1035 88-12034 Mk IIA 41-33563 Previously EX590. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943.
With CFS, Tauranga early 1944.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
Crashed at Raumai after mid air collision with NZ1048 during training flight at 0930 hours on 04 August 1945.
The aircraft lost part of it's wing in the accident and entered a spiral dive before crashing on farmland near Ohakea.
Sergeant Charles Gray killed.
Written off books at Ohakea 21 August 1945.
NZ1036 88-12035 Mk IIA 41-33564 Previously EX591. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943. With CFS, Tauranga early 1944.
With No.2 (TAF) Squadron 27 July 1950-14 July 1952.
With Taiere Station 24 January 1953-16 September 1954.
Crashed near Allanton during night flight from Taieri at 2245 hours on 16 September 1954.
The aircraft dived vertically into the ground after the crew had suffered carbon monoxide poisoning.
Flying Officer Ronald Slade and LAC Robert Lester killed.
Written off at Taieri 11 October 1954. Pratt and Whitney R1340-ANI engine serial number 100043 also written off.
NZ1037 88-12036 Mk IIA 41-33565 Previously EX592. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Vessel 27" in April 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 20 April 1943.
With CFS, Tauranga early 1944.
With No.2 (TAF) Squadron 19 December 1950-16 September 1955.
Thirty seventh and final Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
In use by New Zealand Army as FAC aircraft during 1970's.
In storage Wigram 1973.
Reactivated with 14 Squadron, Ohakea January 1974.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022108 to J. Mathewson, Ranfurly, Otago for $7600 on 05 July 1978.
Price included engine and propellor. Registered as ZK-ENA on 20 June 1978.
To W. Mathewson, Ranfurly on 17 April 1997.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand. Advertised for sale in March 2003.
Now owned by Ray Hanna and based at Wanaka.
NZ1038 88-13187 Mk IIA 41-33714 Previously EX741. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 26 June 1943.
With CFS, Tauranga early 1944.
Thirteenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962. Stored at Woodbourne from September 1972.
Sold by GSB tender in dismantled condition in 1978 to M. Nortier, Auckland.
Stored in incomplete condition with E. Billman, Auckland.
To R. Poynton, Como, WA as VH-AYO on 18 March 1992.
To D. Brooks, Canning Vale, WA on 24 April 1996.
 Airworthy and flying in Australia.
NZ1039 88-13188 Mk IIA 41-33715 Previously EX742. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 26 June 1943.
With CFS, Tauranga early 1944.
Ninth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Declared surplus and sold by GSB tender during 1978 to M. Nortier, Auckland.
No further details known.
NZ1040 88-13189 Mk IIA 41-33716 Previously EX743. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 26 June 1943.
Fifteenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957. Stored at Woodbourne from September 1972.
Sold by GSB tender in 1978 to Engine Support Inc., Florida, USA.
To Silverstream Museum, Christchurch.
To Canterbury Flight of Confederate Air Force for restoration to flying condition 1988.
Sold in Australia in March 2000 and presently flying in Queensland in a US Navy colour scheme registered VH-XXH to Cairns Airport Hangars Ltd, Cairns, Queensland.
NZ1041 88-13190 Mk IIA 41-33717 Previously EX744. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 26 June 1943.
Thirty second Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Disposed of by GSB to New Zealand National Airways Corporation Technical Training School, Auckland 08 October 1971.
Dismantled in Christchurch in 1972 and transferred to Auckland.
To J. Saunders, Blenheim and stored.
NZ1042 88-13191 Mk IIA 41-33718 Previously EX745. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 26 June 1943.
Crashed in Matukituki Valley, Otago at about 0700 hours on 17 January 1953 while searching for 2 missing trampers.
The aircraft was caught in a downdraught and crashed into a deep ravine.
Squadron Leader George Johnson killed and Flight Lieutenant A. Bills injured.
Written off Taieri 01 April 1953.
NZ1043 88-13192 Mk IIA 41-33719 Previously EX746. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 26 June 1943.
Struck by NZ1014 while taxying at Ohakea 28 June 1945.
Written off books at Ohakea 09 August 1945.
NZ1044 88-13193 Mk IIA 41-33720 Previously EX747. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 26 June 1943.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
First Mk IIa to be converted to Mk 2A* August 1954.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 03 September 1954-18 November 1955.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Disposed of through GSB to NZNAC Technical Training School, Christchurch 08 October 1971.
Stored in Christchurch with Air New Zealand Training School.
NZ1045 88-13194 Mk IIA 41-33721 Previously EX748. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "James Hogg" in June 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 June 1943.
To 30 Squadron Gisborne.
Crashed and burned during training flight 11 November 1943.
The aircraft hit trees on a farm near Gisborne while low flying, lost a wing and crashed through a house before catching fire.
Flying Officer Roland Browne killed and Flying Officer D. Nilsson badly burned but survived.
Written off books at Gisborne 24 November 1943 as reduced to spares.
NZ1046 88-13903 Mk IIA 41-33762 Previously EX789. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 July 1943.
Eleventh Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Declared surplus to requirements at Wigram 19 July 1963 and written off 12 September 1963.
Converted to INST185 with No. 3 TTS and used for firecrew training.
Scrapped by early 1970s.
NZ1047 88-13904 Mk IIA 41-33763 Previously EX790. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 July 1943.
Sixteenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 27 April 1956-07 October 1956.
Crashed in Rakaia River when it struck ground during low flying exercise at about 0930 hours on 07 October 1956.
The aircraft's starboard wingtop had struck a small hill and it cartwheeled into the ground.
Flying Officer Richard Kettelwell killed.
Written off books at Wigram 07 February 1957.
NZ1048 88-13905 Mk IIA 41-33764 Previously EX791. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 July 1943.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944. Crashed at Raumai after midair collision with NZ1035 during training flight at 0930 hours on 04 August 1945.
The aircraft tail was destroyed in the accident and it spiralled into farmland near Ohakea. Sergeant Warren Sharpe killed.
Written off books Ohakea 21 August 1945.
NZ1049 88-13906 Mk IIA 41-33765 Previously EX792. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 July 1943.
Tenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Disposed of through GSB tender 26 October 1962. Broken up 1963.
NZ1050 88-13907 Mk IIA 41-33766 Previously EX793. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 July 1943.
With No.2 FOTU, Ohakea late 1944.
Twenty fifth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Stored at Woodbourne from September 1972. Converted to INST207 20 February 1973.
To gate guardian at Wigram from 14 June 1973 as NZ1050.

Harvard NZ1050 
Wigram 
25th March 2008
Photo by George Canciani  Harvard NZ1050
20th August 2011
( Tony McDonald Collection)

NZ1051 88-13908 Mk IIA 41-33767 Previously EX794. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville. BOC 19 July 1943.
Twenty sixth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Stored at Woodbourne from September 1972.
Sold by GSB tender in 1978 to M. Nortier, Auckland.
To J. Pay, Tyabb, Victoria 01 May 2001 as VH-NZH.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.

Harvard NZ1051
Photo by Martin Edwards

NZ1052 88-13909 Mk IIA 41-33768 Previously EX795. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 July 1943.
Seventeenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962. Stored at Woodbourne from September 1972.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 021011 dismantled and incomplete to Museum of Transport and Technology, Auckland for $650 in 1978.
To P. Burns, Christchurch 1982.
To M. Nicholls, Blenheim 02 June 1987 and registered as ZK-MJN on 02 June 1987.
Rebuilt to flying condition by Aero Tech at Ardmore during 1990-91.
To Harvard 1052 Syndicate, Auckland 11 December 1991.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1053 88-13910 Mk IIA 41-33769 Previously EX796. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "B.J. Wheeler" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 19 July 1943.
Eighteenth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Stored at Woodbourne from September 1972.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022124 dismantled and incomplete to Museum of Transport and Technology, Auckland for $100 in 1978.
To Taranaki Aviation and Transport Museum 1978.
To D. Subritsky for restoration to flying condition.
To Harvard 53 Syndicate, Ardmore 23 December 1997 registered as ZK-JJA.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
Damaged after groundlooping at Whangarei on 27 March 2004.
Repaired and airworthy again by mid 2005.
NZ1054 88-14175 Mk IIA 41-33798 Previously EX825. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Catesear" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 August 1943.
With No.25 Squadron from late 1943.
Crashed 14 December 1945.
Written off Ohakea 18 March 1946 as beyond economical repair.
Written off books Ohakea 15 April 1946.
NZ1055 88-14176 Mk IIA 41-33799 Previously EX826. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Catesear" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 August 1943.
Second Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Crashed at Wigram after striking trees during training flight 02 February 1956.
Written off books Woodbourne 04 April 1956 as being reduced to spares and produce.
NZ1056 88-14177 Mk IIA 41-33800 Previously EX827. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Catesear" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 August 1943.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 21 December 1950-03 May 1952.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 29 August 1952-22 August 1955.
To Whenuapai Station Flight 22 August 1955-December 1955.
Thirty first Mk IIA to be converted to MK 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
Fitted out as FAC aircraft with No.14 Squadron 1965.
Took part in final Harvard flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022107 to W. Williams, Mount Maunganui for $6300 18 October 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
To D. Reidpath, Auckland and registered as ZK-ENL on 12 October 1978.
Ferried to Australia ex Auckland on 12 May 1979.
Registered as VH-NAH on 09 February 1984 to Mount Carli Pty. Ltd, Melbourne. Airworthy and flying in Australia.

Harvard NZ1056
Photo by Martin Edwards  Harvard NZ1056
Photo by Martin Edwards  Harvard NZ1056
Photo by Martin Edwards

NZ1057 88-14178 Mk IIA 41-33801 Previously EX828. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Catesear" in July 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 August 1943.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 20 June 1953-27 May 1955. T
welfth Mk IIA to be converted to Mk 2A* between August 1954 and May 1957.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 20 June 1953-27 May 1955.
Stored at Woodbourne from September 1972.
Sold to Engine Support Inc., Florida, USA in 1978.
To Silverstream Aeronautical Collection, Hutt Valley.
To C. Darby, Auckland and advertised for sale during 1988.
Restored to flying condition at Ardmore during early 1990s.
To Harvard 1057 Syndicate, Auckland as ZK-TVI on 18 December 1997 with it's first flight on 23 December 1997.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1058 88-14491 Mk III 41-33838 Previously EX865. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Cape Florida" in September 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 06 October 1943.
Thirteenth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
Force landed at Darfield in April 1975 which resulted in internal damage to centre section which was uneconomical to repair.
Presented to Ferrymead Aviation Society, Christchurch late 1976.
On display at Ferrymead Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand, after rebuild to static condition incorporating parts from NZ1080.
NZ1059 88-14492 Mk III 41-33839 Previously EX866. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Cape Florida" in September 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 06 October 1943.
To No.4 OTU Ardmore.
Struck by NZ3163 on ground at Ardmore on 16 May 1944.
The P-40 slewed to the left of the runway on landing and it's wingtip sliced through the Harvard's cockpit.
Flying Officer Walter de Maus killed and Sergeant R. Looker uninjured.
Written off books Ardmore 24 May 1944 and converted to INST101 with No.1 RS Hamilton.
Later transferred to ATC Northern Wing. No further details known.
NZ1060 88-14493 Mk III 41-33840 Previously EX867. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Cape Florida" in September 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 06 October 1943.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 10 April 1952-29 February 1956.
Twelfth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Presented to RAAF and transported to Australia by RAAF Hercules 23 November 1977.
Restored to flying condition by Winrye Aviation and registered to RAAF Museum, Point Cook on 28 September 1988 as VH-SFY.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.
Believed to have ground looped on landing on 02 December 2004.

Harvard NZ1060
as "NZ934"
Photo by Martin Edwards

NZ1061 88-14494 Mk III 41-33841 Previously EX868. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Cape Florida" in September 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 06 October 1943.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 09 July 1956-15 August 1957. Fourteenth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Sold by GSB tender in 1978 to W. Greville, Broken Hill, NSW and registered ZK-ENH on 02 August 1978.
Flown ex Auckland to Sydney departing Auckland on 15 April 1979.
Registered to W. Greville, Broken Hill, NSW as VH-PEM on 01 July 1980.
To Walcha Aerial Services, Walcha, NSW on 16 April 1988.
To D.L. Salter, Wanderriby, Wlacha, NSW on 27 August 2001.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.
NZ1062 88-14886 Mk III 41-33914 Previously EX941. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Thomas J. Rusk" in October 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 01 November 1943.
With No.3 (TAF)Squadron 26 September 1950-17 March 1955.
Destroyed by fire at Wigram 17 March 1955.
Written off books at Wigram 24 May 1955 as reduced to spares and produce.
NZ1063 88-14887 Mk III 41-33915 Previously EX942. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Thomas J. Rusk" in October 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 01 November 1943.
Crashed at Waiouru during Army Co-operation flight at 1125 on 05 November 1952.
The aircraft was perforing a low level slow roll when it stalled and dived into the ground.
Sergeant Pilot Richard Varney killed.
Written off books Ohakea 01 April 1953.
NZ1064 88-14888 Mk III 41-33916 Previously EX943. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Thomas J. Rusk" in October 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 01 November 1943. To No.4 FTS Wigram.
Crashed while on night flying training at Wigram 23 September 1949.
Written off books Wigram and cockpit converted to INST146 with No.3 TAF Squadron at Wigram.
NZ1065 88-14889 Mk III 41-33917 Previously EX944. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Thomas J. Rusk" in October 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 01 November 1943.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 08 December 1955-03 October 1956.
Eighth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962. T
ook part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Last RNZAF pilot to fly her in June 77 was Dave Peters whose name was on the LH cowl.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022107 to W. Williams, Mount Maunganui for $6300 on 17 July 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
Registered to Harvard Syndicate, Mount Maunganui as ZK-ENF on 20 June 1978. To Harvard 65 Syndicate, Auckland on 14 February 1984.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.

Harvard NZ965 or NZ1065
Photo by Ivan Prince

NZ1066 88-14672 Mk III 41-33878 Previously EX905. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Fort George" in November 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 December 1943.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 27 September 1955-06 December 1956.
Ninth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 02107 to W. Williams, Mount Maunganui for $6300 on 17 July 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
To M. Christopherson, Mount Maunganui and registered as ZK-ENE on 20 June 1978.
To P. Leuch, Auckland on 21 November 1978.
To Booth/Porter Syndicate, Auckland on 21 August 1984.
o Wanaka Harvard Syndicate, Temuka on 25 February 1994.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1067 88-14673 Mk III 41-33879 Previously EX906. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Fort George" in November 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 December 1943.
With No.2 BR Squadron, Ohakea during late 1945.
Crashed in the Eyrewell State Forest during a training flight from Wigram at 1151 hours on 17 March 1955.
Control of the aircraft was lost during a slow roll and it crashed into the river bed and burnt out.
Acting Pilot Officer John Williams killed.
Written off books at Wigram 04 July 1955.
NZ1068 88-14674 Mk III 41-33880 Previously EX907. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Fort George" in November 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 December 1943.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 05 June 1956-22 July 1957.
Stored at Woodbourne after withdrawal from use with No.1 FTS.
Converted to INST172 with No.4 TTS at Woodbourne 17 October 1957.
Sold by GSB tender in 1978 to P. Burns, Christchurch.
To J. Smith, Mapua for display only and stored.
NZ1069 88-14675 Mk III 41-33881 Previously EX908. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Fort George" in November 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 December 1943.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 28 May 1955-25 August 1955.
With Taiere Station 25 August 1955-22 July 1957.
Stored at Woodbourne after withdrawal from use with No.1 FTS.
Converted to INST173 with No.4 TTS at Woodbourne 17 October 1957.
To No.23 ATC Squadron, Nelson in 1964.
Sold by GSB tender in January 1972 to J. Regan Lower Hutt.
To D. Subritzky in February 1973.
Believed to be stored at Dairy Flat Airfield, Auckland.
Possibly now sold to Australia.
NZ1070 88-13602 Mk IIA 41-33756 Previously EX783. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Fort George" in December 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 24 December 1943.
Received in bad condition with numerous parts missing and wooden rear fuselage.
Stored at Hobsonville March-July 1945, before being transferred to Hamilton.
Possibly never flew with RNZAF and was broken up at Woodbourne.
Written off books Woodbourne 03 February 1954 as reduced to spares and produce.
NZ1071 88-15122 Mk III 41-33970 Previously EX997. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Westmoor" in December 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 04 January 1944.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 31 March 1955-12 April 1955.
Rebuilt to modernised Mk III* standard 1955-1957.
Crashed at Wigram after nosing over and turning on back during short landing on training flight 16 June 1956.
Written off books at Woodbourne 18 July 1957 as reduced to spares and produce.
NZ1072 88-15123 Mk III 41-33971 Previously EX998. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations. S
hipped to New Zealand on "Westmoor" in December 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 04 January 1944.
Crashed on take off 01 November 1948.
Written off books 24 January 1949.
NZ1073 88-15124 Mk III 41-33972 Previously EX999. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Westmoor" in December 1943 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 04 January 1944.
With No.42 Squadron on forest fire watching duties from Rotorua October 1945-February 1946.
Crashed and written off after mid air collision with NZ1084 over Wigram 10 February 1953.
NZ1074 88-15869 Mk III 41-34115 Previously EZ242. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hughli Gulf" in April 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 03 May 1944.
Rebuilt to modernised Mk III* standard 1955-1957.

With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 03 August 1956-04 March 1957.
Crashed at Ngaruawahia Military Camp while low flying at 1605 hours on 04 March 1957.
The aircraft had completed the exercise assigned to it and was making a high speed climbing roll when it stalled and crashed.
Pilot Officer Alan Kinsella and Pilot Officer Graeme Askew killed.
Written off books at Whenuapai 29 April 1957.

NZ1075 88-15870 Mk III 41-34116 Previously EZ243. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hughli Gulf" in April 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 03 May 1944.
Nineteenth and final Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Sold by GSB tender during 1978 to Airferry Inc., Sydney, NSW and registered to Leather Fashions Ltd., Auckland as ZK-ENI on 20 November 1978.
Sold and flown to Australia in August 1981.
Cancelled from NZ register on 24 June 1982.
Registered to H. Brunton, Narromine, NSW as VH-HVD on 21 June 1982.
To Fintonne PTY., Collingwood NSW on 03 February 1989.
To D. Hamilton, Whorouly, Victoria on 11 November 1994.
To Global Network Pty., Braybrook, Victoria on 15 December 1995.
To Airport Facilities Ltd. Braybook, Victoria on 22 October 1996.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.

Harvard NZ1075
Photo by Martin Edwards  Harvard NZ1075
Photo by Martin Edwards  Harvard NZ1075
Photo by Martin Edwards

NZ1076 88-15871 Mk III 41-34117 Previously EZ244. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hughli Gulf" in April 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 03 May 1944.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 09 February 1956-08 October 1956.
Fifth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022106 to R. Brereton, Dunedin for $8850 on 05 July 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
Registered as ZK-ENB on 20 June 1978.
To R. Brereton, Feilding on 30 March 1981.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1077 88-15872 Mk III 41-34118 Previously EZ245. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hughli Gulf" in April 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 03 May 1944.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 19 February 1957-08 August 1957.
Stored at Woodbourne after service with No.1 FTS.
Converted to INST174 with No.4 TTS at Woodbourne 17 October 1957.
Sold by GSB tender in 1964.
Previously mounted on a display pedestal in Ashburton back yard.
Under restoration at Ashburton with C. and K. Horrell.
NZ1078 88-15873 Mk III 41-34119 Previously EZ246. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Hughli Gulf" in April 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 03 May 1944.
With No.2 (TAF) Squadron February 1955-22 November 1956.
First Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Force landed at Redwood on 18 November 1974, after engine failure but not badly damaged.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold GSB tender number 022112 to W. Field, Nelson for $11250 on 2 July 1978.
Registered to G. Martin and partner, Blenheim as ZK-ENG on 10 July 1978.
To J. Greville, Auckland on 04 March 1982.
To Harvard 78 Syndicate, Auckland on 01 June 1984.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1079 88-15367 Mk III 41-34050 Previously EZ177. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Meerkerk" in April 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 09 May 1944.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron December 1954-19 April 1956.
Second Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022107 to W. Williams, Mount Maunganui for $6300 on 07 August 1978.
Exported to USA for P. Brice, Basye, Virginia on "Australian Venture" in September 1978.
FAA originally refused certification of aircraft due to lack of c/n on the airframe.
Serial was traced back through USAAF and North American Rockwell records and aircraft was finally flown in RNZAF Red Checkers livery as N111PB on 07 December 1978.
To G. Morgan, Tarrant, Texas as N101NZ.
On display at Vintage Flying Museum, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, Texas.
Since exported to the USA the c/n of this aircraft has been shown as 88-15611.
NZ1080 88-16081 Mk III 42-84300 Previously EZ297. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
Third Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Crashed in Rakaia River during low-level training flight at 0935 hours on 11 August 1973 and written off.
Acting Pilot Officer Antony Schmidt killed and Flight Lieutenant John Woolford seriously injured.
NZ1081 88-16082 Mk III 42-84301 Previously EZ298. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
Crashed into ground at high speed during training flight from Wigram 17 October 1955.
The aircraft broke through the cloud base at about 1500 feet in a steep dive and under full power.
It was presumed that the non instrument rated pilot became disorientated in thick cloud and lost control of the aircraft.
Acting Pilot Officer Walter Thomson killed.
Written off books at Wigram 10 January 1956.
NZ1082 88-16143 Mk III 42-84362 Previously EZ299. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
With NO.4 (TAF) Squadron 22 February 1956-23 July 1957.
Stored at Woodbourne after withdrawal from use with No.1 FTS.
Converted to INST175 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne 17 October 1957 after ground collision with NZ1086.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender in 1978 to Engine Support Inc. Florida, USA.
Stored at Dairy Flat by December 1979. Registered as ZK-ELN.
To NZ Wing, Confederate Air Force, Dairy Flat on 18 November 1980.
Registration cancelled 27 March 1991.
Aircraft re-registered as ZK-USM on 28 February 1997 to Confederate Air Force, NZ Wing, Dairy Flat and made it's first flight on 03 May 1997.
To Confederate Air Force, NZ Wing Trust Board, Auckland on 26 May 2000.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1083 88-16144 Mk III 42-84363 Previously EZ300. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
Seventh Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Converted to INST212 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne.
Presently stored at Ohakea as reserve aircraft for RNZAF Historic Flight.
NZ1084 88-16145 Mk III 42-84364 Previously EZ301. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
Crashed and written off after mid air collision with NZ1073 over Wigram on 10 February 1953.
Written off Wigram 01 April 1953.
NZ1085 88-16324 Mk III 42-84543 Previously EZ329. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944. With No.2 (TAF) Squadron 06 December 1955-06 December 1956.
Sixteenth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 06 December 1956-08 August 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 02107 to W. Williams, Mount Maunganui for $8320 on 18 October 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
To M. Reidpath, Auckland and registered as ZK-ENM on 12 October 1978.
To K. Arditto, Geelong, Victoria on 21 March 1979.
Delivered ex Auckland to Australia on 12 May 1979. To B. Andrews, Toorak, Victoria on 03 April 1980 as VH-SNJ.
To G. Zuccoli, Brinkin, NT on 19 November 1985.
To G. Zuccoli, Toowoomba, Queensland on 05 June 1987.
To L. Zuccoli, Toowoomba, Queensland on 15 June 1997.
Airworthy and flying in Australia.

Harvard NZ1085
Photo by Martin Edwards

NZ1086 88-16325 Mk III 42-84544 Previously EZ330. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
With No.42 Squadron on forest fire watching duties from Rotorua from February 1946.
With No.4 (TAF) Squadron 09 October 1956-02 August 1957. With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 11 March 1955-05 September 1955.
Stored at Woodbourne after withdrawal from service with No.1 FTS.
Converted to INST176 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne 17 October 1957.
Sold by GSB tender during 1978 to Engine Support Inc., Florida, USA.
To C. Darby, Auckland 1978.
Stored at Dairy Flat by December 1979.
Sold to Australia.
No further details known.
NZ1087 88-16326 Mk III 42-84545 Previously EZ331. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
Fifteenth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 12 September 1955-22 August 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Converted to INST213 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne June 1977.
To Wigram October 1981 for display at RNZAF Museum Wigram.
The aircraft arrived at the Museum in complete condition from Woodbourne and was ground run to inhibit the engine.
Dispayed initially as NZ1087 it was later repainted as NZ948.
Prior to being placed in the new Museum building the engine and propellor were removed and replaced with static examples.
NZ1088 88-16327 Mk III 42-84546 Previously EZ332. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
Crashed into sea at Birdlings Flat during training flight at 1059 hours on 19 April 1950.
The aircraft was returning to the aiorfield in bad weather and poor visibility when it entered a spin and crashed into the sea about 200 yards offshore.
First fatal training accident since war;
Cadet Pilot Henry Sarjeant and Cadet Pilot Peter Callahan killed.
Written off books at Wigram 02 May 1950.
NZ1089 88-16328 Mk III 42-84547 Previously EZ333. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Sunnyside Park" in June 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 05 July 1944.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 11 March 1955-05 September 1955.
Stored at Woodbourne after withdrawal from service with No.1 FTS.
Converted to INST177 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne 17 October 1957.
Sold by GSB tender during 1978 to Engine Support Inc., Florida, USA.
To Taranaki Aviation Transport and Technology Museum.
Presently on display in Taranaki Transport Museum.
NZ1090 88-16504 Mk III 42-84723 Previously EZ359. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Epprichbank" in July 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 24 July 1944.
Stored at Woodbourne after withdrawal from service with No.1 FTS.
Converted to INST178 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne 24 October 1957.
Sold by GSB tender during 1978 to Engine Support Inc., Florida, USA.
To C. Darby, Auckland 1978.
Stored at Dairy Flat by December 1979.
To Australia for C. Pay and H. Brunton in May 1983.
Entered the Australian Civil Aircraft Register as VH-VFM on 21 January 2004 to F. Murray, West Cessnock, NSW, Australia.
NZ1091 88-16505 Mk III 42-84724 Previously EZ360. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Epprichbank" in July 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 24 July 1944.
Eighteenth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022107 to W. Williams, Mount Maunganui for $6300 on 17 July 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
Registered to W. and S. Williams as ZK-ENC on 20 June 1978.
To W. Williams, Mount Maunganui, on 08 September 1993.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1092 88-16506 Mk III 42-84725 Previously EZ361. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations. S
hipped to New Zealand on "Epprichbank" in July 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 24 July 1944.
Seventeenth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
With No.2 (TAF) Squadron 07 September 1956-27 March 1957.
With No.1 (TAF) Squadron 27 March 1957-22 August 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
In storage at Wigram by 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 02103 to NZ Warbirds Association, Auckland for $1000 on 27 June 1978.
Price included engine.
Registered to T. Bland and G. Smith as ZK-WAR on 07 September 1978.
To Harvard 92 Syndicate on 28 May 1985.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1093 88-16507 Mk III 42-84726 Previously EZ362. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Epprichbank" in July 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 24 July 1944.
Crashed Wigram when overshot runway and was landed wheels up during training flight 02 February 1956.
Written off books at Woodbourne 18 July 1957 as reduced to spares and produce.
NZ1094 88-16508 Mk III 42-84727 Previously EZ363. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Epprichbank" in July 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 24 July 1944.
Fourth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
Crashed into sea 70 miles off New Plymouth after engine fire on 10 November 1962.
Pilot rescued by Tourist Air Travel Grumman Widgeon which landed in rough seas and failing light to uplift him.
Written off books at Whenuapai.
NZ1095 88-16894 Mk III 42-85113 Previously EZ439. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944.
With No.3 (TAF) Squadron 1949-16 December 1950.
Crashed at Wigram while practising aerobatics at 1422 hours on 16 December 1950.
The aircraft spun into the ground near the airfield boundary.
Pilot Officer Joseph McGloin killed.
Written off at Wigram 20 January 1951.
NZ1096 88-17004 Mk III 42-84723 Previously EZ449. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944.
Sixth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957. To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Declared surplus to requirements and sold by GSB tender number 022107 to W. Williams, Mount Maunganui for $6300 on 17 July 1978.
Price included engine and propellor.
To W. Bell and R. Dahlberg, Mount Maunganui and registered as ZK-END on 20 June 1978.
To R. and J. Gordon, Tauranga 01 February 1999.
To The Flying Machine Company, Tauranga 07 June 2000.
To R. and J. Gordon, Tauranga 16 June 2000.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1097 88-17008 Mk III 42-85227 Previously EZ453. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944.
Crashed at Eyrewell Plantation near Christchurch at about noon on 17 April 1953.
The aircraft stalled at a height of about 600 feet after a simulated forced landing and crashed into the plantation, catching fire.
Acting Pilot Officer Douglas Law killed.
Written off books 08 May 1953.
NZ1098 88-17010 Mk III 42-85229 Previously EZ455. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944.
Tenth Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Sold by GSB tender in 1978 to D. Reidpath, Auckland and registered as ZK-ENJ on 14 September 1978.
To Harvard 98 Group, Auckland on 19 December 1980.
To K. Brooking, Auckland 21 August 1981.
To Harvard 98 Ltd., Mount Maunganui 09 September 1997.
Airworthy and flying in New Zealand.
NZ1099 88-17011 Mk III 42-85230 Previously EZ456. From RAF/FAA lend-lease allocations. S
hipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944.
Eleventh Mk III to be converted to Mk 3* between May and November 1957.
To storage at Wigram July 1962.
Took part in Harvard 30th Anniversary Flypast over Christchurch on 22 March 1971.
Took part in final Harvard Flypast over Christchurch on 24 June 1977.
Sold by GSB tender in 1978 to D. Reidpath, Auckland.
Registered as ZK-ENK on 14 September 1978.
Stored at Dairy Flat by December 1979.
To C. Darby, Auckland 25 January 1983.
Restored to flying condition by Gulf Aeronautics by 1990.
To Westerfield Holdings Ltd., Auckland 03 June 1998.
Advertised for sale in March 2003.
To VH-NZX with Best Aviation Pty Ltd, Clark, South Australia on 28 November 2003.
Ferried to Australia via Norfolk Island and Lord Howe Island on 10 November 2003.

Harvard NZ1099
Photo by Rod Farquhar

NZ1100 14A-2103 Mk IIB ? Previously KF403. From RAF.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944.
Operated by TTS Hobsonville.
Converted to INST149 at TTS Hobsonville in November 1951.
Written off books Hobsonville 12 November 1951.
Sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti.
Purchased by Jaycees and installed in childrens playground at Takapau in August 1963.
To store at Ardmore with R. Jowitt.
To Southair Aviation, Timaru with NZ1102.
Sold by receivers of Southair to unknown buyer.
Swapped with RNZAF Museum in exchange for parts to return NZ1040 to airworthy condition.
In storage at RNZAF Museum early 1990s.
Fuselage presently stored at Omaka with B. Black and D. Lochead awaiting restoration.
NZ1101 14A-2107 Mk IIB ? Previously KF407. From RAF.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944. T
o No.6 Flying Boat Squadron, Hobsonville 15 May 1952.
Declared surplus on SR416/58 and sold by GSB tender number 7078 to Bennett Aviation Ltd., Te Kuiti for forty pounds.
Remains noted at scrapyard in Bexley, Christchurch in January 1962.
Believed sold in Australia for restoration.
NZ1102 14A-2110 Mk IIB ? Previously KF410. From RAF.
Shipped to New Zealand on "Empire Castle" in September 1944 and assembled at Hobsonville.
BOC 10 October 1944.
Converted to INST138 at TTS Hobsonville 19 January 1950.
Sold by tender from Hobsonville in August 1965 in unairworthy condition and used in childrens playground at Morrinsville.
Purchased by R. Jowitt mid 1985 and stored at Ardmore.
To Southair Aviation, Timaru.
Sold by receivers of Southair to unknown buyer.
Swapped with RNZAF Museum in exchange for parts to return NZ1040 to airworthy condition.
In storage at RNZAF Museum during 1990s.
Presently stored at Ardmore with Greg Ryan.
 
     

Author: Ivan Prince (Updated by Brendan Cowan)

Sources: RNZAF Museum Archives, Various AHSNZ publications 1965-1992, NZ Wings 1972-1990, "Missing" by Chris Rudge, Civil Aircraft Registers of Australia, New Zealand, USA. NZ Aviation News November 1981. NZ Herald 08 May 2003. "Flying the Thermal Skies" by D. Stafford. "For Your Tomorrow" by Errol Martyn. "We Also Served" by Wally Ingham. Air Britain Historians. AHSNZ Aerolog March 2004. "Beckoning Skies" by Bryan Young. Marcus Bridle.

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Updated 04 December 2013

     
     

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