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The V.C. Browne and Son Aerial Photograph Collection

The V.C. Browne and Son NZ Aerial Photograph Collection contains approximately 35,000 images. The collection spans a period of over 50 years, commencing in the early 1930s through to the late 1970s. The majority of the images it contains are black and white aerial photographs which provide a unique perspective from which to view the evolution of society in New Zealand.

Victor Carlyle Browne 1900-1980

The photographs are the work of V.C. Browne (Victor) and his son W.K. Browne (Bill).

Although most photographs are focused upon the New Zealand South Island , and the Canterbury region in particular, the collection also covers most New Zealand cities and towns.

The website includes historical aerial photographs of the New Zealand (NZ), North and South Islands. Including Canterbury, Southland, Westland, Fiordland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Westport, Greymouth, Hokitika, Nelson, Kaikoura, Wellington, Auckland, Wanganui, Hamilton, Napier, Gisborne, Whangarei and other NZ locations.

The site is a convenient source for New Zealand heritage aerial photographs.

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