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    One of New Zealand's oldest aviation companies has two reasons to celebrate today

    One of New Zealand's oldest aviation companies has two reasons to celebrate today


    Mount Cook Ski Planes took flight 65 years ago today - and landed on the first retractable aircraft skis in the world.

    The company - which has now flown thousands of visitors from all around the world around Aoraki Mount Cook National Park - has a weekend of festivities planned now New Zealand's back at Alert Level One.

    CEO Adam Joyce says they'll be hosting visitors from all over the country.

    He says there'll be a community treasure hunt, competitions for the kids - and even flights onto Tasman glacier to enjoy refreshments in the snow.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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