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Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« on: Tuesday 02 January 24 13:28 GMT (UK) »
I'm used to searching for incoming and outgoing passenger listings - by ship. My father left NZ by ship, but returned about 3 months later,  to Auckland by flying boat - with his new wife (my Mother). Are their any records on line regarding people who flew into NZ?  He would have come to Sydney from Hong Kong. Then his plane from Sydney landed in Mechanics Bay, Auckland.  C Nov/Dec 1949
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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 02 January 24 13:32 GMT (UK) »


What sort of dates are we looking for ?

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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 02 January 24 13:42 GMT (UK) »


What sort of dates are we looking for ?

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He left July 1949 - Possibly came back Nov /Dec 1949
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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 02 January 24 13:44 GMT (UK) »
Have you had a look through family search - New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973.

New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1865481

Can't see anything by plane

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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 02 January 24 13:47 GMT (UK) »
No - I probably assumed it was shipping only. I have looked, and there is nothing to show his return.
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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 02 January 24 18:38 GMT (UK) »
Hello,

Not much help at all, for not coming into NZ, but for one of mine in the 1950's I came across an overseas Passenger and Crew Manifest.  Didn't tell me much apart from DOB/birth place, Date of Arrival, Airline  and flight number.  This was on Ancestry. 

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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 02 January 24 21:22 GMT (UK) »
THere are reports of some passengers arriving by flying boat in the newspapers. But only if there is something out of the ordinary. (Like arriving but not speaking English and causing problems for the customs declarations, or if a notable of some sort.)

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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 03 January 24 00:53 GMT (UK) »
Thanks everyone for your reponses. Just what I thought - the plane arrivals not available. I don't have Ancestry, so will need to wait until they have a freebie weekend lol.  Have a great 2024 - researching is so much fun.
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Re: Immigration records if not arrived by ship
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 03 January 24 01:50 GMT (UK) »
I have previously found passenger records of flights into Australia in the Australian National Archives.
If the flight came into and left Sydney, you might find something there.

https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/SearchScreens/BasicSearch.aspx
Milligan - Jardine Glencross Dinwoodie - Brown: (Dumfriesshire & Kirkcudbrightshire)
Clark Faulds Cuthbertson Bryson Wilson: (Ayrshire & Renfrewshire)
Neale Cater Kinder - Harrison: (Warwickshire & Queensland)
Roberts - Spry: (Cornwall, Middlesex & Queensland)
Munster: (Schleswig-Holstein & Queensland) and Plate: (Braunschweig, Neubruck & Queensland & New York)