Park was the New Zealander in command of No. 11 Group RAF and was responsible for the air defence of London and southeast England during the Battle of Britain. "If any one man won the Battle of Britain, he did." Lord Tedder GCB, Marshal of the Royal Air Force, 1947.
Uploaded by Mr Dewhurst on 22 Sep 10, 9.47PM NZST.
Labels: Auckland Museum
We visited the building around a year ago and it was basically derelict, but what a transformation. Built in 1877, originally one of Aucklands grandest homes, now housing the art collection which includes works by artists as diverse as McCahon and Hotere through to Pule and Weallans.