Harvard Plane due for repair

The iconic airplane in Pahiatua’s Harvard Park will be temporarily closed for repairs.

Maintenance works including measures to make the plane safer for use will start soon. Closure signs will be erected from the 19th of September onwards. At this stage it is not yet known when the works will be finished. The repairs to the Harvard Plane replica, which was constructed in 2016, will be undertaken by the Explore Pahiatua Community Committee. The safety improvements are in light of the playground safety inspections were which conducted in all of the 13 playgrounds in the Tararua District and completed in May 2022.