Here are three Cessna 185 pics sent in by an anonymous blog reader.
The first two are at the Foley strip south of Taihape.
Above is Cessna 185 ZK-CAT c/n 185-0209 with John Harding at the controls in the late 1960's.
We have mentioned this aircraft before at :-
Below is Cessna 185C ZK-CGH c/n 185-0751 taken in 1979.
Operators during this period include Dalhoff and King from April 1979 followed by Southwest Helicopters from July 1979 and then Masters and Stratton from early August that year.
It got a previous brief mention at :-
It has since returned to Roger Landels at Balclutha.
Bottom view was taken at the North Arm strip in January of 1979.
ZK-CHS c/n 185-0793 was a "D" model.
It was lost on 19-03-1979 in a crash alongside the Desert Road.
It has also had a brief mention at :-
Thanks anon for these pics : Got any more ?