Thanks Grayson for this excellent piece
It is a fitting that this month is the last for the 737. On 18 September 1968 NAC as customer '19' for Boeing - all Air New Zealand's Boeings are 7X7-x19 gets its first 737-200.
Historic air-to-air footage of ZK-NAC
Here is some lovely Boeing 737-200 footage
|ZK-NGI on the gate at Auckland for the last flight... from Twitter|