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Trial Flights & Gift Vouches


Fly with an experienced, qualified instructor. Suitable for young and old, 10 - 80!
Give a Trial Flight Voucher to someone keen on learning to fly!
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Weather & Webcams

New! Kaimai Weather Station & Cam

Webcam Timelapse

Click to view larger. Looking SE towards Matamata.
Click to view larger. Looking North towards Te Aroha.

Weather Links


RASP Forecast
Metservice Matamata Forecast
MetVUW Forecast Charts

Handy Links


Glider Tracking
Matamata Soaring Center
Gliding New Zealand
WentFlying pilot logbook

Gliding Clubs


Auckland Aviation Sports Club, Whenuapai
Auckland Gliding Club, Drury
Tauranga Gliding Club
Taupo Gliding Club
Vintage Kiwi Glider Club


Come Soaring With


        Piako Gliding Club

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying, gliding is for you! We fly all year around, and visitors are welcome any time.


Book a Flight

We fly most non-raining Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. Trial flights & vouchers can be booked any day unless otherwise mentioned.

   Date Details Book
Wed 8th Jul 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 11th Jul 20 Flying from 11am
2 Bookings
Book
Sun 12th Jul 20 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 15th Jul 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 18th Jul 20 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 19th Jul 20 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 22nd Jul 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 25th Jul 20 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 26th Jul 20 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 29th Jul 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 1st Aug 20 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 2nd Aug 20 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 5th Aug 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 8th Aug 20 Flying from 11am Book

Find the full roster here

Where to find us


Matamata Aerodrome, 9km north of Matamata town, Waikato, New Zealand. About 40 minutes drive from Hamilton View map...