PGC policies for Covid 19 Protection Framework  at http://glidingmatamata.co.nz/about/covid_19/

Visitors with vaccination certificate welcome from Sat 4 December!:)

Lunch at PGC on 11 Dec and 12 Dec.  $10.  RSVP to Genny.healey@gmail.com

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!
More about Trial Flights & Gift Vouchers »

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 1st Dec 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 12pm
3 Bookings
Book
Sat 4th Dec 21 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 5th Dec 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 8th Dec 21 Flying from 11am Book
Sat 11th Dec 21 Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Book
Sun 12th Dec 21 Flying from 11am Book
Mon 13th Dec 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Youth Glide Camp
Book
Tue 14th Dec 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Youth Glide Camp
Book
Wed 15th Dec 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Youth Glide Camp
Club flying from 10am
Book
Thu 16th Dec 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Youth Glide Camp
Book
Fri 17th Dec 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Youth Glide Camp
Book
Sat 18th Dec 21 Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Book
Sun 19th Dec 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 22nd Dec 21 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...