Start of Season Briefing (for all pilots)

Saturday, 2nd Oct 2021 9:30am

GNZ Lockdown Webinars

Flying during Level 2: Sorry no trial flights available. Club members see our Covid Level 2 Procedures

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 22nd Sep 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 12pm
4 Bookings
Book
Sat 25th Sep 21 Flying from 11am
5 Bookings
Book
Sun 26th Sep 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 29th Sep 21 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 2nd Oct 21 Start of Season Briefing 9:30am
Flying from 12-30pm
Book
Sun 3rd Oct 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 6th Oct 21 Flying from 12pm
1 Booking
Book
Sat 9th Oct 21 Flying from 1pm Book
Sun 10th Oct 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 13th Oct 21 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 16th Oct 21 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 17th Oct 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 20th Oct 21 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 23rd Oct 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...