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

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 17th Aug 22 Flying cancelled due to weather and no bookings
Flying from 12pm
1 Booking
Book
Sat 20th Aug 22 Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Book
Sun 21st Aug 22 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 11am
Book
Wed 24th Aug 22 Winch operating
Aerotow not available
Flying from 12pm
De-rig PC at the end of play.
Towplane in servicing - so winching only!
1 Booking
Book
Sat 27th Aug 22 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 11am
Book
Sun 28th Aug 22 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 31st Aug 22 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 3rd Sep 22 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 4th Sep 22 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 7th Sep 22 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 10th Sep 22 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 11th Sep 22 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 14th Sep 22 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 17th Sep 22 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...



 

Fun video at Piako Gliding Club