Northern Region Comp 

Postponed to Feb 16 - 23

Try Gliding from $140

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

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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

Gliding Clubs

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

Other Links

Matamata Soaring Center
Gliding New Zealand
WentFlying pilot logbook
Airspace Usage Tracking System

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
Sun 16th Dec 18 Flying from 11am
5 Bookings
Wed 19th Dec 18 Flying from 12pm
2 Bookings
Sat 22nd Dec 18 Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Sun 23rd Dec 18 Flying from 11am Book
Mon 24th Dec 18 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying unlikely unless we can find an instructor.
Wed 26th Dec 18 Flying from 12pm Book
Thu 27th Dec 18 Book
Fri 28th Dec 18 Book
Sat 29th Dec 18 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 30th Dec 18 Flying from 11am Book
Mon 31st Dec 18 Book
Tue 1st Jan 19 Book
Wed 2nd Jan 19 Flying from 12pm
1 Booking
Thu 3rd Jan 19 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...