This page shows major flying events, known at the time of publishing, between mid-December 2023 and March 2024.

Don’t inadvertently fly into an aviation event – check AIP Supplements for planned events, and check NOTAMs on the day.

You can download AIP Supplements from aip.net.nz(external link), and NOTAMs from ifis.airways.co.nz(external link).

This page shows major flying events, known at the time of publishing, between mid-December 2023 and March 2024.

North Shore

Great Northern Air Race

27 to 29 January 2024

North Shore – Whakatane – Hastings – Dannevirke – Rotorua – Matamata – North Shore

Drury

Aviation Sports Club - Gliding

6 to 13 January 2024

Wairarapa

First in the world fly-in

1 January 2024

Hood aerodrome, Masterton

Wairarapa Balloon Festival

28 March to 1 April

Ascensions over Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Martinborough.

NZ Aerobatic Club national champs

27 February to 3 March 2024

Hood aerodrome, Masterton

Carterton

Model flying NZ national champs

1 to 5 January 2024

Wairarapa A&P Showgrounds

Murchison

NZ Hang Gliding nationals

25 January to 3 February 2024

Rotorua

NZ Paragliding nationals

 5 to 13 February 2024

Taupō

Tiger Moth fly-in and AGM

15 to 17 March 2024

Gliding NZ multi-class national champs

19 to 28 January 2024           

Centennial Park

Matamata

Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School

8 to 24 January 2024

Youth Glide NZ - Soaring Development Camp

18 to 22 December 2023

Gliding NZ Grand Prix

2 to 10 March 2024    

Omarama

Gliding South Island regionals

2 to 9 January 2024

Papawai

Gliding NZ club class nationals

7 to15 February 2024

Waipukurau

Gliding NZ Central District regionals

17 to 24 February 2024

Motueka

Aerodrome closed for drag racing

13 January, 3 February, 30 March, 2024

Whakatane

Sportavex National SAANZ fly-in

9 to 12 February 2024

Dannevirke

Autogyro association fly-in and AGM

27 to 28 January 2024

Ashburton

Flying NZ nationals

12 to 17 March 2024

Wānaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka

29 to 31 March 2024

Woodbourne

NZ Cadet Forces national aviation course

16 to 25 January 2024

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