Upcoming Events

Cross Country Course & Labour Weekend Flying Starting Sat 24th Oct

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!
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Weather & Webcams

New! Kaimai Weather Station & Cam

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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

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 21st Oct 20 Flying from 12pm
6 Bookings
Book
Sat 24th Oct 20 Winch operating
Flying from 11am Aviation Sports Club visiting. David Cleverly driving the Winch.
X-Country Course
6 Bookings
Book
Sun 25th Oct 20 Flying from 11am Aviation Sports Club visiting.
X-Country Course
4 Bookings
Book
Mon 26th Oct 20 Flying from 11am Aviation Sports Club visiting.
X-Country Course
4 Bookings
Book
Tue 27th Oct 20 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 11am
X-Country Course
3 Bookings
Book
Wed 28th Oct 20 Flying from 12pm
X-Country Course
4 Bookings
Book
Sat 31st Oct 20 Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Book
Sun 1st Nov 20 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 4th Nov 20 Flying from 12pm Book
Sat 7th Nov 20 Flying from 11am Book
Sun 8th Nov 20 Flying from 11am Book
Mon 9th Nov 20 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Training Course On   info about our courses »
Ab-Initio Course
Book
Tue 10th Nov 20 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Training Course On   info about our courses »
Ab-Initio Course
Book
Wed 11th Nov 20 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Training Course On   info about our courses »
Ab-Initio Course
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...