Upcoming Events

Raglan Camp Tues 5th Jan to Sun 17th Jan (weather dependant).
Trial flights available, no bookings available, just turn up! Flying most non-raining days.

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 20th Jan 21 Flying from 12pm
4 Bookings
Book
Sat 23rd Jan 21 Flying from 11am
1 Booking
Book
Sun 24th Jan 21 Flying from 11am Book
Wed 27th Jan 21 Flying from 12pm Book
Fri 29th Jan 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Sat 30th Jan 21 Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Sun 31st Jan 21 Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Mon 1st Feb 21 Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Tue 2nd Feb 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Wed 3rd Feb 21 Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Thu 4th Feb 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Fri 5th Feb 21 Sorry no trial flights or vouchers today
Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Sat 6th Feb 21 Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
Book
Sun 7th Feb 21 Flying from 1pm
Club Class National Comp
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...