The New Zealand Kitefliers Association (Inc.) was founded in 1984. It is an incorporated society which aims to encourage, promote and develop kite making and flying in New Zealand.
.: Wanganui Kite Day Saturday [5th September 2015]
We will again be having a kite fly at Springvale Park Wanganui from about midday.
Contact Secretary for more info.
.: Ohakea Fathers Day Kite Flying - [Sunday 6th September 2015]
This event is on again this year. 10am to 3pm. enter at main gate and follow directions.
.: Taupo Home Made Kite Weekend - [21 & 22 November 2015]
Tarehepa Reserve on the lakefront from 10am weather permitting.
.: New Years Day Kites at the Chateau [January 1st 2016]
On the golf course in front of the Chateau at the base of Mt Ruapehu from 10am to 4pm. This is the annual event organised by the Tongariro Natural History Society. NZKA members are again staying at the Ruapehu Mountain Motel and Lodge in Ohakune. Please contact Anne Whitehead if you are participating.
.: NZKA Annual kite making workshop - [Jan 2nd & 3rd 2016]
The 2015 workshop at Ohakune has been moved into 2016 and combined with our stay for the New Year kite day at Chateau. Plans and scrap fabric to make a bol or ball will be available.
You need to contact secretary ASAP if interested, as some cutting out will be needed beforehand. Some attendees may be working on unfinished projects.
.: Nelson Kite Festival - [22 - 24 January 2016]
This annual event is again at Neale Park, Nelson.
.: Otaki Beach Kite Festival - [March 4 to March 6th 2016]
Main public days Saturday & Sunday.
.: NZKA Easter Festival & AGM - [25th to 28th March 2016 (Easter)]
Our annual festival returns to Fergusson Park, Tauranga in 2016.
Members planning on attending need to secure accommodation ASAP as Tauranga fills up over Easter with their long running Jazz Festival. Rooms are held at Cobblestone Court Motel until end of September - mention NZKA 0800 506 306.