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.
.: New Years Day Kites at the Chateau [January 1st 2015]
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 Motel and Lodge in Ohakune. Please contact anne Whitehead if you are participating.
.: Nelson Kite Festival [16 - 18 January 2015]
This annual event is again at Neale Park, Nelson. It is the 1st event of the South Island Kite Tour.
.: New Brighton Kite Day [Saturday 24th January 2015]
This is the 2nd event of the South Island Kite Tour.
.: Flight 4 Life Kite Festival [January 31st and February 1st 2015]
Held at Lake Hood, Ashburton. This year it is the 3rd event on the South Island Kite Tour. Main public day is Jan 31st.
.: Otaki Beach Kite Festival [Feb 28 to March 2nd 2015]
The dates have been set. More information later.
.: NZKA Easter Festival and AGM 2015 [April 3rd to 6th 2015]
Various flying venues around Napier. More details in next Whats Up magazine. Attendees need to book their accommodation early as Napier fills up over Easter. Those booking early are using Pania Lodge Motel. After end of October you are on your own.