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.
.: Porirua Kite Festival [February 21st]
Venue: Elsdon Park
Date & Times: Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 3:00pm until 9-30pm and then Sunday from 11 - 6pm.
.: 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 27 to March 1st 2015]
Robert Brasington from Tasmania is running an adult kite making workshop. Tony Rice from NSW is running children's kite making workshops. Both are prior to the festival start. Schools day on Friday 27th. Main public days Saturday & Sunday.
.: 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.