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There are approximately 1500 members in the NZHGPA enjoying New Zealand’s uncrowded skies. There are 11 clubs throughout New Zealand and many commercial schools.
Hang gliding and paragliding are relatively inexpensive and easy to learn. You will fly solo after a few lessons with a certified instructor.
New Zealand is an awesome place to fly with coastal ridges and high mountains offering some of the best flying you can find anywhere in the world.
News and Events
PARAGLIDING COMPETITION RULES V24 New Changes for member review 2022. After incidents in recent competition and a general review of the current V23 Competition Rules the following changes...
The HG Murchison Nationals dates have been set! Practice Days: Thurs 2nd/Fri 3rd Feb 2023 Competition Days: Sat 4th to Sat 11th Feb. See the competitions blog for more info.
(From Airborn Magazine, issue #222. Written by Lorraine Johns.) When race director Kinga Masztalerz told me she would be running the second edition of the Wanaka Hike and Fly on 11 to 13...
The NZHGPA is the governing body of paragliding and hang gliding in New Zealand and exists to develop, protect, and promote the sport of hang gliding and paragliding in New Zealand. On this site you can find information about paragliding schools, hang gliding schools, and local paragliding and hang gliding clubs. Login to the Members hub to access member information and resources.