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Wanaka Hike and Fly

Wanaka Hike and Fly

(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...

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Congratulations Kinga!

Congratulations Kinga!

Over the weekend Hike-and-Fly athletes tested their mettle at the 2022 edition of Bornes to Fly: Annecy's three-day, 200km hike-and-fly race. Our very own NZ Pilot Kinga Masztalerz - Girl...

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Intro to Rasp

Intro to Rasp

A couple of years ago, Joe Ward did a talk for the Auckland Club on how to read RASP and use it to decide whether and where to fly. Here's a condensed version of it. Very helpful, thanks...

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Alan Hills

Alan Hills

It is with heavy hearts that we bring sad news to our free flying community that legendary Instructor Alan Hills died peacefully last night after suffering a brain haemorrhage, he was 64....

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Jill Borst Memorial Trophy, 2022

Jill Borst Memorial Trophy, 2022

Blake Round has been awarded the Jill Borst Memorial trophy, for his significant contribution to the New Zealand paragliding community. The list of work is extensive from Club Safety...

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NZ Paragliding awards, 2022

In accordance with a recent memo that, owing to the absence of a PG Open this year due to extenuating circumstances, it was decided that the NZ PG awards for 2022 would be decided...

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Louis Tapper sets new NZ record!

Louis Tapper sets new NZ record!

Louis Tapper has set a new NZ out and back record flying from Long Gully up to the head of the Hunter Ridge, for a total of 183km. He reports: “The day was slow start, but really turned on...

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