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Jet Racing Returns to Wanaka

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 9:57 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

One of the most popular Warbirds Over Wanaka acts of the past few years is set to return for the International Airshow next Easter, due to popular demand. Jet Racing made its New Zealand Airshow debut at Wanaka in 2014 featuring pilots from Australia, ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka’s Planting Day

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 2:54 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka has followed up its $20,000 donation to the Wanaka Water Project by helping plant almost two hundred trees this week. A team of 15 Warbirds Over Wanaka staff and volunteers joined with Te Kakano Community Plant Nursery volunteers for ... More >>

Premier Formation Teams Confirmed for WOW 2020

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 11:00 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

New Zealand’s two premier civilian formation flying teams have confirmed they will be performing at next year’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. More >>

Warbirds over Wanaka wins two awards

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 5:07 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has picked up two of the premier awards at the New Zealand Event Association annual awards dinner in Auckland. The 2018 Airshow was judged the Best National Event and also picked up the People’s Choice award ... More >>

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA Carbon Offset Initiative

Friday, 22 February 2019, 9:34 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has announced a new Carbon Offset initiative as part of its overall Sustainability Programme. Visitors to the next airshow at Easter 2020 will have the option of adding $1 to their ticket price to go toward ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka First Major Act for 2020

Monday, 18 February 2019, 10:11 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow organisers have announced the first major act for their Easter 2020 event and it will be a New Zealand airshow first. More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka Sustainability Programme donation

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 5:53 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: The Warbirds Over Wanaka Community Trust has announced a major donation as part of its on-going sustainability programme. The Trust is giving $20,000 to the Wanaka Water Project, a joint initiative involving a number of organisations including ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka’s Condolences

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:53 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka’s Condolences Wanaka: Warbirds Over Wanaka has joined others in the tight-knit Warbirds community in expressing their deep sorrow at the loss of the three men in yesterday’s helicopter crash near Wanaka Airport, including ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka Flying Scholarship 2018 Winners

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 10:11 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

The first Warbirds Over Wanaka Flying Scholarship to be awarded to a Wanaka-born pilot has been announced. More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka’s Condolences

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 10:24 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Our heartfelt condolences go to Matt Wallis’s wife, Alice, their young son Arthur and the wider Wallis family at their loss, says John Gilks, Chairman of the Warbirds over Wanaka Community Trust. More >>

Third Trojan for New Zealand

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 1:51 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Peter Vause says he should have learnt his lesson the last time he was invited by Brett Emeny to go up for a ride in a Warbird aircraft. More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka - The Red Dot Map

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 1:48 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Media Release – The Red Dot Map Wanaka: A new initiative introduced for the 30th Anniversary Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow has shown how truly international the event has become. Organisers provided an ‘International Marquee’ with visitors encouraged ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka Wrap 2018

Monday, 2 April 2018, 5:37 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Warbirds Over Wanaka organisers have reported a significant increase in visitor numbers for their 30th Anniversary Airshow over Easter weekend. More >>

RNZAF 757 back for 30th Anniversary

Friday, 9 February 2018, 1:08 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka : The first time the Royal New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757 displayed at Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow the pilot was Wing Commander Tony Davies who was then Commanding Officer of 40 Squadron. These days Tony Davies has the rank of Air ... More >>

F-16s for Wanaka

Monday, 22 January 2018, 3:47 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

22nd January 2018 Media Release – F-16s for Wanaka Wanaka: Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow organisers have announced a major coup for their 30th Anniversary airshow this Easter. The United States Air Force has confirmed its intention to have ... More >>

WOW Lakefront Event

Monday, 15 January 2018, 11:20 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Live ‘moose’ capture and a spectacular Royal New Zealand Air Force finale have been confirmed for this Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow lakefront event. More >>

Driving in their prime!

Monday, 8 January 2018, 4:47 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: They got their love of classic cars from their late husbands, now a couple of American women aged in their 70s are planning on driving the length of New Zealand as part of the Packard car rally which will end at next Easter’s Warbirds Over ... More >>

IAOPA World Assembly

Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 1:19 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Warbirds Over Wanaka isn’t the only major international aviation event happening in the region next March. The International Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s 29th World Assembly is being held in Queenstown over the five days ... More >>

Scholarship Winner Michael Williams Flies P-40 Kittyhawk

Friday, 22 December 2017, 9:49 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka Flying Scholarship winner Michael Williams is struggling to come back down to earth after having the opportunity to fly a classic ‘heavy metal’ WWII fighter. More >>

Frazer Briggs Returns to Warbirds Over Wanaka

Monday, 11 December 2017, 11:08 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Another popular act from past Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshows has been confirmed for next Easter’s 30th Anniversary event. Internationally-renowned Frazer Briggs and his model aircraft will be back at Wanaka after his last appearance at ... More >>

 

 

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