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Cessna 180 70th Anniversary Celebrations At The Omaka Aerodrome

Friday, 20 May 2022, 2:12 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

General Fly-in – Friday, Saturday, Sunday 27th to the 29th of May 2022 2022 is the 70th Anniversary of the Cessna 180, a legendary aircraft as valued today as it was 70 years ago. The New Zealand Cessna 180/185 Group will be holding a ‘Fly-in’ ... More >>

Omaka Mosquito Day Smashes Expectations

Friday, 6 May 2022, 12:16 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

$35K Raised for the Upkeep of Historic De Havilland Mosquito The New Zealand Aviation Museum Trust (NZAMT) is delighted to announce that the Omaka Mosquito Day held on Sunday, 24 April 2022, was a resounding success, raising $35,000 nett towards the ... More >>

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre Require Visitors To Present Vaccine Passes

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 5:03 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

At the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre, we are committed to protecting the health and safety of everyone visiting and working in the museum. It is a condition of employment that all staff, whether paid or voluntary, must be fully vaccinated. From 03 December ... More >>

Yealands Classic Fighters 2021 Cancelled: Current Covid-19 Environment Incompatible With Large Scale Events

Sunday, 22 August 2021, 4:23 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Blenheim, NZ: It is with great regret that we announce, that the Yealands Classic Fighters Airshow, scheduled to take place 3rd to the 5th of September, has been cancelled. The recent outbreaks of the Delta variant in and around Auckland and most significantly, ... More >>

John Smith Collection’s Public Debut Scheduled for Easter

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 9:45 am | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Members of the Omaka aviation community prepare the Mosquito for relocation. Photo credit: Graham Orphan More >>

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre Welcomes Rare Warbirds

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 11:44 am | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

We are excited and honoured to announce that the family of deceased aviation collector, John Smith have appointed the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre (OAHC) to work with them as guardians of his remarkable collection, to preserve and publicly display ... More >>

Heritage Centre Brings New Stories to Life with New Exhibits

Friday, 6 September 2019, 11:18 am | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Dangerous Skies, the World War II exhibition at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre (OAHC) is fast approaching its re-opening to the public as a team of talented volunteers and professionals work to bring new and inspirational stories of pilots and their ... More >>

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre looks to the next stage

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:38 am | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Blenheim, NZ: The New Zealand Aviation Museum Trust (NZAMT) is delighted the Provincial Growth Fund is investing $60,000 in a Feasibility Study exploring the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre (Omaka AHC), in Marlborough. More >>

RAAF - FA-18 Super Hornets to fly at Classic Fighters 2019

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:16 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

We are excited to announce that the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have confirmed their participation in the Yealands Classic Fighters Air Show 2019. The FA-18 Super Hornet, a multi-role fighter aircraft with a maximum speed of 1,960 km/h (Mach 1.6), ... More >>

FA-18 Super Hornets to fly at Classic Fighters 2019

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 12:50 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Blenheim, NZ: We are excited to announce that the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have confirmed their participation in the Yealands Classic Fighters Air Show 2019. The FA-18 Super Hornet, a multi-role fighter aircraft with a maximum speed of 1,960 ... More >>

Post Quake Omaka is Open for Business

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 2:42 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Three days after the earthquake in North Canterbury on 14 November, all museum facilities are operating normally. The building was inspected by structural engineers and declared safe within 24 hours of the event. Museum staff were subsequently able to assess ... More >>

Dangerous Skies Coming to tOmaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Friday, 7 October 2016, 11:51 am | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

One-month and five days’ shy of the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre’s 10-year anniversary, the museum’s second exhibition, Dangerous Skies will open to the public. Featuring stories of aviators and aircraft from World War II the exhibition will ... More >>

Museum Ranked #2 Museum in the Southern Hemisphere

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 1:55 pm | Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre Ranked #2 Museum in the Southern Hemisphere In TripAdvisors’ 2015 Travellers' Choice Award for Museums More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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