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WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA - Warbird Experience

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 12:19 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Dunedin woman Marryllyn Donaldson is preparing herself for a wave of emotions when she travels to Wanaka later this month for a flight in the only Avro Anson Mk 1 aircraft still flying in the world. Marryllyn’s father, Arthur “Bill” Bennett, flew ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka - Barnstorming Rides Day - 2.7.20

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 11:06 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Two warbird aircraft owners are determined to do their bit to ensure the southern hemisphere's largest warbird Airshow returns to Wanaka in two years’ time. Nelson-based Bill Reid and Graeme Frew from Blenheim are bringing their aircraft to Wanaka in ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka - Harvard 1044 To Be Restored

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 2:48 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Work has begun in Wanaka on restoration of an ex-Royal New Zealand Air Force Harvard aircraft which hasn’t flown in more than 60 years. Harvard 1044 is now in the ownership of Masterton-based Warbirds pilot Bevan Dewes and he’s brought the aircraft to ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka – Musical Entertainment

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 3:59 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

The biggest line-up of musical entertainment ever has been confirmed for this Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. Returning after an absence of 20 years is the Royal New Zealand Air Force Show band. They will be joined for the first time ... More >>

Polikarpov Arrives In Wanaka

Friday, 6 March 2020, 1:15 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

One of the stars of this Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has arrived in New Zealand after a long journey from Germany. The Polikarpov I-16 is a WWII Russian fighter and was last in Wanaka at the 2008 Airshow. It was one of ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka – Improved Visitor Experience

Friday, 28 February 2020, 12:00 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka is working with its grandstand suppliers to provide an improved visitor experience in its Gold Pass stand at this Easter’s International Airshow. New Zealand’s largest providers of grandstand structures, Acrow, will be installing ... More >>

USAF C-130J Super Hercules for Wanaka

Friday, 24 January 2020, 10:47 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

New Zealanders will have their first chance to check out the RNZAF’s new transport aircraft when the United States Air Force brings a C-130J-30 Super Hercules to this Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. The aircraft coming to Wanaka ... More >>

Largest mass firing of field guns in Southern Hemisphere?

Monday, 23 December 2019, 11:15 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

The Warbirds Over Wanaka Warhorse Re-enactor group is paying tribute to the role of field guns in WWII with a ‘barrage’ from at least seven 25-pounders and other armaments planned for the Easter 2020 Airshow. This is thought to be the largest ... More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka – Polikarpov for Easter

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 9:51 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Two years on from the disappointment of being a late withdrawal from the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow, organisers have confirmed a Polikarpov I-16 aircraft will make an emotional return to Wanaka next Easter. More >>

Warbirds over Wanaka - RAAF F/A-18 Hornet 4 Ship Display

Monday, 9 December 2019, 5:11 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Ten years after they debuted at Warbirds Over Wanaka, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets are returning for Easter 2020. More >>

Staggerwing Restorations at Wanaka

Monday, 11 November 2019, 10:00 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

In a vibrant hangar at Wanaka Airport, a number of very significant aircraft restoration projects are underway. More >>

Dragonfly for Airshow

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:38 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

One of only two De Havilland Dragonfly aircraft still flying in the world will make a triumphant return to the skies at the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow next Easter. The DH-90 Dragonfly ZK-AYR “Endeavour” is operated by the Croydon ... More >>

P-40 Kittyhawk Guns – Only at Wanaka

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 12:00 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Visitors to the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow next Easter are being offered a unique close-up opportunity to see a P-40 Kittyhawk firing its six .50 calibre machine guns. More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka - Steadfast for Airshow

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 10:07 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

The latest Warbird fighter aircraft to find a new home in New Zealand will make its Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow debut at Easter next year (April 10th, 11th and 12th). More >>

Classic Car NZ First for WoW 2020

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:08 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow has announced a New Zealand first for classic car enthusiasts. More >>

Mosquito at Warbirds Over Wanaka 2020

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:47 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka has announced a Mosquito fighter bomber will be displaying at next Easter’s international airshow. More >>

RNZAF's first Aircraft at Warbirds over Wanaka

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 10:22 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

The Royal New Zealand Air Force has announced its first display for Warbirds Over Wanaka 2020 with confirmation the 5-ship Black Falcons aerobatic team will be back to wow the crowds next Easter. The Black Falcons were formed in 2015 when the RNZAF ... More >>

Rides Day at Warbirds Over Wanaka

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 1:17 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka has announced two exciting new additions to their 2020 Rides Day line-up including the chance to fly in a Spitfire and the only airworthy Avro Anson Mk 1 in the world. More >>

First USAF Aircraft Confirmed for WOW 2020

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 10:35 am | Warbirds Over Wanaka

The United States Air Force has confirmed the first of its aircraft for next Easter’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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