Airfield is open

Breakfast/cofee available to purchase for visitor pilots and passengers. Please bring cash.

10:15 am

all visiting aircraft to be on the ground and parked. Follow the Follow Me vehicle on landing to aircraft parking.

Gates open to the public.

1:00 pm

Entertainment commences with Brannigan Kia (MC), acts include Paenoa Huriwai-Pahuru, DJs, Howard Morrison Quartet (Take 2) and more.  The displays include the New Zealand Defence Force personnel (Army, Navy and Air Force), Police, FENZ and the Tairawhiti Trust Rescue Helicopter.  There will be an aircraft display, spot landing competitions, bombing competitions, pimp my digger competitions, scenic flights around Hikurangi Maunga and the official reopening of the airfield.


Entry is by koha.


3:00 pm

Official reopening and dedication of the aerodrome by Reverend Pane Kawhia.

5:00 pm

Event finishes.

5:30 pm

Departing aircraft leave the airfield.