Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Aerobatic Training Camp at Ohakea

New Zealand Defence Force
Te Ope Kaatua O Aotearoa

Media Release
3 November 2005

Aerobatic Training Camp at Ohakea

Aerobatics teams from all over New Zealand will gather at RNZAF Base Ohakea this weekend for an Aerobatic Display and Formation training camp.

Hosted by the Air Force’s aerobatic display team, the Red Checkers, the camp will provide a forum to discuss and practice a range of aerobatic activities.

Up to twenty civil aircraft and fifty civil pilots will attend the event with participants from the NZ Warbirds Association, Omaka Fighter Collection and various aero clubs. The Civil Aviation Authority has also been consulted.

It is hoped the training camp will lead to a higher standard of displays by both civil and military pilots.

Activities over the weekend will include lectures and aerobatic flights in local training areas and over the Ohakea airfield.

The Red Checkers will practice over the airfield on both days.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: on the inquiry into the abuse of children in care

Apparently, PM Jacinda Ardern has chosen to exclude faith-based institutions from the government’s promised inquiry into the abuse of children in state care.

Any role for religious institutions – eg the Catholic Church – would be only to observe and to learn from any revelations that arise from the inquiry’s self-limiting focus on state-run institutions… More


Gordon Campbell: On Jim Anderton
For anyone born after 1975, it is hard to grasp just how important a figure Jim Anderton was, for an entire generation.
During the mid to late 1980s, Anderton was the only significant public figure of resistance to the Labour government’s headlong embrace of Thatcherism...More>>


Gong Time: New Year's Honours List

Jacinda Ardern today congratulated the 179 New Zealanders named on the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.

“Although this list was compiled and completed by the last government, it is a pleasure to welcome in the New Year by recognising exceptional New Zealanders,” Jacinda Ardern said.

“As an Aunty, I love reading books to my nieces, so it’s lovely to congratulate Joy Cowley, who is made a member of the Order of New Zealand today....More
Full list

Roads: National launches bid to save highway projects

The National Party has launched a series of petitions aimed at saving regional highway projects at risk because of the Government’s obsession with Auckland trams…More>>


Medical Cannabis: Bill Introduced to “ease suffering”

Health Minister Dr David Clark says making medicinal cannabis more readily available will help relieve the suffering of people who are dying in pain More>>


Campbell: On The Quest For Zero Net Carbon Emissions
Some would querulously ask, zero net carbon emissions by 2050 – while others would say, why not?


CPAG Report: The Further Fraying Of The Welfare Safety Net

New Zealand’s welfare system has undergone a major transformation during the past three decades. This process has seriously thwarted the original intent of the system, which was to provide a decent standard of living for all New Zealanders in times of need... More>>





Featured InfoPages