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Around New Zealand Air Race

Around New Zealand Air Race

11 March Press Release Around NZ Airrace

Around New Zealand Airrace commences from Whenuapai on Monday 29 March and finishes over Wanaka on Friday 9 April. 61 planes have registered - coming from USA, Australia, Switzerland, Borneo, UK and of there are plenty from NZ.

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March 29 Whenuapai - KeriKeri for Lunch - Tauranga for overnight Tuesday 30/3

New Plymouth for lunch - then on to Taupo for overnight 31 March - rest day in Taupo

Thursday 1 April Hastings for lunch - then on to Gisborne for overnight 2/4 - Rest day in Gisborne

3/4 Saturday Masterton for Lunch then on to Omaka for overnight

Sunday 4/4 Rangiora for lunch then on to Nelson for overnight

5/4 Monday - rest day Nelson

6/4 - Tuesday Hokitika for lunch - then on to Wigram for overnight - a dinner has been arranged here in the RNZAF museum.

7/4 - Wednesday - on to Omarama for lunch then Te Anau & Manapouri for overnight

8/4 - rest day in Manapouri Friday 9/4 - Invercargill for lunch with the finish of the race over Wanaka.

Fleet lands at Cromwell for final scrutineering etc then it's on to Queenstown for the weekend and the landing party at the Loaded Hog at 6 p.m.

Sat and Sunday are spent in Queenstown with visits to the War Birds over Wanaka airshow - we have a hospitality tent there as well. The Gala Dinner will be held at the Millennium - Sunday evening


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