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Its time to refresh the images in our Home Page Slideshow.

And we would like you to give us your best shots.

They should be -
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Launching at Moir Hill - Photo: Tony Cowley

Guess the Pilot and Wing Competition

Guess the glider manufacturer and pilot Competition
Nelson PG Nationals in
Air New Zealand’s Kia Ora Magazine

Those of you flying over to Australia (and other on Air NZ flights) recently for Round 1 of the PG Open in Manilla might have noticed in the Inflight KiaOra magazine that the Nelson PG Nationals Round 2 is being held this month from 26th Feb to 5 March. 

Be in to Win
·         First place a Free 30 min Vortex Wind Karting session.
·         Second place Free pass for two to State Cinema Nelson.
·         Third place Free Gym membership during the comp to CLM Fitness Richmond.
·         5 x Runner up prizes to Free entry to River side Swimming Pool Nelson

Draw will take place on Comp Registration Night at Tahunanui Camp Ground Friday 26th March, prizes must be picked up in person or will be re-drawn. Email all entries to;
Good Luck

 Thanks to our sponsors of these great prizes and Jude Tarr for the awesome article and Alf Newman for the photo.