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Rocket Day - Annual High Power Rocket Launch


Sun 7 Feb 2016, 12:00pm–4:00pm

Where: NZRA Taupiri Launch Site, 331 Kneebone Road, Orini, Huntly, North Waikato

Restrictions: All Ages

Listed by: alexheffer

Experience the sight and sound of New Zealand's largest amateur rockets accelerating from zero to hundreds of kilometres an hour in a few seconds. Watch rockets propelled skywards on a massive flame with the same signature crackle and roar as a full size rockets.

This annual public launch event attracts hundreds of visitors to a great family day out.

Kids or adults keen to give rocketry a go can build and launch a small rocket on the day for only $17.

Location is 1 hour 15 minutes from Auckland, 20 minutes from Hamilton.

The launch site is a Waikato paddock. Bring something to sit on and sunscreen. Food and drink fundraiser, toilets and free parking on site.

At least forty rockets will be flown on the day including large high power rockets including custom built and commercial rockets.

Check home page for weather cancellations 8am on the day.

New Zealand Rocketry Association is a non profit organisation.