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Rocket Day - Annual High Power Rocket Launch

Rocket Day - Annual High Power Rocket Launch


  • Sun 9 Feb, 12:00pm – 5:00pm


NZRA Taupiri Launch Site, 331 Kneebone Road, Orini, Huntly


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adults: $25.00
  • Children (5-15 Years): $10.00
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Experience the sight and sound of New Zealand's largest amateur rockets in action! Accelerating from zero to hundreds of kilometers an hour in just a few seconds, propelled skywards on a massive flame with the same signature crackle and roar as full size rockets.

This annual public launch event attracts hundreds of visitors to a fun afternoon watching rockets launch.

Kids or adults keen to give rocketry a go can build and launch a small rocket on the day from between $ 20 and $40

Location is 1 hour 15 minutes from Auckland, 20 minutes from Hamilton, in a Waikato paddock. Bring something to sit on and sunscreen. Food and drink, toilets and free parking on site.

At least forty rockets will be flown on the day including a full scale Nike smoke rocket that is over six meters tall !

See for further details and check the front page of the web site at 8am on the day for cancellations.

Cash preferred, limited eftpos available

New Zealand Rocketry Association is a no for profit community organisation.

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