Experience the sight and sound of New Zealand's largest amateur rockets in action! Accelerating from zero to hundreds of kilometres an hour in just a few seconds, propelled skywards on a massive flame with the same signature crackle and roar as full-size rockets.
Featuring New Zealand's largest amateur rocket "The Nike" at 6.5 meters, 150kg flying on a massive 'Q' motor at twice the power of last years launch.
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 hat water and sunscreen. Food and drink, toilets and free parking on site.
See www.nzrocketry.org.nz for further details and check the front page of the web site at 8 am on the day for cancellations.
Cash preferred, limited EFTPOS available
New Zealand Rocketry Association Inc is a not for profit community organisation.