Beautiful LAKE TAUPO,NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND, and a smart looking BANTAM MICROLITE. LAKE TAUPO is a very very popular tourist mecca, adjacent to the wonderful ski fields of MOUNT RUAPAHU, AND THE VERY ELEGANT TONGARIRO CHATEAU. The TONGARIRO RIVER is world renown for its TROUT FISHING. The TAUPO TOWNSHIP nestling on the shores of this very big and beautiful lake, is a TOURIST MECCA for excellent SHOPPING -THERMAL WONDERLAND TOURS- BOATING - WATER SKIING - plus WORLD CLASS GOLF COURSE, AND A GRADE HOTELS AND MOTELS. A must to visit on any tour of NEW ZEALAND.
THIS IS A NEW ZEALAND SITE.
Myself and glider pilot RON , ENGLAND. Have you ever flown in a glider? It is just the most wonderful feeling, soundless flight, smooth baby, if you haven't tried it ...do, you won't regret it. This flight was at the WAIHI AIRPORT WAIHI ,BOP, NEW ZEALAND. RON was with thePIAKIO GLIDING CLUB MATAMATA, who were based at WAIHI AIRPORT for 2 weeks over the SUMMER holidays at beautiful WAIHI BEACH . A great time was had by all!
JOHN BLACK PPL, OF HAMILTON WITH CESSNA 150, WAIHI BEACH-BAY OF PLENTY-NEW ZEALAND
JAMES LOBET AT MATAMATA AIRSHOW, NEW ZEALAND, WITH PIPER J 3. JAMES USED TO OWN ONE OF THESE AIRCRAFT IN FRANCE IN 1962.
JAMES LOBET CONTEMPLATING THE PROPELLER ON THIS SNAZZY RED NUMBER , AT THE MATAMATA AIRSHOW, NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND.
"WINGS OVER TAUPO" A MOST STUNNING VENUE FOR AIRCRAFT ENTHUSIASTS , LAKE TAUPO, NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND.THE TAUPO AIR FIELD OVERLOOKS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL LAKES IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, LAKE TAUPO. IN THE DISTANCE OVER THE LAKE CAN BE SEEN THE SNOW CAPPED PEAKS OF NEW ZEALAND'S THREE CENTRAL PLATEAU VOLCANOES, TONGARIRO, NGAURUHOE, AND RUAPEHU.