New National Safety Officer
Firstly,a big thank you to all our Club Safety Officer that volunteer there time to keep us all safe. The NZHGPA is pleased to announce that help is at hand and delighted to announce the new appointment of Nina Harrap as the NZHGPA National Safety Officer. It just so happened that the CEO Nick Taber (shaking Nina's hand), and our Vice President Ian Manton, were in Nelson to welcome Nina on board. Nina will bring a unique enthusiasm to the role and looks forward to working with you all to improve the safety of our pilots
NZ First Hike and Fly Competition Results
Outstanding effort by all those that took part in the first NZ Hike and Fly Comp, run by Kinga Masztalerz and her team of volunteers. Check out that very cool trophy hand carved by pilot Josh Douglas and those beautiful hand made medals by pilot Penelope Barnhill! You are all winners πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Wanaka Hike & Fly 2021 Results πŸ† Overall & Men: πŸ₯‡Fraser Monteith πŸ₯ˆ Rober Boyle πŸ₯‰ Rober Hughes-Games Women: πŸ₯‡ Vicki Zadrozny πŸ₯ˆ Melanie Heather πŸ₯‰ Paula Race Thanks to our sponsors for the great prizes! STODEUS Solar Paragliding Instruments : super sensitive LeBipBip Pro vario and various solar panels and battery packs! Cross Country Magazine : vouchers to every pilot's favorite xcshop! AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand : vouchers for their awesome freestyle jumps in Queenstown!