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The NZHGPA is the governing body of paragliding and hang gliding in New Zealand and exists to develop, protect and promote the sport of hang gliding and paragliding in New Zealand.

On this site you can find information about paragliding schools, hang gliding schools, tandem flight operators, local paragliding and hang gliding clubs, paragliding and hang gliding competitions and national distance records.

New Zealand is an awesome place to fly with coastal ridges and high mountains offering some of the best flying you can find anywhere in the world.

There are approx 1300 members in the NZHGPA enjoying New Zealand's uncrowded skies. There are 12 clubs throughout New Zealand and many commercial schools.

Hang gliding and paragliding are relatively inexpensive and easy to learn. You will fly solo after a few lessons with a certified instructor.