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10,000 Drone Pilots Register to Fly in NZ Airspace
Dronetracker Survey Data Released
Thanks to the input of the New Zealand wide drone user community, we have released the Drone Tracker 2018 survey results providing new insights into many aspects of the sector.
Flying Car Nanodegree Program
Be a UAV pro (grammer)
My Flights Updates December 2017
UAV Traffic Management Trial Launched in New Zealand
Introducing automation to airshare
airshare's My Flights logging tool now provides automated authorisations under certain conditions. Read on for the details.
Media Release: CAA Opens the Sky to Drone Innovation
New Zealand company Paua Interface has been given approval for a new drone testing area in the Hokianga, in NZ's far north.
Safety first for all NZ airspace users
NOTAMS Requirements for Part 102 Flights
Part 102 certified operators need to supply the following information when submitting a NOTAMS.
2017 NZ UAV Industry Conference, 13–14 February, Auckland
An overview of this week's UAVNZ Conference held at AUT.
Temporary Notice of No Fly Zone for Chch Port Hills - Now Lifted
Notice of no fly zone in Christchurch's Port Hills due to fire.
Media Release: Comprehensive Insurance to Meet Needs of Growing UAV Sector
UAV (aka drone) Flights on the Rise: 25,000 recorded in two years
The number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flights in New Zealand is rapidly increasing according to the latest figures from airshare.co.nz.
Want to film (or fly your drone) over NZ highways? NZTA guidelines
Permission and Part 102 certification is required for flying or filming over NZ's highways. Read on for more information about the process.
Visiting New Zealand and want to fly your drone?
Visiting New Zealand and want to capture stills and video by drone? Please read this post first to make sure you fly within the local rules.
Downloadable Fly Safe Flyer for New Drone Owners
Download and print off this "fly safe" quick guide aimed at new drone owners. Feel free to share as widely as needed.
Drones Under the Christmas Tree?
If you are giving or buying your first drone this Christmas, make sure you know and share the rules.
Temporary Restricted Area in Place for Kaikoura
There is a temporary restricted area in Kaikoura as of today. You can find the NOTAM at www.ifis.airways.co.nz and in this article.
Commissioning Drone Video for your Tourism Operation