Kōrero: Aerial recreation

Gliding over Aoraki/Mt Cook

Gliding over Aoraki/Mt Cook

Rising air currents enable glider pilots to attain great altitudes, as this photograph shows. After flying north from Ōmarama, New Zealand’s famous gliding centre, the pilot looks down on 3,724-metre Aoraki/Mt Cook, the highest peak in the Southern Alps.

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Glide Omarama
Photograph by Rod Morris

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Aerial recreation - Gliding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6097/gliding-over-aorakimt-cook (accessed 18 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006