TAUPIRI LAUNCH SITE

All official launchings of the Auckland branch of the NZRA take place from the Taupiri Launch Site on the farm of Arthur Allan Thomas.  You will be notified of all launchings if you SIGN UP or become a REGISTERED MEMBER. Come and join us reach for the sky!

From Auckland, take the motorway south and continue on past Meremere and the Rangiriri Tavern until you reach the turnoff at Tahuna Rd and go left. Continue a fairly long way down Tahuna Rd, making a right turn at Rutherford Rd and continue along Rutherford Rd, turning left into Kneebone Rd. About 1km down Kneebone and you are there at Mission Control! Travel time is about 1hr from Auckland, and 40 minutes from Hamilton.

Not from Auckland? Take the Gordonton turnoff from SH1 at Taupiri. Hang a left turn at Orini Rd and go down to Rutherford. Left on Rutherford and right on Kneebone and your are there at the launch site a little ways down the road!