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NZ Warbirds Association

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Up Close and Personal with these beautiful aircraft

NZ Warbirds have developed a great facility at Ardmore airport...an hour out of Auckland set in... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
kiwitravellersagogo
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auckland
Working Museum

Incredible place to visit, such a rare opportunity to see these aircraft flying. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
aMeechi
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St Heliers, New Zealand
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NZ Warbirds At Ardmore is operated by the New Zealand Warbirds Association which is the national umbrella body responsible for the safe management of the operating environment for ex- military and vintage aircraft in New Zealand. NZ Warbirds At...more
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824 Harvard Lane, Papakura, Auckland 2244, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

I visited with my gardening club!! It was very interesting and well laid up with very knowledgeable volunteers. A plane mad grandchild would be in heaven.

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for visiting our museum and taking the time to share your experience online. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

NZ Warbirds have developed a great facility at Ardmore airport...an hour out of Auckland set in lovely countryside and well worth the visit. We live nearby and are so lucky to have this onhand....a great range of WW1 and WW2 aircraft...lovingly restored and in flying...More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to recommend us and haring your experience online. We really appreciate it! We agree that we are very fortunate to have such an amazing collection available to display and fly, as well as an amazing group of volunteers! Again...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Incredible place to visit, such a rare opportunity to see these aircraft flying. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and took time to escort us to a second hanger full of working WWI aircraft. The Harvard’s, Spitfire and Isaacs Fury all flew. There’s a cafe...More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at our visitor center. We really appreciate it. Come again soon.

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum with my partner to see in particular the ex RNZAF A4K SKYHAWK for research purposes. I was extremely impressed with the guide that we had who afforded us large amounts of time to view the aircraft and allowed for the taking of...More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience online. We are very grateful that we are able to look after one of the historic A4 Skyhawks that served with the RNZAF and glad that you came to view it especially. Hope...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a very informative day with the crew from Ardmore Warbirds on Sunday. Good work by the volunteers. If you have some spare time I can recommend you having a visit.

Thank Joy C
NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us online and recommending us a place to visit. We are glad that you enjoyed your time and hope that you will visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We were made to feel very welcome on arrival to the new Warbirds hangar. The volunteers were very friendly and knowledgable. I have not visited the previous hangar, but the new hangar is very interesting with lots of aircraft types and information about them. John...More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you taking the time to review our visitor center and speaking highly of us. We really value any feedback from our visitors both good and bad as it allows us to improve on aspects of our operation. We agree that our volunteers are an...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Made our way down to the warbirds hanger today, luckily they had some of the planes getting ready and flying to tauranga. The guys there are very dedicated to the planes and have a great wealth of information about them and the airport. Highly recommend...More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi Paul Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. We are very proud of our visitor center and are pleased to receive any feedback. We agree that our volunteers are a dedicated bunch, without them we wouldn't be able to have such...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Booked a flight months ago and the day finally arrived.for my father in laws 79th birthday. Met John Kelly the Pilot and his team .made you feel welcome. A totally awesome experience to view.and a tour through the museum fabulous. Well recommend. Thanks again John...More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience online about our organisation. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We are passionate about our classic aircraft and are enthusiastic to share our passion with members of the public...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Had a great time looking around. Was made to feel very welcome. Great collection for a volunteer organisation. They have recently moved into a new hangar and looks great. Vlounteer staff very helpful and made me feel welcome.More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us online. We are very fortunate to have an amazing group of passionate volunteers and are pleased to receive such feedback. Without them we wouldn't have been able to have such a museum. Thank...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Few aviation museums around the globe have as diverse a collection as the NZ Warbirds. Yes, you can go to such places in America or Europe where they have a huge collection but few countries the size of New Zealand hold such an impressive collection...More

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NZBenS, Volunteer at NZ Warbirds Association, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for your review of our organisation. We really appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience online. We agree that we are very fortunate to have such a collection at Ardmore, and even more fortunate to have generous members who are...More

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