The best array of kites to hit Ōtaki Beach were on show with spectacular effect at the weekend. The eighth annual Ōtaki Kite Festival on February 8-9 drew huge crowds again – estimated at more than 20,000 – who strolled along the beach among the kites, flew their own kites, went for a swim, browsed the stalls and listened to the on-stage... Keep Reading
We're gearing up for the 2021 event with even more flyers and kites. So come fly with us at the Ōtaki Kite Festival held annually at our stunning Ōtaki Beach on the Kāpiti Coast, just an hour’s drive north of Wellington.
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Aiming to bring something new every time to the Ōtaki Kite Festival, organisers have this year enticed a clutch of overseas flyers. On a national tour of kite venues, flyers from Germany, the Netherlands, United States, England and Australia will bring an array of kites never before seen in New Zealand. They include the fantastic big kites of... Keep Reading
Check this out! Otaki Kite Festival branded merchandise available at the Information Tent over the weekend Hats - Caps - Tee Shirts - Drink Bottles - Chiller Bags - Carry Bags + Postcards & Posters + Kites for all ages Keep Reading
Welcome to our exciting new website – we want to let you know all about this fantastic annual event that, in March 2015, saw the most kites in the sky flying at the same time in New Zealand; yes, it was truly spectacular! So please take a look around – there’s something here for everyone … kite making workshops, kite fi... Keep Reading