Alarm over ‘alien space ship’ sighting

  The source of three unexplained lights which appeared to float in the night sky remains a mystery for the Maungatapu man who spotted them. Tony Hutchins, 62, was on his front lawn about 10.10pm on Thursday when he noticed a bright orange light directly above Fraser Cove. “I saw this orange light in the… Continue reading Alarm over ‘alien space ship’ sighting

UFO above One Tree Hill , Auckland 7th Feb 2015

From You Tube…. “Didnt notice while filming…. can only be seen for few seconds at the start and 7 sec mark…. just popped in……. looks like 3 lights in a triangle…. but looks like 1 solid craft. Uploaded by John Lucich

The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 – By Tony Brunt

The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 By Tony Brunt 1967 – Former convener of the Auckland University UFO Research Group (no longer in existence.) For a little over a month in the winter of 1909 hundreds of New Zealanders reported seeing “airships” of varying shapes and sizes moving about in the sky. Sighting reports… Continue reading The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 – By Tony Brunt

Ngatea Mystery Circle – Terrestrial or Extraterrestrial?

From the original script by the late Harold H. Fulton It began quietly enough early in September 1969, but before two months were up, New Zealand’s biggest space scare had boomed to the greatest public UFO awareness on record in this far southern land’s experience. For a period commencing mid-September for the following four to… Continue reading Ngatea Mystery Circle – Terrestrial or Extraterrestrial?

Let’s not get in a “Flap” – Our 70’s UFO sightings

These flaps are periods of heightened UFO activity centered on certain areas and lasting over a period of many weeks. Flaps such as the Warminster sightings in the 1960s, to as recently as the Belgium flaps of 2001 and 2002 have all triggered interest in the UFO community. The Northern Hemisphere has had a fair… Continue reading Let’s not get in a “Flap” – Our 70’s UFO sightings

In the Beginning… A history of New Zealand’s UFO activity

Historically, most of the Northern Hemisphere holds the attention of many when it comes to paranormal activity, UFO’s, Cryptozoology and strange phenomena. What I hope to bring forth in these articles is the often not heard of Phenomena that is just as prevalent in the Southern Hemisphere. As an Independent UFO Investigator myself I will… Continue reading In the Beginning… A history of New Zealand’s UFO activity

Prosaic Explanations: The Failure Of UFO Skepticism

Introduction “If I had found even a single case that defied prosaic explanation, I would have rushed to my typewriter (now my PC) to write the most exciting story ever published by Aviation Week & Space Technology Magazine.” -in a letter from Philip J. Klass to Dr. Eugene Mallove Could some UFO sightings actually be… Continue reading Prosaic Explanations: The Failure Of UFO Skepticism

Unidentified lights in the evening sky

Reported on Stuff.co.nz – 17 October 2013 UFOs or Chinese lanterns? Strange lights have again been seen in the sky above Blenheim, prompting speculation of intergalactic visitations. Nathan Menzies said he saw a strange light in the sky from his home in Brewer Street, Blenheim, at 8.30pm on Tuesday. “I don’t believe in this sort… Continue reading Unidentified lights in the evening sky

West Coast gets UFO fever

Reported in NZHerald – 8th August 2013. UFOs are the talk of the West Coast after reports of one man’s ‘close encounter’ at Rutherglen on Tuesday night. Although no other witnesses have come forward about the sighting; in which Matthew Robert Haisty claims to have come across a UFO parked on the road right outside… Continue reading West Coast gets UFO fever

UFO sighting leaves West Coast man ‘bug eyed’

Reported in NZHerald – 7 August 2013 A West Coast man is ‘freaked out’ after coming face to face last night with what he claims was a UFO, parked on the road outside the entrance to Shantytown. Matthew Robert, a mechanic from Rutherglen, insists he is not alone and that three other cars were also… Continue reading UFO sighting leaves West Coast man ‘bug eyed’

Kaikoura UFO sightings

Report in Stuff.co.nz – 22 January 2013 Among the hundreds of UFO sightings in New Zealand, only one was ever fully investigated. Public and media interest in the Kaikoura UFO sightings in 1978, coupled with strong personal interest from prime minister Robert Muldoon, led to the air force preparing a detailed report. This is the… Continue reading Kaikoura UFO sightings

North a UFO hot spot [The Northern Advocate]

Have you seen any UFOs in Northland? The truth may be out and about in Northland with numerous reports of strange phenomena above the region – from curious lights, mysterious craft and even a possible alien landing, and video footage being sent overseas for expert analysis. Suzanne Hansen, network director for Ufocus NZ research, which… Continue reading North a UFO hot spot [The Northern Advocate]

Mystery of lights in sky lingers [Hawkes Bay Today]

The mystery of moving coloured lights in the night skies over Hawke’s Bay continues to deepen with a third sighting since early last month. Last Saturday night it was Onekawa resident Stephen Carr’s turn to be perplexed by unexpected lights overhead after going outside just after 9pm. And, as he discovered after calling police, he… Continue reading Mystery of lights in sky lingers [Hawkes Bay Today]

UFO photographed over Auckland New Zealand 31st August 2012

UFO photographed over Auckland New Zealand 31st August 2012 Multiple UFO’s photographed over Auckland New Zealand 31st August 2012 by Oliver Hilbert. There were 4 to 5 documentend objects. Here are the photos of each object with enhanced close ups. Photos were taken from a high rise building and were estimated to be 10 –… Continue reading UFO photographed over Auckland New Zealand 31st August 2012

Rotorua UFO ‘sighting’ goes viral on YouTube

Sightings of unidentified flying objects in Rotorua skies have sparked an online discussion about paranormal activity in the Bay of Plenty. A video uploaded to YouTube claims to have images of UFOs above Rotorua. It has had more than 131,500 hits since being uploaded by someone with the username Horsefarmer1000. The video blurb states it… Continue reading Rotorua UFO ‘sighting’ goes viral on YouTube

It’s 2012, here come the UFOs [NZ Herald]

The New Year has seen a spike in reported sightings of UFOs, with 2012 hysteria blamed for an increase in reports of flashing lights and floating orbs. WeatherWatch.co.nz – which receives a handful of eyewitness reports of meteors and other lights in the sky every day – said there had been a dramatic increase of… Continue reading It’s 2012, here come the UFOs [NZ Herald]

UFO News: What Are The Waituhi Lights? (Video)

In the latest UFO news, a father and daughter from Waituhi, New Zealand shot some video of strange lights in the night sky on Friday and are now appealing to the public for help in identifying the unidentified flying objects. Kharma Jones and her father Matthew spied the noiseless, hovering aircraft while on a walk… Continue reading UFO News: What Are The Waituhi Lights? (Video)

Strange light sparks UFO theories [www.stuff.co.nz]

A strange light filmed in the sky over Auckland on Saturday night was probably not a UFO, comet, or rogue planet about to smash into Earth, astronomers say. The descending point of light, which revealed a U-shaped nimbus when zoomed in on, was filmed in the sky west of Auckland about 6pm on Saturday. The… Continue reading Strange light sparks UFO theories [www.stuff.co.nz]

UFO was not debris, says local [Hawkes Bay Today]

Taradale man Colvin Steel may have seen something the military chiefs of either the US or Russia might have been hoping to flick our way without too many people noticing. The “military satellite” theory is one explanation for the sighting of a large, glowing ball in the sky on Tuesday night, which appeared to pulsate… Continue reading UFO was not debris, says local [Hawkes Bay Today]

Strange sightings in Bay skies – UFOs?

by Kate Newton with Genevieve Helliwell [Bay of Plenty Times] PHOTO:Auckland photographer Brian Aickin snapped this picture of “three mystery objects” in the sky. Seen something strange in the night sky?  You are not alone. Calls have been coming into the Bay of Plenty Times Weekend over the past few weeks from people convinced that… Continue reading Strange sightings in Bay skies – UFOs?

UFO sightings in Taranaki & Waikato skies.

 CLOSE ENCOUNTER: Aaron Sellwood and his family saw the unidentified flying object on Tuesday night. A Hawera family had a close encounter amid a spate of sightings of mystery lights speeding through Taranaki and Waikato skies. A flaming ball dancing above Hawera left residents in stunned awe on Tuesday as it zig-zagged through the night… Continue reading UFO sightings in Taranaki & Waikato skies.