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

Moehau Man – New Zealand’s Bigfoot

The Moehau Man There are legends and stories of huge bushmen that abound around the world. In North America there is the Sasquatch or Big Foot, Asia has the Yeti, and Australia the Yowie. And while they are geographically separated, in some case by vast distances and oceans, their descriptions are always somewhat similar. New… Continue reading Moehau Man – New Zealand’s Bigfoot

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

One-third of Kiwis believe in alien visits [www.nzherald.co.nz]

A third of New Zealanders believe aliens have visited Earth and a majority think psychic powers exist, a study has found. One thousand respondents were asked by UMR Research if they believed “that Earth has been visited by UFOs from other planets”.About 33 per cent said they did, and Maori (42 per cent) and Pasifika… Continue reading One-third of Kiwis believe in alien visits [www.nzherald.co.nz]

UFO sightings in New Zealand linked to a ‘temporal doorway’ [ Dave Masko -www.huliq.com]

“Cooo me, we have more UFO sightings than anywhere on the planet, and don’t forget our ‘temporal doorway’ that allows these aliens to come and go,” explained a New Zealand local in hyping “UFO tourism” down under in a country best known for its strange greenish kiwifruit, Lord of the Rings films and homeland for… Continue reading UFO sightings in New Zealand linked to a ‘temporal doorway’ [ Dave Masko -www.huliq.com]

Defence wants UFOs off its radar – The Dominion Post

THE POLICE? THEYVE GOT TO BE KIDDING!!! [BizarreNZ] Spotted a bird, a plane or a UFO lately? Then the New Zealand Defence Force doesn’t want to know about it. The most recent instalment of previously classified UFO files were made public yesterday – and within the documents, former chief of defence Jerry Mateparae makes it… Continue reading Defence wants UFOs off its radar – The Dominion Post

UFOs Buzz New Zealand After X-Files Release [AOL NEWS.COM]

Could New Zealand become a new hot spot for close encounters? Just days after New Zealand authorities released 2,000 pages of previously classified UFO X-Files, mysterious lights were spotted over three locations.New Zealand’s stuff.co.nz news service reports that on Sunday, Boxing Day in that country, unexplained orange and red lights appeared above Napier, Taranaki and… Continue reading UFOs Buzz New Zealand After X-Files Release [AOL NEWS.COM]

Secret UFO files revealed

Secret Defence Force files reveal hundreds of UFO sightings, details of a top level Government investigative body, and previously unseen reports into the infamous Kaikoura mystery. More than 2000 pages of formerly classified files were released yesterday The files include: Sketches of a “spacecraft” sighted over the Wairau Valley. Letters from a Wellington mechanical engineer… Continue reading Secret UFO files revealed

Files shine light on UFO sightings

By Derek Cheng New Zealand’s most famous UFO sighting was a moving cluster of bright lights five times the size of a large fishing vessel that dazzled and spooked the occupants of a small plane during a routine newspaper drop. The lights seemed to move with the plane as it flew off the coast of… Continue reading Files shine light on UFO sightings

Only one NZ UFO sighting investigated [The Press]

Among the hundreds of UFO sightings in New Zealand, only one was fully investigated. Public and media interest in the infamous Kaikoura UFO sightings in 1978, coupled with strong personal interest from Prime Minister Robert Muldoon, led to a detailed report being prepared by the air force. This is the first time it has been… Continue reading Only one NZ UFO sighting investigated [The Press]

UFO group reports New Zealand defence chief resistance to, final release of classified UFO documents

Suzanne Hanson of New Zealand’s UFO Research, Support and Resource Network has publicly released official correspondence with Lt Gen Jerry Mataparae, Chief of Defence Force NZ following the decision by New Zealand’s Ministry of Defence to release previously classified details of UFO and extraterrestrial-related files. Lt Gen Jerry Mataparae’s official correspondence indicates that he initially… Continue reading UFO group reports New Zealand defence chief resistance to, final release of classified UFO documents

New Zealand Climbs on Board the Disclosure Train

UFO papers to be made public    By CHARLIE GATES – The Press Hundreds of pages of secret files on New Zealand UFO sightings will be released by the military this year. The files include reports of UFO sightings from 1979 to 1984 and references to the Kaikoura sighting of December 1978. The files are held… Continue reading New Zealand Climbs on Board the Disclosure Train

Lights in the NZ sky haunt TV producer for three decades

Thirty years ago today, strange lights were filmed in the night skies over the Kaikoura coast. Theories ranged from squid boat lights to sightings of Mercury and Venus. Former television producer Leonard Lee recalls his involvement in the Kaikoura UFO mystery. On the morning of December 31, 1978, I received an early-morning call from Neil… Continue reading Lights in the NZ sky haunt TV producer for three decades

UFO website will record mysterious encounters

By Errol Kiong Scientists are welcoming a new website that encourages people to record their UFO sightings. Veteran Hamilton air traffic controller and pilot Graeme Opie is behind the UFO Focus New Zealand Research Network, which aims to document sightings of unidentified objects in the sky. He says the network has received 48 reports of… Continue reading UFO website will record mysterious encounters