Aviation LIVE Day

Aviation LIVE Day is a day made for exploring and watching MOTAT come to life. With special plane demonstrations and sneak peaks, you can't miss it!

Date & Time

18 Apr 2021 | 10am - 4pm



Calling all aviation enthusiasts!

This Month, Live Day celebrates the technology of flight. Explore the Aviation Display Hall, packed to the rafters with aviation history. Discover quirky contraptions, innovative solutions, and treasures of Aotearoa.

Watch demonstrations by the Ministry for Primary Industries Biosecurity Sniffer Dogs who work to keep our borders safe.

See the Avenger wings operating, the Sunderland nose turret and Harvard undercarriage

Catch the Jigger from the Sir Keith Park Station at M2.

Get hands-on with our Make and Take crafts activity.

The Fleurelles Harmony Trio will set the mood with Live performances throughout the day.

All this and more!

Please note: unfortunately, there will be no rail operating this weekend.

Please note: Photography and filming may take place on the day for marketing purposes.


Some areas are not wheelchair accessible due to stairs, confined spaces, and uneven surfaces.

Noise: display and activity areas can be noisy.