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News, events, new products and anything else news worthy in the kite-flying world.

22 01, 2014

Nelson Kite Festival 2014

2018-04-25T01:38:00+12:00January 22nd, 2014|What's New??|

Yet again Nelson showed off what a great place it is and that it has more sun shine hours then other place in New Zealand. With perfect weather and a nice steady wind off the sea, it was great times had by all that came to Neale [...]

18 06, 2013

Inside the 30 meter long Blue Whale

2018-04-25T01:41:33+12:00June 18th, 2013|What's New??|

The Peter Line Kite crew inside the 30 meter long Blue Whale kite holding a 8 meter long Humpback whale kite. From left-Peter Lynn, Simon Chisnall, Gav Mulvay, Pam Shanahan and Elwyn Lynn. Absent from photo Craig Hansen and Jenny Cook.

18 06, 2012

Price Change

2018-04-25T01:43:29+12:00June 18th, 2012|What's New??|

Dear faithful existing customers and prospective new Kite owners. We have something important to say, we have thought long and hard about this. Something that has been difficult to work through, for many reasons, one of which is not devaluing the faithfulness of our long term friends and customers, [...]

11 01, 2011

Peters Kite gets cut out of the Air at India

2022-03-10T17:40:21+13:00January 11th, 2011|What's New??|

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Slum-boys-cut-Kiwi-stars-kite-in-Ahmedabad/articleshow/7255581.cms Check this out AHMEDABAD: This was Peter Lynn’s 600th international kite festival. Known among the world s kite manufacturers, Lynn, from New Zealand, was flying two inflated tiger-shaped kites, each worth 400 US dollars, on the bank of the Sabarmati river, when a puny paper kite came from [...]

5 01, 2011

Slow Thinking About Rays

2018-04-25T05:04:48+12:00January 5th, 2011|What's New??|

An annoying problem finally identified and cured Ever since I’ve been making large ray shaped soft kites (from 1987) they’ve been afflicted by a tendency to fall off to one side or the other. And it’s not just my ram air inflated ray type kites that have [...]

24 12, 2010

Peters 64th Birthday

2018-04-25T05:33:37+12:00December 24th, 2010|What's New??|

On the 23rd of December Peter Lynn turned 64. Elwyn, Peters lovely wife, laid on a great spread for all the gang and we helped Peter celebrate in style. I managed to take a couple of pictures early on in the evening. “When I get older losing [...]

10 12, 2010

Kite For Charity

2018-04-25T05:48:17+12:00December 10th, 2010|What's New??|

We had an offer from our good friend Kevin in the USA to make a skin of a Rokkaku kite, which would then be finished by Simon Chisnall (designer of the Sun and Moon, Crab, Cuttlefish) here in the Peter Lynn Factory in New Zealand. It has [...]

10 12, 2010

Buggies, Beach and a bunch of Moustaches MUST BE MO-VEMBER

2018-04-25T05:38:29+12:00December 10th, 2010|What's New??|

Craig, Steff (www.facebook.com/airbanners) and a few others went to fly and promote the awarness to Prostate cancer the other week in New Brighton (New Zealand), by flying a banner, growing some amazing moustaches, (eeekkk) and taking kids, YOUNG AND OLD (79 years old was the oldest) for [...]

24 11, 2010

Tinwald School Ashburton Kite day

2018-04-25T05:56:31+12:00November 24th, 2010|What's New??|

Craig reciently went to fly kites for the school camp of one of the local junior schools, and to give the kids a talk on soft kites. Huge excitement with a very strong southerly lifting the front of Craigs van clear of the springs. Eventually the 8 [...]