Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Development


The National Airspace and Air Navigation Plan contains an objective for the NSS programme to 'complete further analysis of the need for Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (S...

Happy 30th birthday Airways NZ!


It's Airways New Zealand's 30th birthday today. The NSS team wishes Team Airways many happy returns.All the best.

NSS stakeholders deliver National Security and Resilience report


The aviation system is a key component in New Zealand’s transport infrastructure in normal times, and in response to events ranging from rescue helicopter response to road tra...

In-flight MET access for GA pilots


The potential benefits of in-flight MET access have been highlighted by New Southern Sky stakeholders at System Wide Information Management (SWIM) workshops and during the NSS...

Formation of the Ground Based Navigation Aid review panel


The New Southern Sky programme produced a Ground Based Navigation Aid (GBNA) strategy paper at the end of 2016. This is aligned with similar work under way worldwide to ration...

Airways announces contract for new ATM system


The National Airspace and Air Navigation Plan from which the New Southern Sky takes its guidance for modernising the New Zealand aviation system, states: ‘New Zealand’s future...

NSS roadshow visits Hawera


The NSS Roadshow visited Hawera Aero Club in Taranaki last Friday to brief club members and visitors on the programme. An hour long briefing was followed by some great questio...

NSS brief for Air Force Chief


Chief of Air Force (CAF) Air Vice Marshal Tony Davies and his team met with the New Southern Sky (NSS) director and Civil Aviation Authority staff on Wednesday 1 February for ...

NSS Roadshow to visit Taranaki Friday 03 February


Following the huge interest in the NSS Roadshow last year, the aviators from Taranaki contacted us to ask if we could facilitate a Roadshow for them.  NSS is delighted to anno...

NSS Christmas message


As we approach Christmas  it’s a good time to reflect on 2016 and the outstanding efforts of everyone involved in our multi-agency, collaborative programme to update the New Z...