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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/28/2004 21:47 (Entered as : 01/28/2004 21:47)
Reported: 2/2/2004 6:46:29 PM 18:46
Posted: 2/12/2004
Location: King Country (New Zealand),
Shape: Flash
Duration: 5 mins
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
UFO sighting, Whareorino Hut, central North Island, New Zealand.

During a hunting and tramping trip through and area known as Whareorino, in the central North Island of New Zealnd all six of our group witnessed what we all felt as a very unusual happening. Our background include many years in the Aviation industry and this background most certainly convinces us that what we had seen were not any type of aircraft that we have any knowledge of.

Around 9.27 pm we did notice what appeared to be several stars "flashing" in the sky overhead. The flashing got much brighter. There was absolutely no sound of any sort. The sky was clear and the milky way could be seen clearly, with no light interference from any near-by city.

The lights eventually stopped flashing. These lights were white and appeared stationary overhead.

Another flashing white light appeared and then moved very quickly north wards through the night sky.

Approximately 1 hour after this sighting, what appeared to be a star in the western sky, simply got brighter and brighter, then as quick as a flash, just disappeared.

All six of us are absolutely convinced that what we saw was in the very least unusual and would definitely not be attributed to any type of aircraft that we are aware of. We know what we saw and in fact are a little embarressed to mention this to anyone, however I am a long time sceptic when it comes to UFO sightings. I am now a believer and will not change my mind for anything!!! Myself, Phil, Peter and the boy's are now converts!!!