Thousands of secret files on New Zealand's UFO reports are set to be made public, nearly 32 years to the day after our most famous sighting.
The files include every witness account of unidentified flying objects reported to authorities since the early 1950s, including the 1978 Kaikoura mystery.
They had been held by Archives New Zealand, which was to make them available in February after requests from the public, but the Defence Force stepped in, saying it needed to remove personal identification to comply with the Privacy Act.
The Defence Force promised to release the files by the end of this year and is due to make them public this week.
More than 2000 pages of files will be issued in 12 volumes. Squadron Leader Kavae Tamariki said the Defence Force would not comment on the files' content. Read more
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
New Zealand Latest Country to Release UFO Secrets
New Zealand is the latest country to declassify its UFO files. More than 2,000 pages of documents, revealing UFO sightings going back to the 1950s, are included in the files.The U.S. government, which undoubtedly has the most extensive UFO files, shows no signs of following suit, however.