North Rothbury Balloon Aloft founder Peter Vizzard awarded OAM for service to hot air ballooning

Sage Swinton
January 26 2018 - 12:30am
HONOUR: Peter Vizzard has been awarded an OAM. Picture: Krystal Sellars
HONOUR: Peter Vizzard has been awarded an OAM. Picture: Krystal Sellars

When North Rothbury’s Peter Vizzard started hot air ballooning in 1966 there were just 12 balloons flying world-wide – now there are more than 12,000. 

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter. She has been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.