South Island NZ Helicopter Flights Daily for Adventurers & Sightseers

Departing from:  Franz Josef  |  Fox Glacier  |  Lake Tekapo  |  Haast

Commercial Services

Customisable operations to suit your needs

HeliServicesNZ operates a large fleet of helicopters based in seven locations throughout the South Island, covering many areas effectively and cost efficiently.

We pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality service that is safe, cost efficient, and tailored to the client's needs. We have a range of aircraft, specialist skilled staff and fit-for-purpose equipment to meet clients’ requirements.

Safety is our main priority, and a strong safety culture is at the forefront of any service that we provide.  

We specialise in transporting people and cargo to remote locations. We support our flight operations with robust helicopter maintenance and provide extensive training for our staff and crew.

We deliver a cost-effective resolution to many commercial operations throughout the South Island.

HeliServicesNZ provides a wide range of professional commercial services including:
Private and public sector work

(e.g. DOC, regional councils, Environment Canterbury, GNS, kiwi programme, electricity lines companies)

Emergency response operations

(e.g. beacon searches, Civil Defence, firefighting, earthquake response)

Lifting operations

(e.g. general placement of concrete, tanks, sluicing)

  • CAA Air Operators Certificate AOC 88797
  • CAA approved part 135 operator
  • Department of Conservation (DOC) approved operator
  • Aviation Association member
  • Member of Mt Cook and Westland National Parks Aircraft Users' Group
  • Qualmark accredited

Helping you acheive your goals

You are welcome to approach us with your particular needs for any given project and we’ll work with you to achieve your goals.

COMPANY SAFETY POLICY

HeliServicesNZ is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for the safety and health of our employees and other persons in the workplace.

Our Safety Management System (SMS) is an integral part of company operations and describes the culture at HeliServicesNZ and the way people do their jobs, to enable a positive safety culture.

Health and safety is everyone’s business, and everyone is expected to share in our commitment to avoid all accidents and incidents, which may cause personal injury, property damage, or loss of any kind.

Every employee is expected to act safely at all times to ensure their own welfare and that of their fellow employees and others in the workplace.

PILOTS

Our pilots have a diverse range of experience. Members of our team have worked overseas in locations including Antarctica, USA, Canada, New Caledonia, and Papua New Guinea. Our team can provide a range of commercial skills and extensive knowledge of the areas we cover. Our pilots are trained in noise abatement and operating in a wire environment.

FLEET

HeliServices NZ has a large diverse commercial fleet of helicopters to provide a great solution to many different tasks.

  • AS350B2 Approx 900kg lift capability ( 6 seats) AS350 BA Approx 750kg lift capability (6 seats)
  • MD 520 Notar Approx 550kg lift capability (4 seats)
  • MD 500D Approx 450kg lift capability (4 seats)
  • R44 approx 340kg lift capability (3 seats)

Clients and Project Types include:

  • Amethyst Power Scheme project
  • New Zealand Police
  • Department of Conservation (DOC)
  • Regional Councils
  • GNS Science
  • Ski field maintenance & development