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Management Systems

HNZ's capability is both extensive and proven.  This section contains information on our helicopter operations, fleet and personnel that consistently deliver excellence in the extremes.


HNZ employs a management system of control that integrates business process, quality and risk management. Safety and quality have become inherent in the way we conduct our business.

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With a diverse range of helicopter services, HNZ works alongside many of the worlds largest resource sector companies, national governments and federal government agencies.


This section provides information on the tender process and how to submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) or Expression of Interest (EOI) document to HNZ.



Management team


HNZ's management team delivers a wealth of experience in the management, operations and engineering control of international aviation companies.


HNZ maintains a significant presence throughout New Zealand, Australia and Southeast Asia, and has over 25 years experience in Antarctica.





HNZ is wholly owned by Canadian Helicopters Group Inc. Canada's largest helicopter services company and the responsibility resides with each companies Board of Directors.


HNZ’s history now spans more than 50 years of helicopter operations, working alongside many of the worlds largest resource sector companies, governments and federal agencies



HNZ offers a range of employment opportunities within the aircraft industry in New Zealand, Australia and Southeast Asia. Application forms and details on all current vacancies are listed here.



Careers at HNZ

A career at HNZ can offer you new challenges and experiences in exciting environments around the world.

Details on the HNZ helicopters available for lease. Click here to email your Registration of Interest.


Details on HNZ fleet helicopters that are available for purchase. Click here to email your Registration of Interest.



HNZ charter flights

From film work, construction, or hunting and fishing, to power lines and aerial survey, HNZ has the experience and capability to undertake a wide range of helicopter charter work.


    Sunday, 6 April 2014

    HNZ expands in Australian North West

    HNZ Australia has made a strategic expansion in the resource-rich North-West. By recognising a gap in current operations the HNZ base at Karratha has created a new, 'niche' market.

    Tuesday, 15 January 2013

    HNZ launches its first AW109 GrandNew in Australia

    Perth-based HNZ has taken delivery of the first of three brand new AW109SP's. The aircraft is being readied for marine pilot transfer operations at Karratha in the north-west of Western Australia as part of a contract with Rio Tinto.

    Sunday, 18 November 2012

    Master's award recognises pilot's leadership

    An award that recognises Nelson pilot Jim Wilson as a doyen of the international helicopter industry is the icing on the cake of a 45-year career in aviation.

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