Cessna U206G Stationair 11 ZK-ENT (c/n U206G-03667) was photographed at Kaikoura on Saturday 18th February by Jeromy Rutherford prior to an aerial photographic survey of the Waiau River bed from the Hope River confluence to down past the Waiau township on SH1. A NIWA ground party of about eight will be doing the river bed profiles and river flows next week. This 206 was imported through North Western Aviation Ltd for the Nelson Aero Club and registered to them on 06-09-1978. It had arrived at Auckland from the US on 12-08-1978. In March of 1989 it was listed to K E J and B K Broady of Auckland and then to M V Burkhart Ltd of Masterton from 12-10-1990.
Soundsair Ltd feature from 03-05-1997 - who became Sounds Air Travel and Tourism Ltd of Picton from 19-12-2003. It is currently listed to Cliff Marchant, still working with Soundsair.