Blue Bus is on the prowl around the North of the South.
This first batch of photographs were taken at Kaikoura on 03-11-2016.
A recent start up operator on the Kaikoura Airfield is South Pacific Helicopters (2016) Ltd who operate the Bell 206B JetRanger ZK-HBO (c/n 570) under the South Pacific Whale Watch banner.
This JetRanger has operated from Kaikoura several time before with other operators.
Part of the flight package is a hilltop landing. Above we see ZK-HBO atop Rakanui Hill - as seen from the Airfield.
Wings Over Whales operate this Gippsland GA8 ZK-KBZ (c/n GA8 -03-024) along with a Cessna 172 ZK-EKE.
A third operator is the Kaikoura Aero Club (Inc).
Above is their recently delivered Aeropro EuroFox 32K TOW ZK-TUG (c/n 382130).
And below we have the Cessna 150M ZK-DNY (c/n 15075789).
The Club also have listed the Piper PA-28-180 Archer ZK-DUQ and the Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six ZK-DOP.