The Cessna 182T Skylane c/n 18281680 was cranked out of the Cessna factory as N15275 and sent down to Airflite Pty Ltd at Jandakot in West Australia and became VH-KHW from 23-12-2005.
It was sold to Queenscliff Marine and Aviation Pty Ltd of Melbourne from 12-04-2006 and quickly moved on to Edward Barry of Chermside West in Queensland from 29-08-2006.
Phil Van Wegan of Port August, South Australia acquired it from 02-07-2014.
As VH-KHW it was ferried from Port Macquarie to Lord Howe Island and into Kerikeri before delivery down to Tauranga on 06-11-2017.
Its Australian registration letters were cancelled on the 10th and it became ZK-KHW on the 28th to Bruce Cameron of Te Puke.
It came out of the paint shop at Tauranga and had its first 'ZK' flight today (16-12-2017).
Photo by Hairy Mole Rat.