A visit to the RAANZ National fly in at Stratford (photos to follow) provided an opportunity to check out some of the area's other aviation activity.
At New Plymouth Airport was Hughes 369D ZK-HMT registered to T T Helicopters of Auckland
Also at New Plymouth the PA31 Panther ZK-LTD of Avia Air Charter, Hamilton
Down at the Norfolk Rd airstrip Cessna U206F ZK-DWX, a long way from its Ashburton home
At the Beck Helicopters base near Eltham was Bell 206B ZK-HKR, imported from Thailand in 2016.
And hangared at Hawera the R&R Bearhawk ZK-PBH, which is registered to a Stratford owner