Out for a breath of fresh air was the Cessna 180 ZK-BDE.
Working off vector 25 with a tad of crosswind. Well done Malcolm.
ZK-JOR finals for 28 at Rangiora.
You don't see a great deal of activity on this vector.
The HT lines are further away than they look - Its just the 'long lens' effect.
A stranger from down Peel Forest way was the Rans S-6ES Coyote II ZK-KBJ (c/n 1292407) as listed with Grant South since July of 2009.
Another out of towner was the 180hp Piper PA-22/20 Pacer ZK-PAL3 (c/n 22-2298) of Ardmore Taildraggers Inc of Auckland.
Independence Helicopters Ltd's Eurocopter AS 350 B2 ZK-IPE (c/n 3343) was busy in the central triangle with auto rotations.
The George Galpin Cessna 180H ZK-PKD (c/n 51548) came and went with suitable sound effects.
And the Max Earnshaw Europa Tri Gear ZK-VMC (c/n 95) was having its carburetor worked on.