A visit to Ardmore today revealed a lot of helicopter activity including at Heliflite the former Kaikoura based R44 ZK-HCY3 which as of today was officially sold to Auckland based WSV Racing Ltd. This was originally imported back in 2005 as ZK-IGS, later becoming ZK-HLD3 before HCY.
At Airbus Helicopters was the North Shore based AS350B3 ZK-HTS2 which has been in NZ since 2006 when it was imported new
And at Oceania was MD520N ZK-IET2 which was imported from Canada back in 2011 as ZK-HEN3 being reregistered IET in 2018.
Just arrived at Auckland International this afternoon for some local buyers was 2011 Cirrus SR22 G3 VH-FER. It had flown direct from Norfolk Island with a flightime of 4 hours.