Lifting off from the GCH Christchurch facility today was the HNZ New Zealand Limited's Agusta AW139 ZK-IHP (c/n 31146) - southbound for Dunedin.
This AW139 was originally listed in NZ as ZK-HUL3 on 06-11-2008 to Helicopters (NZ) Ltd of Nelson.
It was quickly shifted to the Australian operation of Helicopters (NZ) Pty Ltd at Belmont, West Australia as VH-NZE from 16-01-2009.
SFS Aviation Co Ltd of Bangkok, Thailand took it on from 30-03-2011 as HS-SFH until it returned to Australia to become VH-NZZ3 on 16-05-2014.
Back in NZ it became ZK-IHP on 06-11-2014 until it ferried out of New Plymouth for Ports of Auckland on 30-06-2016.
Offloaded at Brisbane it then ferried to Archerfield, Rockhampton, Townsville and Cooktown between 4 and 7-07-2016.
At Port Moresby it became P2-NZE with Helifix Operations Ltd.
On 23-01 2019 it was back in NZ as ZK-IHP.