Visiting Gisborne was the Havelock North privately owned Bell 206L-1 ZK-IJC2 which hasnt been blogged here before. It was imported from the USA in 2017.
Also at Gisborne was Hughes 369D ZK-IPH sprayer which was added to the Country Helicopters' fleet in 2021. It was imported from the USA in 2011.
Normally based at Piopio the Precision Helicopters' Hughes 369D ZK-IRA2 was at Hamilton receiving attention, and has recently been repainted in a new blue scheme. This was originally imported from the USA in 2008 as ZK-HOT4, becoming IRA in 2012 upon sale to Precision.