Photographed at Nelson Airport this morning by Lord Nelson was this Bell 206L-3 LongRanger ZK-HWL3 c/n 51054.Of 1983 vintage and initially registered as N3178L. It became N64VA from February 2005 until being cancelled on 07-02-2017 for its move to New Zealand. Assembled at Motueka by Argus it became ZK-HWL3 on 15-03-2017 with Helicopter Charter Karamea (2006) Ltd.
The second issue of these marks were to a Robinson R22 Beta in August 1995. It now resides with NMIT at Woodbourne.