All helicopters provided by Hanmer Springs Helicopters are operated by Amuri Helicopter LTD
Amuri Helicopters Ltd was established in 1989 to provide aerial agricultural services to North Canterbury. Since that time the company’s operations have expanded nationwide to include Aquatic Weed Control, Aerial Charter, Lifting, Offshore Island Predator Eradication, Wilding Conifer Eradication, Frost Control, Firefighting, and Commercial Operations.
Our CEO and Operations Manager is a founding director of Amuri Helicopters, the current Chairman of the New Zealand Aerial Agricultural Association (NZAAA) and a councillor for the Aviation New Zealand governance council.
Adventure, Excitement & Safety
In 2012 the company was awarded a Gold Safety Award from the New Zealand Helicopter Association for 23 years injury free operations and in the same year the CEO received an award from NZAAA “For the promotion of high standards and industry leadership in Agricultural Aviation”. He was further recognised with an award in 2015 “For the pursuit of operational excellence and outstanding industry leadership in Agricultural Aviation”
Amuri Helicopters has a proactive Safety Management Programme and we actively foster “Just Culture” within our organisation. Our staff are committed to providing the highest levels of safety and satisfaction for the services we provide to our customers
Compliance with rules and plans is considered a priority which has been demonstrated on many high-profile operations such as the 2016 Antipodes Island Mouse Eradication Program.