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Commercial & Agricultural

Hanmer Helicopters, trading as Amuri Helicopters, offers a range of aerial agricultural spraying and topdressing services. 

Hanmer Springs Helicopters, under the name of Amuri Helicopters is Canterbury's most experienced Helicopter Agricultural Company and has been providing aerial agricultural services to farmers and foresters in Canterbury and Kaikoura since 1988. 

Aerial agricultural spraying and top dressing is the core of our helicopter service business. Our pilots are experienced and our fleet is fitted with TracMap GPS systems to provide clients with absolute quality assurance. 

We are members of the NZ Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) and are Growsafe and Aircare accredited. 

Services we provide 

  • Weed spraying
  • Aerial crop spraying and topdressing
  • Hill country development
  • Forestry aerial spraying and topdressing
  • Aquatic weed control New Zealand wide
  • Wilding Pine Control
  • General fertiliser application
  • Lifting
  • Fire lighting
  • Fire Fighting
  • We are also able to assist in high-country lifting and access transport
  • Surveying

• On application 
• Prices are in NZ Dollars and include GST 

Extra Info 
Weather: Work will only proceed if weather conditions are suitable which will be at the pilot's discretion. 

  • Maximum Lifting Weight AS350 FX2 = 1000 kgs
  • Robinson R44 = 363 kgs

For information about aquatic weed control see

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