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19 December 2017 - Fees-free 2018... what does it mean if you want to become a professional pilot?

Wanaka Helicopters is a world renowned flight training acedemy situated amongst the mountains in Wanaka. We are looking for special individuals who are passionate about people and the environment, enjoy problem solving and logistics, err on the side of caution and dream of a career in the aviation industry... is that you?

19 October 2017 - Marketing Job Opporturnity!

We are seeking a marketing professional to join our dynamic team with the vision of future opportunity to grow this new role with us. We are looking for a Marketing Executive to work with our three brands: Wanaka Helicopters, Greenstone Helicopters and the New Zealand Adventure Company. The successful applicant will provide[...]

1 September 2017 - Find Yourself at Wanaka Helicopters

Have you ever thought about flying?  Is your dream to be able to discover the world from a more vertical angle?

25 August 2017 - Found in Wanaka...

We hope you enjoyed that last snippet of Ben Steensels work 'Lost in New Zealand' upon his vist to NZ and his trips about with us.  Ben kindly put together a couple of videos for us, and Rob Antill sliced up some wicked photo's.

18 August 2017 - A Cloudy Week - Longing for the Summer!

Well, a great wintery week has been had here in Wanaka.  The ski fields have had a good top-up, and tempted us every day with all their glistening glory.  Down at ground level it hasn't been the flashest of weeks, and at times like this we long for the beautiful summer days of past - and not too far away!

15 August 2017 - Lost in New Zealand

Some time ago now we had a jaunt around the hills with a pretty impressive joker by the name of Ben Steensels and his equally impressive mates Rob Antill & Arno Stols.

1 December 2016 - WHAT A JOB OPPORTUNITY!!


9 November 2016 - Wanaka Weddings - Criffel Station Woolshed

CRIFFEL STATION WOOLSHED WEDDINGS Simon had the privelige of looking after the lovely ladies at Criffel Station Woolshed on a recent and rather autumnal Wanaka day.  Jodie from Jodie Rainsford photography has captured some stunning images from the character filled landscapes at Criffel Station.

4 November 2016 - The Perfect Woman at Wanaka Helicopters

WE HAVE FOUND THE PERFECT WOMAN IN WANAKA! Nick, Will and Pete were graced with the prescence of to top 10 'Perfect Women' on the 23rd October.    

15 August 2016 - Diploma in Aviation 2017 – Enrol Now!!

The month is set…  Next January will be the next limited intake of Diploma in Aviation (Helicopter) students.  The competition is on!!! We ensure small classes, lots of one-on-one time, great gear, machines and a family atmosphere (it is a family business after all).  This means we have a very close eye on our students,