Our Services

Commercial Operations & Air Transport

  • We specialise in long-line lifting with a good range of certified strops, self-releasing hooks

  • Wild animal control work

  • Concreting

  • Gravelling tracks

  • Rigging and flying any specialised loads

  • We design and make specialist equipment to get any job done

  • Surveying and filming

  • GPS and mapping

  • Hunting and fishing into the Upper Rakaia and local areas

  • Flights into remote areas

  • Transport flights

  • Power company support

  • Search and rescue

  • Scenic flights

  • Experienced with mountain flying

  • Weddings and functions


We offer helicopter basal barking, chemical dispensed via carbon fibre wand, single stem application, minimal to no collateral damage. We are NZ CAA certified for basel barking/wond work.  


Also helicopter spot spraying using high volume directional nozzle, minimal collateral damage.  We also have ground crew that are well set up and experienced for contorta control.


  • Firefighting

  • Dam for ground crew and equipment

  • FENZ approved operator certificate number (2016/14)

  • All helicopters are set up with Fire radio channels

  • Ground crew and pilots all have US3285 Unit Standard

  • All helicopter fire buckets are set up with Class A fire foam dispensers

  • Fire lighter for back burning and control

  • CAA Part 135 Certificate for relocating ground crews


All Helicopters Are Set Up With Digital Temperature Gauges And Night Lights.  All The Helicopters Are Installed With TracMap GPS And Mapping Can Be Completed Prior To Frost Control To Ensure Correct Areas Are Controlled At Night And Any Hazards, Such As Wires, Are Plotted.  All Our Pilots Have Night Ratings And Are Experienced In The Aircraft Types They Are Flying.  For Further Information On Costings, Please Feel Free To Contact Us.​

Scenic Flights

Enjoy stunning South Island scenery


Simon Werthmuller (South Island Ops)

Mobile: 027 447 2856

Phone: 03 318 6887

Email: simon@rangiheli.co.nz

2859 Double Hill Run Road

Upper Rakaia Gorge

Methven 7791