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Helicopter Safety

Thursday 30th Nov 2017

Daniel Stevenson, from Kaikoura-based South Pacific Helicopters, has chosen to go beyond minimum compliance levels a...

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SH1 will open north of Kaikoura on 15 December 2017

Saturday 4th Nov 2017

Good news! Ongoing repair work of State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura through to Blenheim means the road will be open in t...

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America's Cup Kaikoura Visit

Sunday 22nd Oct 2017

South Pacific Helicopters had the privilege of flying the prestigious America's Cup into Kaikoura on 14 October 2017, du...

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KiwiRail resumes Kaikoura coastal route

Wednesday 20th Sep 2017

Last Friday hundreds of people welcomed the first train to pass through Kaikoura since the November's 7.8-magnitude eart...

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Working on Kaikoura's Ohau Point post-earthquake

Tuesday 25th Jul 2017

The road below Ohau Point is still buried since the 7.8 earthquake in November 2016, when more than 100,000 cubic metres...

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New office opening Summer 2017

Friday 21st Jul 2017

The new South Pacific Whale Watch by South Pacific Helicopters booking office will be opening at 72 West End in Kaikoura...

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Perfect Day for Whale Watching in Kaikoura

Wednesday 19th Oct 2016

Today was a magic day in the whale watching capital of New Zealand, Kaikoura. We were fortunate enough to be able to tak...

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Kaikoura - An amazing part of the world

Sunday 16th Oct 2016

South Pacific Helicopters had the pleasure of being asked to drop in on a stag party who were having a clay bird shoot w...

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More to us than whale watching

Thursday 13th Oct 2016

Today we were pleased to help the Marlborough Kaikoura Rural Fire Authority to upgrade their weather stations in the bea...

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Overlooking Kaikoura

Sunday 2nd Oct 2016

Summer is on its way here in New Zealand, so we are looking forward to a busy whale watching season ahead. Over the week...

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