Mt Hutt Helicopters is an established agricultural and tourism company that has been operating since the late 1990’s. Situated in Methven, just an hour’s drive from Christchurch, we are superbly positioned to offer a wide range of helicopter flights and services to both sides of the main divide, utilising our vast experience and extensive local knowledge.
April 2013 saw the Kershaw family purchase the business assets and rebrand as Mt Hutt Helicopters 2013 Ltd. The Kershaw’s have a long association in aviation operating AS350 B3 Squirrel helicopters offshore in Indonesia for Pt Airfast Indonesia.
Dave Kershaw flew in the venison days of the 1970’s. Mark is a licensed aircraft engineer with 17yrs experience as well as managing the offshore engineering he is based in Methven. This allows the company to have its own in house engineering thus keeping the fleet maintained to the highest standards. Josh, the CEO has been working in the aviation business for the last 12 years and runs the day-to-day operational side of the business and along with Dave he received a New Zealand Service Medal for his work in Banda Aceh after the 2004 Tsunami.
The family have increased the fleet since taking over by providing two more aircraft and the latest technology with spray equipment managing to reach our customers in a timely fashion exceeding customer satisfaction. Strong values and customer service expectations are the driving force behind the company. Throughout our expansion we’ve retained our close-knit relationship with the agriculture industry, and offer a vast array of services encompassing everything from aerial spraying to snow raking.
Our relentless commitment to the highest standards sees us boast a flawless safety record, while our passionate crew remain dedicated to providing an exceptional customer service that exceeds the expectations of our clients and sets the standard for aviation of the future.