Health and Safety

Helisika Agricultural Ltd policy is to provide a safe environment for their pilots, ground crew and clients to preserve their health and well being while performing their duties.

  • Helisika has a comprehensive Health and Safety policy in place.
  • Regular safety meetings are held with staff and at these meetings staff are encouraged to participate in reviewing and updating safety policy and rules.

Our fully trained pilots and ground crew understand the dangers of working around helicopters and with a variety of specialised equipment and follow a safety plan on the ground and around the hangar.

We complete Job specific Aerial Safety Plans and conduct a Safety briefing on the day with the crew addressing relevant issues pertaining to the job.  Covering health and safety checklists including Visual inspections, Wire checks, load checks, etc

We have years of experience in lifting in confined spaces, moving farming equipment, and moving construction materials for commercial or domestic uses.  All our helicopters, machinery, vehicles, trailers, and auxiliary equipment are regularly maintained, fully licensed, registered and carry the appropriate insurance covers.

Helisika Agricultural Ltd hold the following New Zealand Civil Aviation Certifications:

  • CAA Part 119/135  (Air Operations Helicopters Certification)
  • CAA Part 133 (Helicopter External Load Operations (Sits under Part 135) 
  • CAA Part 137 (Agricultural Aircraft Operations)
  • CAA Part 100 (Safety Management Systems)
  • CAA Part 102 (Unmanned Aircraft Operator Certification)
  • CAA Part 141 (Aviation Training Organisation Certification)

We also hold the following certifications:

  • Growsafe accredited 
  • FENZ Fire and Emergency New Zealand Certified
  • DOC Certified
  • CAA Licensed 
  • TOTIKA certified 
  • +IMPAC PREQUAL certified
  • Auckland Council Approved Pest Free Operator
  • Dangerous Goods Licences 
  • Transport Service Licence

Air Operator Certificate

Helisika has a 135 Air Operator Certificate, which requires us to have a full standard set of complex operating manuals and we are required to have a high standard of maintenance.


This Company has a current legal liability policy for not less than $10,000,000.00 and fire fighting contingency of $500,000.00.


All machinery, vehicles, trailers and auxiliary equipment are regularly maintained, fully licensed, registered and carries the appropriate insurance cover.



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