"Be Awesome.......Be a Helicopter Pilot !! "

Whether just for fun or you want to become a commercial pilot, learning how to fly helicopters or taking a scenic flight over the most breath taking scenery on the planet, is an amazing experience that you and your friends will never ever forget!

Started over 20 years ago as a specialist helicopter training company, North Shore Helicopter Training (NSHT) is one of New Zealand's most respected helicopter training companies and the closest to downtown Auckland. Now, working only with the best in the tourism and leisure business, we are excited to offer you some amazing helicopter scenic flights, tours, packages and charters - nothing is impossible so let us make your dreams a reality!

We offer:

  • Student Loan funded NZ Diploma courses to Levels 5 and 6
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) registered
  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Part 141 certified
  • World class experienced instructors and pilots
  • Fantastic safety record - no accidents
  • Great training facilities
  • Scenic tours, packages, charter and adventures

Helicopter Pilot Training & Licencing and Specialty Courses
Tailored to suit you and timescale, for your career or personal challenge. Find out more »  

International Students NZ can offer you flying conditions unrivalled in most countries.
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Pilot Training & Courses

Pilot Training & Courses

Whether you wish to pursue the challenge of flying a helicopter for pleasure or more seriously as a career, we can provide a range of options tailor... Find out more »



Helicopter Open Day 2017

Helicopter Open Day 2017

Thursday, 15 September 2016

28th January 2017 10 - 3pm - Have you ever been fascinated about learning how to fly a helicopter?... Find out more »

Whenuapai Tower Visit

Whenuapai Tower Visit

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Join us on our visit to the Air Traffic Control tower at Whenuapai military airfield and see how... Find out more »

Reach for the sky...


Stay informed with the latest articles and comments.

Can I do it through the student loan scheme at NSHT?

Published:  10:13 p.m. Wednesday, 10 December 2014

YES!!. As of the 1st January 2015, we will be able to accept applications for Student Funded students via Studylink. We have a limited numbe ...

Can I convert my overseas license?

Published:  2:32 p.m. Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Yes you can as long as its from an ICAO country. For PPL, you will need to do a flight check with a B or C Cat and as long as you medical is ...

What about accomodation costs etc?

Published:  2:32 p.m. Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Generally, its about $120 per night in a local bed and breakfast but if you are staying longer then you could pick up a short term flat/hous ...

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