Aerial Agricultural Services - Crop Maintenance

Way To Go Heliservices and Mt Hutt Heliservices (operated by WTG) offer a range of aerial agricultural spraying and helicopter topdressing services around Christchurch, Mount Hutt and throughout Canterbury.  Cruickshank Helicopters offers the same great service throughout Southland. 

As Rangiora’s local Agricultural Helicopter Company, we provide aerial agricultural services to farmers and foresters across the Canterbury Plains, and with our Mount Hutt base from South Canterbury to Greta Valley. 

Aerial agricultural spraying and top dressing is the core of our helicopter service business. Our helicopter pilots are vastly experienced and our fleet is fitted with TracMap GPS systems to provide clients with absolute quality assurance.

We are members of the NZ Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) and are New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association accredited as well as Growsafe accredited.

Services We Provide:

  • Weed spraying
  • Aerial crop spraying and topdressing
  • Hill country development
  • Forestry aerial spraying and topdressing
  • Aquatic weed control New Zealand wide
  • Wilding Pine Control
  • General fertiliser application
  • Lifting
  • Fire lighting
  • We are also able to assist in high-country lifting and access transport

Research and Development for Aquatic Weed and Wildling Pine Control

We are involved in R&D for new processes and products to control wilding pines. If you are in need of these kinds of services, contact us.

For further information about our agricultural services by helicopter, contact us.


  • On application
  • Prices are in NZ Dollars and include GST


Work will only proceed if weather conditions are suitable which will be at the pilot's discretion.

Maximum Lifting Weight

Maximum Lifting Weight AS350 = 1000 kgs
Hughes 500D = kgs
Robinson R44 = 363 kgs