Meet Our Pilots

NEST has three Sikorsky S-76 emergency rescue helicopters. We’re the only service in New Zealand using this model of emergency helicopters providing world-class capabilities and we have world-class pilots to fly them.

Joel Higgie

Russell Pirihi

Joshua Peacey

Peter Scott

Johs Van Pierce

Sue Dinkelacker

Shane Brearley

Murray Plowright

Bryan Francis

Rhys MacLachlan

Gerhard Pistorius

Steve Couchman

Dan O'Reilly