HNZ Group Inc., formerly Canadian Helicopters Group Inc., is an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services with operations in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and regions of Southeast Asia. The Company operates in three segments: helicopter transportation services, helicopter repair and maintenance business, and flight training. It provides helicopter services to a range of utility and special operations, including both offshore and onshore oil and gas, marine pilot transfer, mining, and provides military support in Afghanistan. Charter operations are provided under two brands: Helicopters New Zealand (HNZ) and Canadian Helicopters Limited (CHL). It provides third party repair and maintenance services in Canada and in the United States and operates two flight schools in Canada. During the fiscal year ended December 30, 2011, the Company operated approximately 160 helicopters. On July 7, 2011, it acquired Helicopters (N.Z.) Limited.