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Press release from CNW Group

HNZ Group announces adoption of Advance Notice By-Law

Thursday, April 18, 2013

HNZ Group announces adoption of Advance Notice By-Law

17:21 EDT Thursday, April 18, 2013

MONTREAL, April 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - HNZ Group Inc. (TSX: HNZ.A, HNZ.B) (the "Corporation"), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, previously announced that it will hold an annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") on May 15, 2013. At the Meeting, the Corporation intends to seek shareholder approval of a resolution to ratify the advance notice by-law (the "Advance Notice By-Law") adopted by the board of directors of the Corporation on April 15, 2013. Among other things, the Advance Notice by-Law sets a deadline by which shareholders must submit a notice of director nominations to the Corporation prior to any annual or special meeting of shareholders at which directors are to be elected. It also sets forth the information that a shareholder must include in the notice for it to be valid. The Advance Notice By-Law will allow the Corporation to receive adequate prior notice of director nominations, as well as sufficient information on the nominees, and it will facilitate an orderly and efficient meeting process.

The Advance Notice By-Law is in effect and applicable to director nominations in connection with the Meeting.

Additional information concerning the Advance Notice By-Law and the full text of the Advance Notice By-Law is available in the Corporation's management information circular that is being mailed to shareholders in connection with the Meeting and is available on SEDAR (

The Corporation is an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services with operations in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Antarctica and Southeast Asia. The Corporation operates in excess of 130 helicopters in support of a range of multinational companies and government agencies including onshore and offshore oil and gas, mineral exploration, military support, hydro and utilities, forest management, construction, air ambulance and search and rescue. In addition to charter services, the Corporation provides flight training and third-party repair and maintenance services. The Corporation is headquartered near Montreal, Canada and employs approximately 800 personnel from 35 locations around the world. The Corporation operates from fixed-base locations as well as from temporary locations, commonly referred to as "pool locations", and provides helicopters in a wide variety of climatic conditions and terrain across Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Antarctica and Southeast Asia.

Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking" statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the performance or achievements of the Corporation, or industry results, to be materially different from any future performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Consequently, readers should not place any undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. In addition, these forward-looking statements relate to the date on which they were made. HNZ Group disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise unless being required by applicable laws.

SOURCE: HNZ Group Inc.

For further information:

Don Wall
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 780-429-6919
Tel: 450-452-3007

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