An Air Nelson de Havilland Dash 8-300 on behalf of Air New Zealand, registration ZK-NEB was performing flight NZ-8262 from Wellington to Tauranga (New Zealand). The aircraft was descending towards Tauranga about 10-15 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (PW123) down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Tauranga.
The airline reported:
The crew decided to shut the engine down due to indication of a possible propeller malfunction.
The aircraft was able to return to service 10 hours after landing.