The Ministry of Defense said the two planes are the first two of 11 aircraft ordered and the remainder will be arrive in the country by mid-2015.
"It is great to see the first T-6C aircraft arrive in New Zealand just seven months after Beechcraft Defense Company was awarded the contract to deliver a new effective military pilot training system," said Defense Minister Jonathan Coleman.
"This project is a good example of smart and efficient procurement. The $154 million pilot training package will deliver a modern reliable training system ensuring our military pilots are trained to the highest performance and safety standards."
"The T-6C aircraft has a proven track record with other militaries, and it will be a great addition to our Air Force capability. The T-6C will provide the basic training for all military pilots to prepare them for the Air Force's new and upgraded aircraft," he said.
New Zealand's fleet of T-6Cs are scheduled to be operational for pilot training by 2016.
New Zealand's pilot training system using the T-6C includes ground simulators, and classroom-and computer-based training packages. Flight simulators and ground-based training devices are being supplied and installed by CAE Simulation.
Maintenance and support for the trainers is being provided by CAE Australia and NZ Safe Air Limited.