Regional lounges

Our eleven Air New Zealand Regional Lounges are located throughout New Zealand.

Air New Zealand's lounge development programme

  • Plans are underway for a brand new Regional Lounge at Christchurch Airport. Updates to follow as these plans progress.
  • The Air New Zealand Regional Lounge at Auckland Airport is set to undergo an expansion.
  • A brand new Regional Lounge is currently under construction at Tauranga Airport. The current Regional lounge remains open while the new lounge is being built.
  • The new temporary Nelson Regional lounge opened early October 2018 and is located on the mezzanine floor of the airport terminal.

Auckland Regional Lounge

The Air New Zealand Regional Lounge at Auckland Airport is set to undergo an expansion. And when complete, the new lounge will move to level 1, above the current Air NZ Valet Parking drop off and car park area. It will have three times more seating than the current space and feature Air New Zealand's signature modern design, a new menu offering and will also include integrated Air NZ Valet Parking and drop-off as it does today. As construction progresses updates will follow.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The eastern end of the terminal building for flights going to provincial destinations on our regional domestic aircraft, near the airlines valet parking.

Size

167m2, seating for 80 guests.

Food & drinks

Light snacks, barista coffee and bar.

Business

Wifi and business desk.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Hamilton Regional Lounge

Our refurbished Hamilton Regional lounge opened mid-2016, situated on the upper floor over the boarding gates, the new-look space boasts prime views of the runway and surrounding farmland.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the upper floor of the Airport terminal, above the boarding gates.

Size

238m2, seating for 92 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with bar facilities.

Business

Wifi, business desk, photocopier/printer, USB and power points at most seats.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV. 

 

Tauranga Regional Lounge

A brand new Regional Lounge is currently under construction at Tauranga Airport. It will offer more than three times as many seats than the current space, with most seats having access to power/USB charging facilities, four distinct zones and in our new signature modern design. The current Regional lounge remains open while the new lounge is being built.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the upper floor of the Airport terminal, accessed by stairs beyond the café.

Size

120m2, seating for 54 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with bar facilities.

Business

Wifi, business desk and photocopier/printer.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

New Plymouth Regional Lounge

The new temporary New Plymouth Regional lounge opened early March 2018, located on the ground floor of the airport terminal with views out onto the runway. This space is designed to provide more seating and comfort for our members, whilst the new airport terminal is being developed.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the upper floor of the Airport terminal, above the boarding gates.

Size

150m2, seating for 62 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with bar facilities.

Business

Wifi, business desk, photocopier/printer, USB and power points at most seats.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Napier Regional Lounge

Our Napier Regional lounge went through a soft refurbishment in late 2015. It is well equipped for business and leisure travellers, and offers views of the runway and surrounding farmland.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the upper floor of the Airport terminal.

Size

110m2, seating for 67 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with bar facilities.

Business

Wifi, business desk and photocopier/printer.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Palmerston North Regional Lounge

Our Palmerston North Regional lounge opened late May 2017. With large windows offering views onto the runway below, it's 90% larger than the previous space, featuring four different seating areas to choose from. Stay powered up with most seats having direct access to power/USB charging and enjoy light refreshments from the new self-service buffet and drinks station before your flight departs.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the first floor of the Airport terminal.

Size

338m2, seating for 102 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with bar facilities.

Business

Wi-Fi, business desk, photocopier/printer, USB and power points at some seats.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Wellington Regional Lounge

Our brand new Wellington Regional lounge opened late November 2016. This Regional lounge is in a convenient location close to the regional gates, before the security screening point. The large windows allow for sweeping views over the airports public atrium and beyond to the domestic runway and features our popular barista made coffee.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the first floor of the airport's main terminal building, before the new centralised security screening point, and close to the regional gates.

Size

400m2, seating for 136 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet with light refreshments, bar facilities and barista made coffee.

Business

Wifi, business desk, photocopier/printer, USB and power points at some seats.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Nelson Regional Lounge

The new temporary Nelson Regional lounge opened early October 2018, located on the mezzanine floor of the airport terminal with views out onto the runway and the terminal ground floor. This space is designed to provide more seating and comfort for our members, whilst the new airport terminal is being developed.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the mezzanine floor of the Airport terminal, accessed by the stairs past check-in or elevator close to the terminal bathrooms.

Size

172 m2, seating 67 guests

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with beverage facilities including beer and wine.

Business

Wifi, business desk and photocopier/printer.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Queenstown Regional Lounge

The Air New Zealand Queenstown Regional Lounge at Queenstown Airport was refurbished in two stages and upon full completion, opened end of March 2017. This new, modern and larger lounge (with 85% more capacity than the previous lounge) boasts large windows with views over the boarding gates, out beyond the tarmac to the Remarkables mountain range. Offering five different spaces, customers can relax and refresh or plug in and get some work done before their flight, with most seats having direct access to power/USB charging facilities.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

Located on the upper floor of the Airport terminal, above the boarding gates. The lounge entrance is past the Airport help desk, with access via a stairwell or lift if required.

Size

748m2, seating for 229 guests.

Food & drinks

Self-service food buffet, two self-service drinks stations and barista coffee.

Business

Wifi, business desk and photocopier/printer.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Dunedin Regional Lounge

The Air New Zealand Dunedin Regional Lounge at Dunedin Airport has been upgraded and reopened in early November 2017. The updated space still features large windows with views of the surrounding farmlands, and now offers almost 50% more seating, with four different seating areas including business, lounge, quiet and café. Most seats have direct access to power/USB charging and a new self-serve buffet and drinks station offers a variety of refreshments.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The lounge is located on the upper floor of the Airport terminal.

Size

382m2, seating for 122 guests.

Food & drinks

Light buffet refreshments and self-service drinks station.

Business

Wifi and business desk.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

 

Invercargill Regional Lounge

Our new Invercargill Regional lounge opened its doors in early 2016. Located at the northern end of the domestic terminal, it offers expansive views of the runway.

Access

Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members departing on an Air New Zealand flight (no more than four hours prior to flight departure).

Guests

Airpoints Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members can bring in one guest to Regional lounges, your guest must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand flight. Guest access is subject to space on the day.

Opening times

Open one hour before the first flight until the last departure.

Location

The Lounge is located on the ground floor, on the right as you enter the Airport terminal.

Size

110m2, seating for 51 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with bar facilities.

Business

Wifi, business desk and photocopier/printer, USB and power points at most seats.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.