Regional lounges

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

Air New Zealand's lounge development programme - regional lounges

  • The Air New Zealand Regional Lounge at Auckland Airport is expanding and will be completed in November 2019
  • The Tauranga Regional Lounge opened in December 2018
  • The temporary Nelson Regional lounge opened early October 2018 and is located on the mezzanine floor of the airport terminal

Auckland Regional Lounge

We're expanding the Air New Zealand Regional Lounge at Auckland Airport. When work ends in November, the lounge will have three times its current capacity.

At the moment builders are working within the existing lounge area. The lounge will remain open, but will be operating at a reduced capacity until work ends in November.

Reduced capacity in the short term

While the work is underway the lounge will have limited capacity.

  • There might not be room for everyone at certain times
  • At peak times, the lounge will only be available to members. (The Domestic Lounge is unaffected, and could be an alternative for you and your guests.)
  • We'll be simplifying our food menu, focusing on members' favourites

More space, more facilities

When finished, our new lounge will be able to comfortably seat three times as many visitors, within a beautifully designed space.

  • You'll have five different zones to choose from, so you can work, relax or socialise the way you want. Including café space, the bar, business zone, several quiet areas and improved self-service food and drink buffet.
  • Most seats will have power and USB charging points.
  • The new lounge will be on level 1, so you can go directly to the lounge from your Valet Parking or undercover car space.

Air New Zealand's new, upgraded Auckland Regional Lounge is due to be completed in late November. 

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

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

Entertainment

Magazines and TV. 

 

Tauranga Regional Lounge

The brand new Tauranga Regional Lounge opened in December 2018. It features large windows with views out over the runway and offers more than double the number of seats than the previous space. The new lounge has four different zones, with most seats having access to power/USB charging facilities, and is styled in Air New Zealand's signature modern design.

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 or lift beyond the café.

Size

385m2, seating for 89 guests.

Food & drinks

Buffet and light refreshments available with bar facilities.

Business

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

Entertainment

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

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

Entertainment

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

Wi-Fi, business desk and photocopier/printer.

Entertainment

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

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

Wi-Fi, business desk and photocopier/printer.

Entertainment

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

Wi-Fi, business desk and photocopier/printer.

Entertainment

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

Wi-Fi and business desk.

Entertainment

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

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

Entertainment

Magazines and TV.