As New Zealand’s national carrier, our partnerships are an important avenue for protecting the country’s natural environment while supporting world class events, teams and individuals as they take New Zealand to the rest of the world.

Whether we’re getting behind sportspeople, wine makers or artists, we’re committed to showcasing the very best of New Zealand to the world. It’s not just individuals and events that Air New Zealand partners with, we also take the responsibility to be environmentally sustainable seriously and do what we can to preserve and protect our country’s natural environment for the future.

Air New Zealand considers sponsorship of national and international events, individuals or organisations which provide Air New Zealand the opportunity to:

  • Communicate our brand values and attributes to our target audience
  • Showcase our world class product & service
  • Increase awareness of New Zealand as a visitor destination
  • Generate revenue for Air New Zealand
  • Engage and delight those who travel
  • Connect with Air New Zealand employees

To submit a sponsorship request, please fill out the online form  

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For philanthropic requests, please email Public Affairs.

Department of Conservation

Department of Conservation (DOC).

As a major partner of Department of Conservation (DOC) we help to preserve and protect New Zealand’s natural environment, while also promoting some of our country’s most iconic visitor sites.

Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

For more than quarter of a century Air New Zealand has made a significant contribution to the domestic wine industry as the naming sponsor of the prestigious Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand.

Partnering with Antarctica New Zealand and the New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute, Air New Zealand is playing a pivotal role to enable scientists to better understand one of the world most unique environments.

World of Wearable Arts

World of Wearable Arts (WOW).

World of Wearable Arts (WOW) now attracts entries from artists and designers across New Zealand and around the world. As an event partner, Air New Zealand is proud to nurture our country’s innovative and creative talent.

New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand Rugby.

As the airline partner of the current World Champion All Blacks rugby team, we’re proud to fly our team to take on the world.

Brand Ambassadors

Brand Ambassadors.

We work with a number of iconic New Zealanders who embody the world class culture and performance Air New Zealand has become renowned for. These sponsored individuals are: Mahe Drysdale, Sophie Pascoe, Lisa Carrington, Jossi Wells, Valerie Adams, Richie McCaw, Eric Murray & Hamish Bond.