In the community

We work hard to support and promote New Zealand at home and overseas. With our partners, we help make New Zealand a better place for everyone.

We're committed to a purpose bigger than just our airline. Our goal is to supercharge New Zealand's success. We work with our partners to improve the life of kiwi's, socially, environmentally and economically.

We do this in lots of ways, with the help of our partners. We showcase the best of New Zealand here and overseas. We inspire young leaders, and invest in biodiversity, conservation and scientific research. We lead the way in sustainable tourism, and we champion targeted regional development.

Our partners

Kids at Photocamp, Air New Zealand National Geographic partnership

National Geographic

We help National Geographic Society host a series of photo camps for underserved youths. The five-day camps provide opportunities for young people between 16 - 20 to tell their stories through pictures. They are able to explore the world around them and share their own perspective on what it means to be a Kiwi. National Geographic photographers help them express their economic, environmental and social issues through their images. Find out more

Family with DOC, Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson, New Zealand.

Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) is one of our main partners. We help them bring birdsong back to New Zealand's Great Walks, and support marine reserve monitoring and research. We also help to transport threatened species to safe breeding grounds around New Zealand. Find out more

Koru Care Kids at Disneyland.

Koru Care

We have partnered with Koru Care 4 NZ for over 30 years. Koru Care 4 NZ gives children with serious medical conditions magical experiences. With our help, they've flown close to 2,000 children to amazing destinations like Disneyland in California or Dreamworld on the Gold Coast. These once-in-a-lifetime trips let the kids enjoy themselves with their families, as all children should. Our crew help make each trip memorable, from arrival at the airport to getting them home safe again. Find out more

Hedgehope School student performing hongi with cultural leader at Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Airpoints™ for Schools

Airpoints for Schools lets Airpoints members donate their Airpoints Dollars™ to selected schools. The schools can use their Airpoints Dollars for school trips that might otherwise be impossible. It's an exciting programme that inspires teachers and students nationwide. Find out more

Air New Zealand Crazy About Rugby.

New Zealand Rugby

We're the airline partner of the World Champion All Blacks rugby team. We're proud to fly our team to take on the world. Find out more

Queenstown Resort College students with Air NZ employee.

Queenstown Resort College

Queenstown Resort College is New Zealand's premier tourism and hospitality management college, at its Te Tai Tokerau campus, based in Paihia. Our partnership helps young people from our regions learn about tourism, and find employment in their home towns. Tourism can be a great way to boost the regions, and we're proud to help make it happen.

Partnering with Air New Zealand

We work with many partners to support New Zealanders and their communities. Our key focus areas are:

  • Supporting the next generation

Our young people are crucial to the future of New Zealand. Training, empowerment and leadership are all crucial.

  • Sustainable tourism leadership

Tourism is critical to New Zealand's economy. We want to help attract and train new tourism workers and leaders.

  • Regional New Zealand

Strong, growing regions mean a stronger New Zealand. We champion regional development, especially where it's needed most.

Unfortunately due to the uncertain nature of the current environment, we aren't yet able to consider any new sponsorships, community partners or philanthropic requests. Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.