International lounges

Our Air New Zealand Lounges are a great place to start and end your holiday or work trip. We own and operate three international lounges at Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch airports, as well as three locations in Australia and two in the Pacific Islands.

Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge

Air New Zealand Wellington International Lounge

Air New Zealand Christchurch International Lounge

Air New Zealand Sydney International Lounge

Air New Zealand Melbourne International Lounge

Air New Zealand Brisbane International Lounge

Air New Zealand Nadi International Lounge

Air New Zealand Rarotonga International Lounge

 

Air New Zealand International Lounge Development updates

The Air New Zealand Wellington International Lounge is closed from 30 October through to December 2017 as it undergoes a soft refurbishment. Lounge eligible members will instead be able to access the regional or domestic lounges at Wellington airport before proceeding through security screening and customs to enter the international departures area of the terminal.

These members are advised to be aware of the boarding time indicated on their boarding pass for their international flight departure.

Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge

This is our flagship lounge in New Zealand which opened in 2015. It features an ultra-modern design with a mix of tailored seating zones to meet the different needs of our travellers whether they’re looking to relax, refresh or get some work done before they fly. This lounge overlooks the runway and features a covered outdoor terrace and fireplace offering a year-round outdoor area.

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open from 4:30am until the last departure.

Location

After security and immigration, walk past The Loop Duty Free on your left. Looking left, walk towards the shops. Travel up the escalator. View the Auckland international lounge map

Size

2100m2, seating for 375 guests.

Food & drinks

Food theatre, buffet meals, light refreshments, barista coffee and bar.

Business

WiFi, business desk, laptops available on request and printing facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, showers, towels and hairdryers.

 

Air New Zealand Wellington International Lounge

This lounge is closed from 30 October through to December 2017 as it undergoes a soft refurbishment. Lounge eligible members will be able to access either the regional or domestic lounges at Wellington airport before proceeding through security screening and customs to enter the international departures area of the terminal.

These members are advised to be aware of the boarding time indicated on their boarding pass for their international flight departure.

The refreshed lounge will offer 20% more seating, with most seats having direct access to power/USB charging facilities. It will feature different seating zones including quiet, lounge, and business. Members will also enjoy a new self-service food buffet in the updated space. 

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

Not available.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to departure.

Location

After completing customs and security checks, walk past duty free, turn right. View the Wellington international lounge map

Size

394m2, seating for 98 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 

Air New Zealand Christchurch International Lounge

A sleek, well-equipped and comfortable lounge. An excellent place to relax. 

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

Not available.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to departure.

Location

Level 1, after security and immigration, turn right and walk past JR Duty Free. View the Christchurch international lounge map

Size

597m2, seating for 125 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 

Air New Zealand Sydney International Lounge

This is our flagship lounge in Australia which opened in 2015 and was the first lounge to carry the modern design formulated in conjunction with award-winning global architectural firm Gensler. This lounge has a number of different spaces for travellers looking to relax, refresh or plug in and get some work done before their flight. A key feature of this lounge is the bar where travellers can enjoy a barista made coffee by day, and a New Zealand wine or beer by evening.

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to departure.

Location

After completing customs and security checks, turn right and walk towards gate 59, which is near the entrance to our lounge located on the mezzanine level above the departure gates. View the Sydney international lounge map

Size

1450m2, seating for 299 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments, barista coffee and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 

Air New Zealand Melbourne International Lounge

This new lounge opened early May 2017. With a 50% increase in seating from the previous lounge, eligible guests will enjoy barista-made coffee and a choice of five different zones including lounge, business and quiet areas. Large windows offer views under the building canopy out to the Melbourne International Airport tarmac.

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to departure.

Location

This lounge is located on the ground floor of Melbourne's International Airport terminal. After security and immigration, walk through the duty free area to the escalators.

Size

1,241m2, seating for 249 guests.

Food & drinks

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

Business

WiFi and business facilities, most seats feature direct access to power/usb charging facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 

Air New Zealand Brisbane International Lounge

Opened in 2016, this sleek and spacious lounge is a remarkable example of contemporary airport lounge design.

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to departure.

Location

After security and immigration, walk through the duty free area, turn right and travel up the escalator between gates 81 and 82. The lounge is to the left. View the Brisbane international lounge map

Size

800m2, seating for 185 guests.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.

 

Air New Zealand Nadi International Lounge

Opened late 2016, this new lounge is more than double the size of the previous one and can accommodate 140 percent more customers. Offering five different zones for travellers to enjoy a meal, relax, play with their kids or get some work done. A focal point of the new lounge is the café with a new self-service buffet and beverage offering.

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to departure.

Location

After security and immigration, follow the signage on the right hand side of the escalator.

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets. 

 

Air New Zealand Rarotonga International Lounge

A comfortable and functional lounge with views of the runway.

Access
  • Airpoints™ Elite, Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members
  • Business Class passengers departing on Air New Zealand flights
Transit access

This lounge is available to eligible travellers who are in transit.

Guests

Your guest/s must enter the lounge at the same time as you and be departing from the same airport terminal on an Air New Zealand international flight or an eligible international flight with the airline you’re departing on.

  • Airpoints Elite members can bring one guest when travelling on Star Alliance flights and up to five guests when travelling on Air New Zealand flights
  • Airpoints Gold, Elite Partner and Koru members with eligible access can bring one guest
Opening times

Open 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to departure.

Location

After security and immigration, you’ll find our lounge beside the departure gates. View the Rarotonga international lounge map

Food & drinks

Light refreshments and bar.

Business

WiFi and business facilities.

Entertainment

Newspapers, magazines and TV.

Bathrooms

Toilets, shower, towels and hairdryers.