Nelson has the major airport in the top of the South Island with flights in from Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch a number of times a day. Blenheim has a lesser number of daily flights in from Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch; Kaikoura, Picton, Westport, Hokitika, and Golden Bay are serviced by smaller commuter aircraft.
Air New Zealand (0800/737–000 (NZ only); 09/357–3000. www.airnewzealand.co.nz.)
Sounds Air (0800/505-005. www.soundsair.com.)
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