Air Travel

Several daily Air New Zealand flights operate between Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch and Blenheim and Nelson. Sounds Air flies smaller planes daily between Wellington and Blenheim, Picton, and Nelson. Origin Air flies between Nelson and Palmerston North and Wellington. Kiwi Regional Airlines connects Nelson with Hamilton and Dunedin. Jetstar flies between Nelson and Wellington and Auckland. Hokitika is also serviced by Air New Zealand flights. Picton and Golden Bay are serviced by smaller commuter aircraft.


Kiwi Regional Air. 07/444–2020;

Origin Air. 0800/380--380;

Sounds Air. 0800/505--005;

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