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 destinations we fly to including New Zealand and Australia.
- Generate revenue for Air New Zealand
- Engage and delight those who travel
- Connect with Air New Zealand employees
For philanthropic requests, please email Public Affairs.
Department of Conservation
As a major partner of Department of Conservation (DOC) we are helping to bring back birdsong to New Zealand's Great Walks, supporting important monitoring and research around marine reserves, and enabling threatened species to be transferred to safe breeding grounds around New Zealand. Find out more about DOC
Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon
Air New Zealand is proud to support world class events in iconic destinations. The Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon started in 2014 and incorporates 42km, 21km, 10km and 2.2km kids' run options. Set between the backdrop of the world renowned Crown and Remarkable mountain ranges, it takes in the best highlights of the region and finishes in the heart of Queenstown itself. Find out more about the Queenstown Marathon
Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon
Following on from the success of the Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon, the Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon started in 2016. The event incorporates 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids' run options. Taking in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, vineyards and quiet country roads, it finishes at the impressive Sileni Estates Winery. Find out more about the Hawke's Bay Marathon
Fine Wines of New Zealand
The Fine Wines of New Zealand programme celebrates and showcases the finest wines New Zealand has to offer. The result of an extensive search, it is annually curated by seven of New Zealand's leading wine experts - Masters of Wine Alastair Maling, Emma Jenkins, Michael Brajkovich, Sam Harrop, Simon Nash and Steve Smith along with Master Sommelier Cameron Douglas. Air New Zealand is a patron to the programme, providing promotional support to the wineries onboard and through our marketing channels. Find out more about Fine Wines of New Zealand.