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Air Chathams Freight

Air Chathams Freight

Air Chathams Freight
Chatham Island general freight rates (including GST) to/from Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington:
General Freight - $3.50 / kg
Minimum charge $17.50 (under 5 kg)
Excess Baggage - $3.50 / kg (charged per kilo over the standard 23kg allowance)

Chathams Islands Freight Depots

Freight Depot Ground Handler Phone Depot hours
Auckland Airpost - 6
Laurence Stevens Drive
Auckland Airport
Rob Waite 021 580 226 7am to 2pm
(Monday to Friday)
Christchurch Menzies Aviation
Cnr Ron Guthrie & Perimeter Rds
Christchurch Airport
Johnny Manna 021 580 224 8 am to 5pm
7days a week
Wellington Air New Zealand Cargo
Freight Drive
Wellington Airport
Mark Tyrell 021 580 225 8 am to 5pm
7 days a week

Auckland to Whakatane/Whanganui Freight Services

Air Chathams would be pleased to assist you with your freight requirements between Whakatane or Whanganui and Auckland.  General information:

  • The freight rate is $2 per kilo with a minimum cost per package of $15.
  • Freight costs must be paid before travel, unless an account is held with Air Chathams.
  • All freight is transported on a space available basis.
  • There is no dangerous goods acceptance available at Whakatane or Whanganui. Available with prior notice in Auckland (and may be subject to extra service fees)

Does your business require regular freight services?  If so, subject to normal credit checks, a charge account can be set up by calling Freephone 0800 580 127.

Whakatane Airport Procedures

  • All cargo must go through Whakatane terminal (pickup/dropoff).
  • EFTPOS and Credit Card payment options are available.
  • No Dangerous Good acceptance is available.
  • Cargo collection is available during business hours only and when scheduled flights are arriving/departing (weekends etc).
  • Airport Phone 07 307 9586
  • Delivery address 216 Aerodrome Rd, Whakatane, Thornton 3191

Whanganui Airport Procedures

  • All cargo must go through Whanganui terminal (pickup/dropoff).
  • EFTPOS and Credit Card payment options are available.
  • No Dangerous Good acceptance is available.
  • Cargo collection is available during business hours only and when scheduled flights are arriving/departing (weekends etc).
  • Airport Phone 06 348 0222
  • Delivery address Airport Road, Whanganui, 4501

Auckland Airport Procedures

Primary option - Domestic Terminal

  • Air Chathams Counter located at Auckland Domestic Terminal  (pickup/dropoff).
  • EFTPOS/Credit Card payment available.
  • No Dangerous Good acceptance available.
  • Cargo collection available during business hours only, and when flight schedule is arriving/departing (weekends etc).
  • Airport Phone 09 275 9120 or Freephone 0800 580 127.

Secondary Option - Air Post/Air Chathams Cargo Depot

This option is suitable for courier, account holders and for larger items.

  • Air Post/Air Chatham Cargo depot is located at 6 Laurence Stevens Drive, Auckland Airport.
  • Opening hours are 7am to 2pm weekdays only.
  • Available for larger items, and courier dropoffs etc.
  • Cash payment only, freight should be prepaid or charge account available prior to drop off.

Pets and Animals

  • Pets/Animals can be carried and will be charged at standard freight rates.
  • Pets cannot be kept overnight at Air Chatham Cargo premises.
  • The customer must supply a ‘secure and leak-proof box’
  • Service fee of $25 applies for all pet transport where customer is not traveling with the pet
  • Please contact us on 0800 580 127 to prebook your pets travel between any of our scheduled destinations

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