Exclusive Member offer from Originair

Our new member Originair is offering 45% off full fare flights* valid until 30 September 2018!

Originair is the only airline offering you direct flights between Nelson and New Plymouth (50 minutes) and Nelson and Palmerston North (40 minutes).

When searching for flights enter the promo code: CC Special. The offer is available to Chamber members and their immediate families only.

It’s never been easier to fly between the Top of the South and the North Island than now with Originair. Whether you are interested in arts, culture, cycling, adventure sports, music or culinary experiences, there’s a variety of activities and events for you to enjoy in these marvellous regions.

We can also cater for your Charter and Group bookings, sports teams, business trips, conferences, and tours as well. The airline is Nelson based, New Zealand owned and operated and operates regional point-to-point travel.

Originair is a dedicated, professional passenger airline operation, directly linking the centres with a customer responsive schedule.

Parents can also rest assured, knowing that their precious cargo will arrive at their destination with our unaccompanied minor service (7-12) years old.

You can also bring your beloved pet with you on holiday or bring your new family member home with our Pet Transportation service.

Originair has teamed up with the Thrifty Car Rental Company to offer you an exclusive deal on their wide range of rental cars at all three destinations: Nelson, New Plymouth and Palmerston North. Perfect for business or holiday travellers. The deal includes 10% discount and 25 cents per litre off fuel for AA members. Originair’s fleet include British Aerospace Jetstream 31 and 32 aircraft. With 18 leather seats, a 2 x 1 seat configuration with an off-set aisle with stand-up head room, these aircraft are ideally suited to the Originair operation.

The aircraft have a pressurised cabin with twin turbo prop engines and are flown by a two-pilot crew. With about 500 Jetstream’s flying worldwide, these British Aerospace aircraft are renowned in many countries for their comfort and reliability. Fly with Originair to your destination and experience a direct, fast and comfortable service. Book now at www.originair.nz

*Not available on all flights.

Nelson to Palmerston North
Monday & Wednesday: 8:20am
Friday & Sunday: 3:40pm

Palmerston North to Nelson
Monday & Wednesday: 9:40am
Friday & Sunday: 5:00pm

Nelson to New Plymouth
Wednesday: 11:20am
Friday & Sunday: 12:20pm

New Plymouth to Nelson
Wednesday: 12:50pm
Friday & Sunday: 1:50pm

Chamber submission to Nelson City Council

The Chamber has made its submission to Nelson City Council on the Draft Nelson Regional Land Transport Plan.

Thank you to our members who took the time to submit comments, ideas and suggestions regarding the Draft Regional Land Transport Plan consultation. 

The Chamber supports the key transport projects prioritised by the Council, including progressing the Southern Link Investigation. 

Read the full Chamber submission here

Fall in love at our first BA5 for 2018!

Join us at our first Business After Five event for 2018 on Valentine’s Day. 

Hosted by Nelson Kia, you’ll have the opportunity to fall in love with the all new Kia Stinger and Kia Nero, and enjoy a few refreshments and chat with your fellow Chamber members.

The first BA5 of the year is a great opportunity for new members, or members that haven’t been for a while, to connect with the Chamber and each other. 

Don’t forget your business card for the spot prize draw!

Make the most of our gorgeous summer evenings and enjoy some great hospitality at 1903 Square at the top of Trafalgar Street. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register here.