COVID – Hokitika Airport

COVID-19 New Zealand Government Traffic Light System – Hokitika Airport

At 11.59pm 23rd January 2022, New Zealand moved to Red in the COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Light System).

Hokitika Airport continues to welcome visitors and passengers in the terminal under Red. Wearing a face mask in the terminal remains mandatory in all areas, unless eating or drinking. Our QR Scan/Sign In system is available at all entries and we encourage everyone to please scan in.

Vaccination Certificates are not mandatory as a visitor to the Terminal under the Red framework protocols. If you have any additional questions not covered in this update regarding visiting the terminal, please contact

To keep everyone safe, you should not travel, nor enter the terminal if you’re feeling unwell, being tested for COVID-19 or if you need to self-isolate.

Safety is our top priority. We have protocols and processes to provide a high level and consistent approach across airport working environments and safe passenger journeys.

Our Customer Service team have Traffic Light system processes and protocols in place. Team members are available if you have any questions on the phone number above.

Appropriate health and safety guidelines are being followed in keeping the terminal clean, with increased cleaning in high touch areas, including doors, handles, tables, seated spaces, ATM, pay and parking machines.

Airlines and flight schedules

Please check your airline website for up to date information and travel procedures under the traffic light system.

Air New Zealand:

From 14 December 2021, all Air New Zealand passengers aged 12 years and older travelling domestically will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a negative test taken within 72 hours of departure. Proof of either of these will need to be provided before check-in. Find out more at Requirements for Travel within New Zealand | Air New Zealand.