For visitors with cargo needs, Chatham Islands Shipping Limited offer the delivery of sea freight from Napier and Timaru.
Air Chathams has been proudly serving the Chatham Islands community for over 35 years, ensuring regular, scheduled passenger and freight services to and from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Flights to all mainland New Zealand destinations are weekly with additional flights scheduled over summer months.

Bookings are essential and can be made online at the Air Chathams website. Air Chathams also offers charter and scenic flights from Chatham Island to Pitt Island, when available. 

Rental vehicles are available for hire and a number of the accommodation providers offer rentals.

Waitangi Wholesalers stocks a wide range of beers wines and spirits and the Waitangi Store will meet your grocery needs if you have chosen self-catering accommodation.

  • Air Chathams

    There really is only one way for visitors to get to the Chatham Islands, and that’s with our very own home-grown airline: Air Chathams.   

  • Chatham Islands Shipping Ltd

    CISL provides sea freight to and from the Chatham Islands   

  • Diesel Fuel 24/7

    Self service diesel available 24 hours, 7 days by card pay pumps. Situated right in the heart of Waitangi township, in front of the Dough ‘n’ Go store   

  • Dough N Go

    Conveniently located in Waitangi township. Dough ‘n’ Go has a good selection of groceries, food, bread, milk and drinks. Fresh fruit and veges available Saturday mornings.   

  • Go Wild Apiary: Chatham Islands Freeze Dried Honey

    This innovative award-winning product celebrates the uniqueness of our local bees and endemic plants. Light and crunchy with rich floral flavours, it can be enjoyed on its own or added to your favourite desserts to surprise your dinner guests.   

  • Waitangi Hardware

    OPEN 24 hours for Petrol & Diesel Located in Waitangi right next to Waitangi Store   

  • Waitangi Seafoods

    A trip to the Chatham Islands is not complete without seafood and we are just a short drive away from accommodation in the Waitangi township. Door sales available.   

  • Waitangi Store

    Waitangi store has all your needs covered, including all your usual grocery and food requirements as well as a great range of local souvenirs, crafts, t-shirts, caps and other gifts.   

  • Waitangi Wholesalers

    First Bottle Store to see the Sun and Moon rise in the Whole Wide World (weather permitting!) Fine Wines, Spirits and Beers. Centrally Located 200 metres from CBD