A passenger was removed ahead of a flight to Sydney over 'threatening comments'.
Air NZ is also creating a fleet - and the technology could be a life-saver.
The flights will operate up to ten times a week.
It's hoped the country's longest domestic flight will do wonders for the southern economy.
The service will begin in the second half of 2019.
The beat-boxer also had some heartfelt gifts for The AM Show presenters.
The airline and union members have reached an agreement - but it's not yet a done deal.
It's the same situation for tens of thousands as the holiday season approaches.
An industrial dispute has threatened to plunge the festive season into chaos.
Negotiations are continuing between Air NZ and the union.
Tens of thousands of travellers could see their plans disrupted.
Infrequent flyer Joseph Nunweek gruellingly attempts to rank them all.
The Boeing 777 was set to depart Auckland at 9am but was cancelled.
Both the Tourism Minister and the airline's CEO gave speeches.
The Air NZ Christmas ad sees the world's naughtiest children unite.
She's met with the families of those who died in the tragedy.
The accident killed seven people on the same date as the Erebus disaster, 29 years later.
In the MP's latest jab at the airline, he called the video a "lame attempt at entertainment".