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Air New Zealand Debuts Taste Of Aotearoa Menu

Air New Zealand’s Onboard Menu Revamp Takes Aotearoa’s Treasures to the World

Air New Zealand has revealed its newest menu update: ‘A Taste of Aotearoa.’ This latest refresh highlights the best regional produce from New Zealand.

Air New Zealand offers passengers a taste journey through Aotearoa.
Passengers on Air New Zealand can now enjoy a taste journey through Aotearoa.

The airline transforms local ingredients into international culinary delights. Guests can now indulge in fresh, contemporary dishes that bring New Zealand’s distinct flavors to the forefront of global cuisine.

“It’s our privilege to showcase the best our country has to offer and share that with the world. This menu is an opportunity to spotlight the unique flavors of Aotearoa and champion regions like Fiordland, Hawke’s Bay, and the Coromandel,” Air New Zealand said.

Iconic Kiwi Favorites

The airline’s new menu pays homage to classic New Zealand flavors. It features dishes like confit potato paired with a creamy onion crème fraîche and fresh chives, reinventing the traditional chips and dip. The airline also offers a delightful ambrosia ice cream accompanied by tangy raspberry frozen yogurt, rich milk chocolate pieces, soft marshmallows, and vibrant sour cherry swirls.

‘A Taste of Aotearoa’ Premium Menus On Flights Departing From New Zealand

  • Confit potato with onion crème fraîche whip and chives
  • Mānuka smoked rye sourdough
  • Smoked kahawai rillette with celery, caper, parsley salsa and citrus
  • Crayfish bisque with chive crème fraîche and sourdough croutons
  • Slow-cooked wild Fiordland Venison with pancetta, parmesan polenta, and balsamic roasted red onions
  • Seared New Zealand snapper with escabeche vegetables, smoked mussels, white beans and fresh dill
  • Ambrosia ice cream
Air New Zealand Ambrosia ice cream.
Air New Zealand Ambrosia ice cream.

“Our menu is different depending on where you fly, and we change our long-haul menu twice a year. So there are lots of opportunities for customers to enjoy new and exciting dishes no matter how frequently they travel with us,” the airline said.

Travelers flying in premium cabins will enjoy the ‘A Taste of Aotearoa’ experience on every long-haul flight leaving New Zealand. Look for the special icon on the menu for dishes featuring unmistakable New Zealand flavors while you’re in the air.


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