Christmas at Wellington Airport

1 Dec 2020

Scots College Prep School Choir performing in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival

We’re getting into the Christmas spirit at the airport with plenty of live music, events and lots of Christmas Trees! Here’s a sneak preview of what’s going on in the terminal during December:

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1 December - 11 January
Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival

The Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival lights up Wellington Airport through the festive season and all for a great cause. More than 30 businesses, community groups, and organisations have sponsored and decorated tree in support of Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand. Make a donation in the boxes in terminal or online.

  • People's Choice Award - Vote and be in to win!
    Which tree in the Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival is your favourite? Cast your vote and you could win a pair of Beatssolo³ wireless headphones. The People’s Choice winning tree sponsor will win a $5000 advertising package at Wellington Airport. *Terms & conditions apply
    Vote now

  • For the kids - Design your own tree and win!
    Design your own special Christmas Tree and be in to win one of two awesome prize packs valued at $250! *Terms & conditions apply
    Print your own entry form or pick up one in the terminal.

  • For the kids - Christmas Tree Treasure Hunt
    Visiting the airport this festive season? Explore the Christmas Festival trees around the terminal and see if you can find trees decorated with the items in our Christmas Tree treasure hunt! How many can you find? Print your own copy or pick up one in the terminal.

1 - 12 December 12 Days of Giftmas Giveaways


The most wonderful time of the year here and to celebrate, we will be doing 12 days of fabulous giveaways on Facebook and Instagram. The competition starts on 1 December and with a different giveaway each day, there will be prizes to suit everyone!
Follow or like our Facebook or Instagram pages to make sure you don’t miss out.


1 - 6 December

  • Tuesday 1 December from 2.00 - 2.30pm Scots College Prep School Choir performing Christmas Carols in support of Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival
  • Tuesday 1 December from 5.45 - 7.45pm - Live jazz music from Geoff Culverwell duo
  • Thursday 3 December from 4.30 - 6.30 pm - Live jazz music from Chicama Wave. A duet with sophisticated acoustic guitar, flute, horn and vocal featuring two master musicians that enjoy the Latin groove.
  • Friday 4 December from 4.30 - 6.30 pm - Live jazz music from Jeff Cee French Connection, Kapiti. This trio recently formed with musicians returning to NZ (post lock down) lead by International Recording artist Geoff Culverwell. Their music features tunes from the Brazilian and American songbook performances including flute, trumpet and vocal, and was an outstanding feature of the recent Wellington Jazz Festival.


7 - 13 December

  • Monday 7 December from 1.00 - 1.45pm The Bay Boys of Wellesley College performing Christmas Carols and other repertoire favourites in support of Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival
  • Tuesday 8 December from 4.00 - 5.00pm The Bandits performing in support of Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival
  • Thursday 10 December from 4.30 - 6.30 pm - Live jazz music from Chicama Wave
  • Friday 11 December - 3.00 - 7.00pm - Free tastings from Leftfield Wine Seltzer
  • Friday 11 December from 4.30 - 6.30 pm - Live jazz music from Jeff Cee French Connection, Kapiti


14 - 20 December

  • Monday 14 December - 2.00pm Holy Cross School Miramar students performing in support of Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival
  • Wednesday 16 December from 5.00 - 6.00pm Live music from the Alex Ramsay Jazz Trio from St Patrick's College performing in support of Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival
  • Thursday 17 December - 4.00 - 7.00pm Free wine tasting from Deux Chevaux
  • Thursday 17 December from 4.30 - 6.30 pm - Live jazz music from Chicama Wave
    Friday 18 December - 4.00 - 7.00pm Free wine tasting from Deux Chevaux
  • Friday 18 December from 4.30 - 6.30 pm - Live jazz music from Jeff Cee French Connection, Kapiti


21 - 27 December

  • Wednesday 23 December 3.00 - 6.00pm - Free Face Painting and glitter tattoos from Rainbow Circus
  • Wednesday 23 December from 4.30 - 6.30pm Live jazz music from Chicama Wave
  • Thursday 24 December 3.00 - 6.00pm - Free Face Painting and glitter tattoos from Rainbow Circus
  • Thursday 24 December from 4.30 - 6.30pm Live jazz music from Jeff Cee French Connection, Kapiti


4 - 10 January

  • Friday 8 January - 3.00 - 7.00pm Free tastings from Leftfield Wine Seltzer
  • Friday 8 January - 4.00 - 7.00pm DJ entertainment



11 - 17 January

  • Thursday 14 January - 4.00 - 7.00pm Free wine tastings from Luna Estate
  • Friday 15 January - 4.00 - 7.00pm Free wine tastings from Luna Estate
  • Friday 15 January - 4.00 - 7.00pm DJ entertainment

Terms & conditions

Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival People's Choice Award - Competition closes 9am Monday 11 January 2021. Entry is by completing the entry form and placing in the designated entry box at Wellington Airport or voting by this online entry form. One prize draw will be held to select a winning nominator at random. The sponsor of the tree which receives the most votes will receive a digital advertising package to the value of $5000 at Wellington Airport.

Cystic Fibrosis Wellington Christmas Tree Festival Design your own tree competition - Competition closes 9am Monday 11 January 2021. Entry is by designing your own tree on the entry form and placing in the designated entry box at Wellington Airport or emailing a photo/scan of your design to competition@wellingtonairport.co.nz. There are two prize draws for holiday hampers of goodies from Simply New Zealand valued at $250 each. Prize draw 1: Under 8 years old and Prize draw 2: 8 - 14 years old. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.