New Zealand

Airbnb is opening up new ways for everyone to explore and stay in unique areas of New Zealand. From North Island to South Island, home sharing helps hosts not only make ends meet but supports the local economy and brings tourism to regional cities and rural towns.

1,466,500 guest arrivals in the past year

NZ$4213 annual earnings for a typical host

37,600 active listings

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In one year in NZ, Airbnb guests spent $781 million, supporting 6,006 jobs
(Source: Economic contribution of Airbnb in New Zealand. Deloitte, 2018.)

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Meet Joe | Wanaka, New Zealand | Airbnb Citizen

Meet Joe an Airbnb host in Wanaka, NZ. Joe hosts guests from around the globe, passing through nearby Queenstown and talks about the concept of the Mãori Hongi or ‘welcome’.


Meet Elizabeth | Queenstown, New Zealand | Airbnb Citizen

Tourism is a major economic driver in Queenstown. Meet Elizabeth. Hosting helps fund her retirement and meet new people who come to visit Queenstown. Join Elizabeth and the local Airbnb community in Queenstown and support common sense home sharing rules