Venture Southland is a local government agency responsible for community and business development, tourism and organizing cultural events in the Southland region. It is the implementing agency on the New Zealand side under the 2007 Arrangement between the European Space Agency and the Government of New Zealand.
143 Spey Street
PO Box 1306
Mr Robin McNeill
Engineering Projects & Ground Segment Station Manager
Tel: +64 3 211 1410
Mob: +64 21 516 366
OH&S Site Induction Form
Download the Awarua SGS site induction briefing here:
PI 002 Site Induction - Awarua Satellite Ground Station 180213.docx
Air New Zealand flights to Invercargill:
Auckland International Airport - 9 flights per day
Wellington Airport - 7 flights per day
Christchurch International Airport - 7 flights per day
Your equipment can be air-freighted to either Auckland, or Christchurch International Airports. Alternatively, use sea-freight to the local port of Bluff, or to Lyttleton near Christchurch.
There is overnight road freight delivery from Christchurch to Invercargill.
Customs clearance and local freight are best arranged by Venture Southland.