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Living Wall

Our Living Wall breathes life into our airport – literally! Overlooking the bag claim area, the 29m2 wall showcases the plant life of Aoraki/Mt Cook and gives travellers a unique welcome to the South Island. 


Our Living Wall breathes life into our airport – literally! Overlooking the bag claim area, the 29m2 wall showcases the plant life of Aoraki/Mt Cook and gives travellers a unique welcome to the South Island. It also purifies the air, reduces noise and acts as a carbon sink.  

Did you know: 

  • 2,592 plants make up the Living Wall  
  • 22 different species feature, including peace lilies, bird’s nest ferns, silver lady ferns, philodendrons, rabbit’s foot ferns, syngoniums and ficus 
  • At 3,724m high, Aoraki/Mount Cook is Australasia’s highest mountain 
  • 4.5 hours’ drive from Christchurch, Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is a World Heritage site.