Ngā āhuatanga anamata | 2030 Future state

Our vision for aerospace in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2030

Aerospace in Aotearoa New Zealand is a diverse and inclusive sector that is thriving, supporting tens of thousands of quality jobs and inspiring a diverse range of young people to seek out numerous career pathways in aerospace.

Government supports a sector which is safe, innovative, and productive, and is made up of hundreds of research and development intensive firms with strong international connections. Our regulations enable technology development for use across low altitude, high altitude, sub-orbital and orbital operations.

Aerospace actively contributes towards our environmental stewardship by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing sustainability across Aotearoa New Zealand's economy.

Aerospace assets and downstream data contribute to the protection and advancement of Aotearoa New Zealand's national security. National security risks associated with the sector are managed effectively to keep Aotearoa New Zealand safe.

This multi-billion-dollar industry leads the world in disruptive aerospace technologies and companies that champion solutions and products which reduce or minimise environmental impact.

Our reputation for innovation in aerospace and our international connections support us to promote our values and national interests on the world stage.