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Innovative, sustainable turnkey solution from generation to point of use for the highest compressed air performance possible.


As a leading provider of high performance compressed air systems, industrial gas solutions, and vacuum pumps in New Zealand, Ash Air provides a wide range of products and services that deliver long-term energy efficient and sustainable solutions from generation to point of use. We offer turnkey solutions and manage the design, specification, and installation of compressed air systems.

Here at Ash Air, we intelligently analyse and identify the most appropriate system that will realise the greatest energy savings and cost advantages for your business longevity. Our innovative solutions are flexible and tailored to suit the exact needs of individual facilities and industry. With this approach, we actively reduce your energy usage and operational costs..


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Our complete product offering for your air compressor, vacuum pump, and industrial gas requirements

Our selection of air compressors encompasses rotary screw, piston, centrifugal, and vane models, with options for both oil-free and oil-lubricated systems, as well as high-pressure and portable designs. Ash Air offers innovative solutions tailored to fulfill every customer's requirements for compressed air and gas.



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Shop online for quality air compressors, fittings, air tools, air regulators, pressure switches, and maintenance kits for NZ businesses and DIYers. Hassle-free, secure payment with Afterpay, nationwide delivery.

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Air Compressors & Treatment

From powerful rotary screw compressors to reliable piston air compressors, we offer a comprehensive range. Explore top-quality air compressors and treatment solutions in New Zealand with Alup and Chicago Pneumatic. Enhance your compressed air system with our refrigerated and desiccant air dryers. Trust us for sales and service of premium air compressors in NZ.

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Vacuum Pumps & Blowers

The team at Ash Air has an extensive range of top quality vacuum pumps and equipment, including rotary vane pumps, liquid ring pumps, claw pumps and screw pumps that are low maintenance, energy-efficient, reliable, affordable and hard working.

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Nitrogen & Oxygen Gas Generators

Our nitrogen gas generators offer excellent all-in-one solutions, with technologically-advanced systems, are very convenient, space saving and easy to install. Our nitrogen generators have impressive control and monitoring capabilities with very reliable purity settings and long-lasting membrane technology.

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Expert Corner Blog

Home of Ash Air's compressed air blogs and advice. Browse hundreds of articles about air compressors, vacuum pumps, and industrial gases relevant to your business operations in the New Zealand market.

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Nationwide services we offer

Ash Air services are available nationwide, thanks to our reliable and competent service network. 

We offer second-to-none service and deliver sustainable solutions that increase customer productivity. We service all brands, offer 24/7 breakdown support and tailored service agreements.



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 Last week some of our Field Service Engineers delved into the world of e-controllers and optimisers at Ash Air Head Office. It was a dynamic blend of hands-on experiences and theoretical insights, ensuring we stay at the cutting edge of Connectivity and Optimisation for your compressed air systems.


The safety and well-being of our team remain our top priority. On April 28, 2024, we commemorated Safety, Health, and Wellbeing Day at Ash Air. This occasion provided us with an opportunity to contemplate the importance of safety, health, and wellbeing in our daily routines. Our celebration at Ash Air is in sync with organizations globally, aligning with the UN's World Day for Safety and Health at Work.


In dedication to fostering an inclusive workplace culture that values and celebrates every individual, we joyously commemorate International Women's Month throughout March.


Celebrate International Women's Day with the Ash Air team on March 8th, where we recognise the importance of contributing to forging a better working world - a more inclusive, gender equal world. Ash Air is an equal opportunity employer and has female representation across the entire company. Ash Air has representation in our National Warehouse, Branches and Head Office locations with administrators, accounts, schedulers, sales and service engineers, and managers roles throughout the country. Here we talk to Maryam, our new Sales Engineer for Bay of Plenty region!


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Designed for demanding job sites, our Chicago Pneumatic mobile air compressors for sale in NZ allow operators to run multiple hand tools and hammers at the same time for maximum efficiency. They’re also ideal for sandblasting, irrigation blow-outs and general construction applications.We have a limited number of CP portable diesel compressors for sale at massively disconted prices to the New Zealand market. 


Here Jess, an Ash Air Service Engineer, kindly spoke to us about navigating the industry as a women amongst men, and how to get more young women choosing Engineering fields as their career. At Ash Air we break the stereotypes, and firmly trust the power of our women, gender diversity and equality. We have a 30% female workforce in effect, with representation in all areas of our operations: warehousing, administrators, finance, logistics and planning, management, as well as sales and service engineers. 


πŸŽ„βœ¨ To give thanks to the incredible Ash Air team for their dedication and hard work through the year, we recognise this throughout the country with Christmas get-togethers. This year was one for the books! It was the first time we brought together as many of the Ash Air family as possible, for an unforgettable Christmas in the Park Family Event! πŸŽ‰


And just like that, 2023 is coming to a close. And what a year it has been!  We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your ongoing support throughout 2023. We look forward to continuing to supply you with our industry-leading products and trusted services now and in the future. Wishing you and your team a safe and happy holiday season.


Discover the transformative journey of Ash Air, a trailblazer in compressed air excellence since 1979. With over four decades of commitment to energy efficiency, sustainability, and tailored solutions, Ash Air stands as a reliable partner for industries across New Zealand. As we celebrate our legacy, explore how our nationwide sales and service network continues to empower businesses, providing cutting-edge solutions and ongoing support


In the world of pneumatic power, Chicago Pneumatic stands as a beacon of reliability and innovation. For those seeking to elevate their projects with top-tier air compressors and tools, the exciting news is that the benefits don't stop at the exceptional quality of Chicago Pneumatic products. Now, celebrate the added perk of free shipping when you shop CP air compressors and air tools from our Online Shop!


In Q4 Ash Air rolled out a nationwide Circles training program, led by our General Manager, Pompilio. It was an opportunity to educate and encourage the team to learn more about our vision and purpose.


Here at Ash Air we work together to create a place where everyone can thrive. Here, you can unlock your potential, drive innovation, and stay relevant in our rapidly changing world. We strongly believe that the key to unlocking potential, driving innovation and a sustainable future for all, is lifelong learning.


To make shopping easier, Ash Air ow offers the Afterpay payment option, so you can Shop Now, Wear Now and Pay Later, Interest Free. Afterpay offers interest free payment plans for both your online & instore purchases.
You buy what you want today and pay it off in four equal and affordable, interest free fortnightly installments. 


This month, the Ash Air team, throughout the country (Auckland North and South, Waikato, Taranaki, Bay of Plenty, Christchurch and Dunedin) celebrated the launch of Water For All in New Zealand! πŸ’§πŸŽ‰


What is Water for All? Water for All is Atlas Copco Group's main community engagement initiative. Through the dedicated and passionate work of volunteering employees, Water for All funds projects which empower people through access to clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene. Since 1984 the Group have reached millions of people all over the world and there are local Water for All organizations in more than 50 countries.

Our latest blogs

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How do I winterise my air compressor?

That cold, rainy, and in some places icey New Zealand winter is upon us, and with the following air compressor tips, your air system will be prepared with the preferred temperatures, despite the weather outside. Regardless of whether or not it actually snows or freezes up where you live, most winterisation service recommendations are also basic, solid maintenance procedures that will help extend the life and operational efficiencies of air compressors regardless of whether you live in Queenstown or Northland.


How to find the better desiccant dryer

The right desiccant dryer with quality desiccant will improve dryer performance and lifetime and will reduce energy and service costs.


How to Find the Best Air Compressor for Painting Cars

If you're wondering what an air compressor actually is, you've come to the right place. Simply, air compressors convert power in to air that is pressurised which is then used to power air tools such as spray guns. Air compressors are used in a wide range of applications, so naturally if you want one that will be designed for spray painting your vehicle, you want a compressor specifically made for spray guns! This way your compressor will be able to provide the right amount of power to perform the job.


How to Optimise Compressor Operating Costs

Compressed air plays a fundamental role in industrial activities. Depending on the type of application, the energy cost of producing compressed air can be very high. Below are some tips to save on you compressor bill.


Upgrading Your Compressor: When is the Right Time?

Air Compressors are essential tools in a variety of industrial settings. No matter what industry you are in having a reliable air compressor can be a crucial part of getting the job done efficiently. However, like an investment, air compressors require upkeep and maintenance, and eventually will need to be upgraded. But how do you know when it’s time to upgrade your air compressor? Here are some things you need to consider.


Choosing the right assist gas in laser cutting: nitrogen or oxygen

When it comes to laser cutting and other industrial processes, the choice of assist gas is crucial in achieving optimal results. Nitrogen and oxygen are commonly utilized as assist gases, each with its own unique properties and applications. Understanding the characteristics of both gases, will help you to make an informed decision to ensure precision, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness in your operations.