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STA Travel Group information

This page provides information for creditors in relation to STA Travel Group's voluntary administration and now the liquidation including contact details and relevant updates.

  • STA Travel (NZ) Limited
  • IEP New Zealand Limited
  • NNS New Zealand Limited

(STA Travel Group or the Companies)
 

If you have enquiries in relation to a specific booking, please contact your airline, accommodation and/or other providers directly for assistance.
 

General enquiries:   NZSTATravel@deloitte.co.nz

Background information

On 24 August 2020, David Webb and Colin Owens were appointed Joint and Several Administrators (Administrators) of the Companies pursuant to section 239I of the Companies Act 1993.

The Companies are part of the worldwide STA Travel Group, a group that operates travel agencies, provides work and study aboard support services and operates an International Student Identification Card sales and distribution role in New Zealand.

Pursuant to Section 241(2)(d) of the Companies Act 1993, Colin Owens and David Webb were appointed liquidators, jointly and severally, of the Companies on 28 September 2020, by a resolution of creditors passed at the watershed meeting held under section 239AT of the Companies Act 1993.

Further correspondence will be updated regularly in the related documents below:

Related documents:

The matter was heard in the High Court Auckland on 2 February 2022. We are currently still waiting for the judgment from the Court to be delivered. Any distribution to the relevant customers/creditors is subject to the judgement being received. 

  • The Liquidation of NNS (New Zealand) Limited is now complete and the Liquidators retired on 2 March 2022. Refer report below:

NNS New Zealand Ltd – Liquidators' Final Report – 28 March 2022

  • STA Travel (NZ) Ltd - Application for directions Court update - November 2021

    The liquidators application for directions is now to be heard by the Court on Wednesday 2nd February 2022 at 10am (refer Minute of the Court below).

(Minute of the Court) 

  • STA Travel (NZ) Ltd - Application for directions Court update - October 2021

The liquidators application for directions is to be heard by the Court on Friday 12th November 2021 at 10am.

  • STA Travel (NZ) Ltd - Application for directions Court update - October 2021

The liquidators have filed proceedings in the High Court at Auckland (refer documents below). This matter is scheduled to be called in the Duty Judge List on 13 October 2021 at 10:00 am.

Memorandum of counse

Supporting affidavit