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Could cruise be used for isolation? Here’s what industry thinks
8 Jul 2020  

Could cruise be used for isolation? Here’s what industry thinks

There are some real and perceived obstacles to overcome, says NZ Cruise.


NZ Cruise lambasts Govt, launches recovery plan
25 Jun 2020   /

NZ Cruise lambasts Govt, launches recovery plan

The Government’s ban on cruise ships in New Zealand waters is “purely political” and a bid to calm “nervous communities”, the New Zealand Cruise Association told it members Wednesday. 


Celebrity Cruises extends global suspension, offers refunds
25 Jun 2020  

Celebrity Cruises extends global suspension, offers refunds

Celebrity Cruises will extend its suspension of global operations for all sailings, citing the ongoing ramifications of the Covid-19 crisis.


Cruise ban leaves “big hole” for Tairāwhiti tourism – Hughes
24 Jun 2020   /

Cruise ban leaves “big hole” for Tairāwhiti tourism – Hughes

New Zealand’s cruise standstill due to Covid-19 will leave “a big hole” for some operators in the Gisborne region, says general manager tourism at Activate Tairāwhiti Adam Hughes.


Industry “disappointed” with cruise ban extension
23 Jun 2020  

Industry “disappointed” with cruise ban extension

Without a start date, operators could deploy their vessels elsewhere, says the NZ Cruise Association.


NZ stands to lose $279m if cruise ban extended – NZ Cruise
19 Jun 2020  

NZ stands to lose $279m if cruise ban extended – NZ Cruise

New Zealand will miss out on more than quarter-of-a-billion dollars if the current ban on cruise ship visits is extended to the end of this year, says the New Zealand Cruise Association.


Cruise ship wharf work extended at Nelson
15 Jun 2020   /

Cruise ship wharf work extended at Nelson

The $20m redevelopment project of the Main Wharf North for cruise vessels will be extended by four weeks, says Port Nelson.


Cruise conference cancelled but stage set for 2021
21 Apr 2020   /

Cruise conference cancelled but stage set for 2021

The decision to cancel this year’s annual event, scheduled for August 20 – 21 in Christchurch, was “in line with the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 recommendations regarding events and public gatherings and in the interests of public health in New Zealand.”


Napier Port counts cruise cost of coronavirus
17 Apr 2020   /

Napier Port counts cruise cost of coronavirus

Napier Port lost seven cruise vessel calls due to Covid-19.


PM on Ruby Princess: We’re seeking legal advice
8 Apr 2020   /

PM on Ruby Princess: We’re seeking legal advice

The Government is exploring legal options, says Jacinda Ardern.


Hawke’s Bay Covid-19 case linked to cruise ship Ruby Princess
27 Mar 2020   /

Hawke’s Bay Covid-19 case linked to cruise ship Ruby Princess

Hawke’s Bay has three new cases of Covid-19, one of which is linked to the Ruby Princess cruise ship.


Seven cruise visits missed due to Covid-19 – Napier Port
18 Mar 2020   /

Seven cruise visits missed due to Covid-19 – Napier Port

Napier Port’s cruise season has closed, having already welcomed 76 cruise ships during the 2019/2020 cruise season.


Cruise ship passengers at Akaroa in quarantine
16 Mar 2020   /

Cruise ship passengers at Akaroa in quarantine

Passengers on board the Golden Princess are not being allowed off the ship which arrived in Akaroa Harbour on Sunday morning.


NZ Cruise lambasts Govt for “little basis” Covid-19 alert
12 Mar 2020   /

NZ Cruise lambasts Govt for “little basis” Covid-19 alert

The industry needs the government to support it, not target it, says the association.


Cruise-for-a-cause to fund trail and ambulance station
10 Mar 2020   /

Cruise-for-a-cause to fund trail and ambulance station

The Fiordland Trails Trust and St John’s new Central Otago ambulance station will benefit from Real Journeys’ annual Cruise-for-a-Cause fundraiser this year.


Submissions open on shipping pollution protocols
9 Mar 2020   /

Submissions open on shipping pollution protocols

Public submissions are now being called on regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships contained in a 1997 protocol.


NZ cruise industry ‘implores’ Kiwis to get the facts
5 Mar 2020   /

NZ cruise industry ‘implores’ Kiwis to get the facts

The country could gain extra cruise ship visits because of the outbreak overseas, say agents.


Cruise ship ordered out of NZ waters for biofouling
10 Feb 2020   /

Cruise ship ordered out of NZ waters for biofouling

Biosecurity NZ ordered a cruise ship to leave New Zealand just before Christmas after discovering biofouling on its hull.


Silversea bids bon voyage to Australia & NZ boss Armstrong
7 Feb 2020   /

Silversea bids bon voyage to Australia & NZ boss Armstrong

Silversea Cruises’ managing director for Australia & New Zealand, Adam Armstrong, will depart the luxury cruise line later this year.


Napier Port kicks-off $190m wharf project
7 Feb 2020   /

Napier Port kicks-off $190m wharf project

Construction of Hawke’s Bay’s new $173-$190m wharf has started with a ground-breaking and blessing ceremony for workers held at Napier Port on 5 February.


Double cruise visit a first for Nelson
27 Jan 2020  

Double cruise visit a first for Nelson

The cruise season is in full swing in Nelson with two vessels arriving simultaneously yesterday in what Port Nelson said was a first for the region.


Auckland mayor: Ferry cancellations ‘unacceptable’
23 Jan 2020   /

Auckland mayor: Ferry cancellations ‘unacceptable’

Auckland mayor Phil Goff says the recent Fullers ferry cancellations in Auckland are “unacceptable”.


CLIA supports cruise emission reductions in NZ
6 Dec 2019   /

CLIA supports cruise emission reductions in NZ

Cruise Lines International Association Australasia is welcoming the government’s decision to adopt the International Maritime Organization MARPOL Annex VI emissions requirements.


Cruise ships, ferries to reduce emissions
5 Dec 2019   /

Cruise ships, ferries to reduce emissions

The Government will sign up to new rules with stricter pollution standards for ships.


Princess Cruises sorry for “pantomime pōwhiri”
3 Dec 2019  

Princess Cruises sorry for “pantomime pōwhiri”

Crew donned fake grass skirts and face paint to welcome cruise passengers to Tauranga.


Cost blowout, political fallout for Auckland cruise dolphins
2 Dec 2019   /

Cost blowout, political fallout for Auckland cruise dolphins

Costs for the mooring dolphin extension at Auckland’s Queens Wharf have blown out to $30m and will not be completed in time for the America’s Cup in 2021.


Napier Port cruise revenue surges 46% in bumper season
20 Nov 2019   /

Napier Port cruise revenue surges 46% in bumper season

A bumper cruise season contributed to a strong year for Napier Port, which saw revenue and earnings ahead of the forecast prepared for its Initial Public Offering in July.


Auckland named best cruise destination in Australasia
11 Nov 2019  

Auckland named best cruise destination in Australasia

Auckland has been named as the Best Australia/New Zealand Cruise Destination at the 2019 Porthole Cruise Readers’ Choice Awards.


Biosecurity NZ: Cruise ships confirmed low risk
4 Nov 2019   /

Biosecurity NZ: Cruise ships confirmed low risk

Cruise ships visiting New Zealand are a relatively low biosecurity risk although there is room for improvement, according to Biosecurity NZ. 


New measures to combat Akaroa cruise impact
21 Oct 2019  

New measures to combat Akaroa cruise impact

The Christchurch City Council has revealed multiple measures to combat the impact of the upcoming cruise season on Akaroa.


Cruise sector to step up over Akaroa environment concerns
14 Oct 2019   /

Cruise sector to step up over Akaroa environment concerns

The cruise industry must provide new research to determine any environmental impact caused by cruise ships operating in Akaroa Harbour.


Napier and Wellington gear up for first cruise arrivals
4 Oct 2019  

Napier and Wellington gear up for first cruise arrivals

Dutch ship Maasdam will dock in Napier and Wellington this week as both destinations gear up for a predicted record-breaking 2019/2020 cruise season.


Cruise summer season kicks off with record-breaking arrivals forecast
2 Oct 2019  

Cruise summer season kicks off with record-breaking arrivals forecast

New Zealand’s cruise season has officially begun, with the first week of October marking the start of what is forecast to be a record-breaking summer.


Shore Trips & Tours expands with Tauranga acquisition
12 Sep 2019  

Shore Trips & Tours expands with Tauranga acquisition

National cruise tour operator Shore Trips & Tours has purchased Cruise Tours Tauranga giving it access to an official onboard sales channel.


Cruise ’19: NZ can set new cruise benchmark – Carnival
27 Aug 2019  

Cruise ’19: NZ can set new cruise benchmark – Carnival

New Zealand is “perfectly positioned” to set a new global benchmark for co-operation between the cruise industry and local communities, according to the executive chair of Carnival Australia, Ann Sherry.


Cruise ’19: Space, resource shortages stifling business
26 Aug 2019   /

Cruise ’19: Space, resource shortages stifling business

A lack of basic cruise services means Auckland is missing out, according to an industry panel.


Cruise ’19: “We’re taking sustainability seriously” – CLIA chair
26 Aug 2019   /

Cruise ’19: “We’re taking sustainability seriously” – CLIA chair

However, convincing the public of that is a big challenge for the cruise industry, says CLIA chair Adam Goldstein.


Akaroa slaps new fee on cruise, preps to reap $90k
20 Aug 2019  

Akaroa slaps new fee on cruise, preps to reap $90k

Cruise ships stopping at Akaroa this summer will have to pay a new amenities fee.


Cruise spend surges 28% to $570m
16 Aug 2019   /

Cruise spend surges 28% to $570m

Passenger numbers, vessel spend, voyages and port calls all jump in the year to June 2019.


PGF unlocks $5m Tauranga cruise hub
13 Aug 2019  

PGF unlocks $5m Tauranga cruise hub

The long-mooted cruise gateway and visitor information centre get a $1m injection from the fund.


New Zealand Cruise Association conference looks to the future
30 Jul 2019  

New Zealand Cruise Association conference looks to the future

The future of New Zealand’s marque cruise port, Auckland, and how its success will shape the sector will form the backbone of discussion at this year’s cruise conference.


Perspectives: NZCA chair Debbie Summers on the challenges of growth
22 Jul 2019   /

Perspectives: NZCA chair Debbie Summers on the challenges of growth

In her yearly address to industry, New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA) Chair Debbie Summers outlines the organisation’s work in NZ’s increasingly important cruise industry. 


Napier, Wellington, Akaroa in top 5 Australasian cruise destinations
18 Jul 2019  

Napier, Wellington, Akaroa in top 5 Australasian cruise destinations

Napier, Wellington and Akaroa have been named in Cruise Critic’s top five most popular Australasian destinations in its annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards.


Biosecurity NZ: Unaccredited cruise ships to face extra scrutiny
10 Jul 2019   /

Biosecurity NZ: Unaccredited cruise ships to face extra scrutiny

More port inspections and more dog teams sniffing passengers will be conducted.


Auckland Zoo scores luxury cruise opportunity
5 Jul 2019   /

Auckland Zoo scores luxury cruise opportunity

Auckland Zoo will take its first directly booked cruise passengers this summer with the luxury Seabourn Cruise Line starting to promote the attraction as a shore excursion.


NZCA: New levies pushing NZ cruise towards “tipping point”
27 Jun 2019  

NZCA: New levies pushing NZ cruise towards “tipping point”

Cruise operators are becoming wary of NZ following a raft of new levies and fees, says the association.


Napier Port to proceed with 45% IPO
27 Jun 2019   /

Napier Port to proceed with 45% IPO

Napier Port plans to launch its initial public offering in mid-July and then list its stock on the NZX in August.


CLIA global chair leads strong speaker line-up at NZCA conference
5 Jun 2019   /

CLIA global chair leads strong speaker line-up at NZCA conference

Cruise Lines International Association global chairman and Royal Caribbean Cruises’ vice chairman, Adam Goldstein, is among a strong speaker line-up at the NZ Cruise Association’s seventh annual conference.


Kiwi cruise numbers jump to top 100k
6 May 2019  

Kiwi cruise numbers jump to top 100k

The number of NZers who took a cruise last year increased by 14.6% on 2017, making it one of the world’s fastest growing markets, says CLIA.


NZ Cruise: “A forward-looking decision that’ll future-proof Auckland”
24 Apr 2019  

NZ Cruise: “A forward-looking decision that’ll future-proof Auckland”

The city’s $10m dolphin mooring plan is approved, enabling larger ships to berth.