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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.


Wellington cruise visits to reach record 120 next season
24 Apr 2019  

Wellington cruise visits to reach record 120 next season

Cruise vessel visits to Wellington are expected to increase to 120 next summer, up from the 110 recorded this season.


WIT’s multi-million dollar investment to boost capacity, frequency
5 Apr 2019   /

WIT’s multi-million dollar investment to boost capacity, frequency

White Island Tours has revealed its new purpose-built vessel designed to increase capacity and frequency on its tours to the popular volcanic island.


CLIA: NZ cruise under threat from lack of gateway investment
28 Mar 2019  

CLIA: NZ cruise under threat from lack of gateway investment

The future growth of NZ’s cruise industry is being threatened by a lack of investment in Auckland’s berthing facilities, according to CLIA.


CentrePort cruises past 100th vessel milestone
19 Mar 2019  

CentrePort cruises past 100th vessel milestone

The booming cruise market has helped Wellington’s port notch up a seasonal record welcoming the 100th vessel to the capital – the first time the mark has been achieved in a season in the port’s history.


Bright lights, bird strike: Cruise moves to reduce ship lighting
24 Jan 2019   /

Bright lights, bird strike: Cruise moves to reduce ship lighting

Seabirds are being dazzled into crash landing on cruise ships in the Hauraki Gulf.


Napier Port: Cruise spend to jump 22% this season
19 Dec 2018   /

Napier Port: Cruise spend to jump 22% this season

The port operator is predicting cruise passenger spend in the region to reach a record $28m this season.


NZ Cruise: Recent rapid growth to slow in 2019-20
13 Dec 2018   /

NZ Cruise: Recent rapid growth to slow in 2019-20

Early bookings for the 2019-20 cruise season show passenger numbers growth will fall from 27% to 6%.


$400 biosecurity fines now extended to cruise passengers
6 Dec 2018   /

$400 biosecurity fines now extended to cruise passengers

Cruise ship passengers found in breach of biosecurity rules are now subject to $400 fines under new measures that came into place last week.


Maiden cruise sustainability initiative for NZ, Aus launched
4 Dec 2018   /

Maiden cruise sustainability initiative for NZ, Aus launched

Australasia’s leading cruise associations have released the region’s first Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide.


Customs ditches enroute processing for cruise passengers
8 Nov 2018   /

Customs ditches enroute processing for cruise passengers

Customs has removed enroute processing and reduced the arrival processing time for cruise ship passengers travelling from Australia to New Zealand.


Napier Port suffers cruise crunch as growth plan consultation kicks-off
16 Oct 2018   /

Napier Port suffers cruise crunch as growth plan consultation kicks-off

Seven cruise ships carrying 16,500 passengers worth $3.5m are expected to be turned away from Napier Port next year.


POAL: Cruise numbers jump with more to come for 2018/19
4 Oct 2018  

POAL: Cruise numbers jump with more to come for 2018/19

More cruise visitors and larger ships are demanding infrastructure investment, says POAL in its FY18 results.


$100k cruise fine – “pure good luck” disaster averted
3 Oct 2018  

$100k cruise fine – “pure good luck” disaster averted

A luxury French cruise ship and ship’s master have been fined $70,000 and $30,000 respectively following a collision with rocks while on a 16-night South Island cruise.


Port Otago: Cruise to pump $75m into Dunedin for FY19
13 Sep 2018  

Port Otago: Cruise to pump $75m into Dunedin for FY19

Cruise ship visits to Dunedin will jump by a third to 117 bringing a record 250,000 passengers.


Perspectives: NZCA’s Debbie Summers
27 Aug 2018   /

Perspectives: NZCA’s Debbie Summers

The NZCA chair on the power and agility of cruise and why it’s vital to steer the direction of the fast-growing industry.


NZCA Conference: Industry must tackle growth constraints, sustainability
24 Aug 2018  

NZCA Conference: Industry must tackle growth constraints, sustainability

Global cruise growth of meant it faced challenges, including in NZ, says CLIA’s CEO.


Industry converges on Marlborough for NZCA Conference
23 Aug 2018  

Industry converges on Marlborough for NZCA Conference

Notable speakers include Cindy D’Aoust, president and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association.


Stats NZ: Cruise expenditure jumps 18% to top $430m
16 Aug 2018   /

Stats NZ: Cruise expenditure jumps 18% to top $430m

Passenger numbers grew 17% in the June year to reach more than a quarter of a million.


Random checks, “red lanes”, $400 fines coming for cruise
14 Aug 2018  

Random checks, “red lanes”, $400 fines coming for cruise

Passengers will face the new biosecurity controls from this summer.


HPNZ 2018: Cruise biggest threat to holiday parks sector – Aus industry
27 Jul 2018   /

HPNZ 2018: Cruise biggest threat to holiday parks sector – Aus industry

The industry is being challenged by cruise in Australia and NZ could be about to follow.


Australasia’s top cruise spots: Akaroa leads NZ destinations
26 Jul 2018  

Australasia’s top cruise spots: Akaroa leads NZ destinations

Akaroa has been named the leading cruise destination in New Zealand by TripAdvisor’s Cruise Critic review site.


Kiwi cruise numbers grow 8.7% to near 100K
25 Jul 2018  

Kiwi cruise numbers grow 8.7% to near 100K

Cruise growth slows and CLIA cites lack of NZ infrastructure for missing market target.