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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.


Akl Chamber: Region losing $40m due to lack of cruise facilities
5 Jul 2018  

Akl Chamber: Region losing $40m due to lack of cruise facilities

Revenues of up to $40m are being lost because mooring buoys or “dolphins” that were approved by Auckland Council last year are not yet to be consented.


Royal Caribbean appoints new Australasia MD
28 Jun 2018  

Royal Caribbean appoints new Australasia MD

Royal Caribbean has appointed Susan Bonner the new MD of its Australia and New Zealand operations.


Lyttelton Port Company begins construction of $56m cruise berth
21 Jun 2018  

Lyttelton Port Company begins construction of $56m cruise berth

Canterbury’s tourism industry continues on the road to recovery following the 2011 earthquake as construction begins on the city’s traditional cruise berth at Lyttelton Harbour.


$400 fines mooted for cruise passenger breaches
28 May 2018  

$400 fines mooted for cruise passenger breaches

Biosecurity NZ is considering extending the $400 air passenger infringement fine to cruise passengers.


French cruise ship and DOC to make maritime improvements
13 Apr 2018  

French cruise ship and DOC to make maritime improvements

A luxury French cruise ship should improve its voyage planning and information systems following a collision with rocks while on a 16-night South Island cruise.


TNZ: Cruise NZ’s fourth-largest international visitor market
9 Mar 2018  

TNZ: Cruise NZ’s fourth-largest international visitor market

New Zealand’s cruise market has been growing at 13% per annum since 2010 with passenger port days expected to increase almost 40% by 2019, says Tourism New Zealand.


Auckland port to provide shore power for cruise ships
22 Dec 2017   / /

Auckland port to provide shore power for cruise ships

Ports of Auckland has released the results of its study into the feasibility of using shore power for cruise ships berthed in Auckland.


The value of cruise to NZ has been slashed by hundreds of millions of dollars – here’s why
14 Dec 2017   / /

The value of cruise to NZ has been slashed by hundreds of millions of dollars – here’s why

The estimated value of cruise spend in New Zealand during the 2016-17 season was slashed by $318m in yesterday’s Tourism Satellite Account, prompting questions over the accuracy of previous industry assessments.


Cruise Lines International signs MoU with NZ Cruise
26 Nov 2017   / /

Cruise Lines International signs MoU with NZ Cruise

Cruise Lines International Association Australasia has announced that it has signed Memoranda of Understandings with the Australian Cruise Association and the New Zealand Cruise Association.


Industry to pay for Auckland’s $10m cruise ship plan
24 Nov 2017   /

Industry to pay for Auckland’s $10m cruise ship plan

Ports of Auckland will impose new passenger levies to pay for the city council’s $10m plan to accommodate larger cruise ships.


New cruise data provides insight into fast-growing sector
19 Oct 2017   /

New cruise data provides insight into fast-growing sector

Stats NZ has released its first cruise ship traveller statistics providing insight into the number of passengers and crew arriving and departing New Zealand