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East By West calls out wharf jumpers
25 Nov 2022   /

East By West calls out wharf jumpers

Easy By West Ferries and Hutt City Council have raised concerns over young people jumping into the direct line of ferries on the northern side of Days Bay wharf near Wellington.


Entrada expands in Aus with 20-year ferry contract
9 Nov 2022   /

Entrada expands in Aus with 20-year ferry contract

Entrada Travel Group has secured a twenty-year contract to operate the Noosa North Shore Vehicle Ferry, on behalf of the Noosa Council in Queensland, Australia.


Bee Card rolled out on Queenstown ferries
26 Oct 2022   /

Bee Card rolled out on Queenstown ferries

Queenstown public transport users will now be able to use their Bee Card to travel on ferry services from today.


Auckland’s first electric ferry could be ready by 2024
9 Sep 2022   /

Auckland’s first electric ferry could be ready by 2024

At 24 metres long, the fleet will largest fully electric ferries in the Southern Hemisphere.


Bluebridge owner reports revenue, profit jump
31 Aug 2022   /

Bluebridge owner reports revenue, profit jump

Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries owner StraitNZ Holdings has reported a net profit of $17.15m for the year to March 2022, up 64% from the previous period.


Fullers360 rolls out HOP system for ferries
9 Aug 2022   /

Fullers360 rolls out HOP system for ferries

Auckland ferry services to Devonport and Waiheke Island are now using Auckland Transport’s AT HOP Card following their successful integration into the public transport network.


Picton ferry terminal rebuild to start early 2023
25 Jul 2022   /

Picton ferry terminal rebuild to start early 2023

An upcoming project to rebuild the Picton ferry terminal has been celebrated with a public information day, held on Saturday.


Auckland to invest in up to 7 electric, low-emission ferries
2 Jun 2022   /

Auckland to invest in up to 7 electric, low-emission ferries

Auckland Council will invest “hundreds of millions of dollars” into six or seven new electric and low-emissions ferries as part of climate action proposal within Annual Budget 2022/23.


$110m loan for ferry precinct redevelopment approved
8 Mar 2022   /

$110m loan for ferry precinct redevelopment approved

Marlborough District Council has approved a $110m loan to Port Marlborough to finance its share of the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment.


East by West launches electric ferry
17 Dec 2021   /

East by West launches electric ferry

The southern hemisphere’s first fully electric, high speed commuter ferry launches today in Wellington.


Non-residents can travel to Waiheke from today – Fullers360
3 Dec 2021   /

Non-residents can travel to Waiheke from today – Fullers360

Fullers360 will welcome non-resident travellers to Waiheke Island from today as the traffic light Covid-19 Protection Framework begins.


Fullers360 resumes sailings to conservation islands
11 Nov 2021   /

Fullers360 resumes sailings to conservation islands

Fullers360 will start sailings to the Hauraki Gulf conservation islands for recreational visitors from tomorrow, Friday 12 November.


Electric ferry will itself be a tourist attraction – East by West
5 Nov 2021  

Electric ferry will itself be a tourist attraction – East by West

The Wellington ferry firm has suddenly found itself a world leader in electric ferries.


Reduced Interislander services needs fixing – Maritime Union
17 Sep 2021   /

Reduced Interislander services needs fixing – Maritime Union

Reduced ferry services across the Cook Strait is leaving supply chains vulnerable in the event of a crisis, says the Maritime Union of New Zealand.


Unions push for methanol Cook Strait ferries
30 Aug 2021   /

Unions push for methanol Cook Strait ferries

Transport unions are asking whether the fuel type for the new inter-island ferries can be switched to a more environmentally-friendly option.


KiwiRail, ports seek single design partner for new ferry terminals
26 Aug 2021   /

KiwiRail, ports seek single design partner for new ferry terminals

KiwiRail, CentrePort and Port Marlborough are seeking a single design partner for the delivery of two new ferry terminals.


DOC seeks proposals for Tiritiri Matangi Island ferry service
25 Aug 2021   /

DOC seeks proposals for Tiritiri Matangi Island ferry service

The Department of Conservation is requesting proposals for a commercial ferry service to Tiritiri Matangi Island in the Hauraki Gulf.


NZ’s first electric ferry to launch in Sept
9 Aug 2021  

NZ’s first electric ferry to launch in Sept

Wellington local ferry company East By West is set to launch New Zealand’s first electric passenger ferry on 9 September.


Seatoun ferry wharf to close for a year
20 Jul 2021   /

Seatoun ferry wharf to close for a year

Seatoun Wharf in Wellington will close on 23 July or 12 months for repairs and upgrades.


Interislander summer passenger numbers fall 20%
5 Feb 2021   /

Interislander summer passenger numbers fall 20%

Interislander passenger numbers for December and January were about 20% down on the same period the previous year, says KiwiRail.


Opposition prompts KiwiRail to upgrade current terminal
17 Dec 2020   /

Opposition prompts KiwiRail to upgrade current terminal

KiwiRail plans to build a new ferry terminal at its current Kaiwharawhara terminal within four years to support its new Interislander ferries.


Performing musicians to travel free on ferry
19 Oct 2020   /

Performing musicians to travel free on ferry

KiwiRail’s Kaitaki Interislander ferry will resume its ‘Bands on Board’ initiative for travelling musicians over summer.


Fullers360 boosts Waiheke services
14 Oct 2020  

Fullers360 boosts Waiheke services

Fullers360 will add an additional 86 services to and from Waiheke Island from Monday 19 October.


KiwiRail’s new ferries will have triple capacity of current vessels
28 May 2020   /

KiwiRail’s new ferries will have triple capacity of current vessels

KiwiRail’s proposed new ferries will be able to carry almost 2000 passengers.


Black Cat retains Diamond Harbour ferry contract
22 May 2020  

Black Cat retains Diamond Harbour ferry contract

Lyttelton-based Black Cat Cruises has been awarded the contract for the Diamond Harbour ferry service for the next 12 years.


Electric ferry service promoted as ‘shovel ready’
21 Apr 2020   /

Electric ferry service promoted as ‘shovel ready’

East By West Ferries operates the Wellington to Days Bay to Eastbourne ferry route and plans a new ferry service from central Wellington to the airport and Miramar Peninsula.


Kawau Cruises to run essential ferry services
20 Apr 2020   /

Kawau Cruises to run essential ferry services

A passenger ferry service between Kawau Island and Auckland’s mainland will continue so residents can replenish supplies and access essential services.


Interislander ferries move hundreds of essential workers
17 Apr 2020   /

Interislander ferries move hundreds of essential workers

KiwiRail’s Interislander ferries have moved around 650 essential transport, medical and export industry workers between the North and South Islands in the past fortnight.


Otago council seeks feedback on Wakatipu ferry
15 Apr 2020   /

Otago council seeks feedback on Wakatipu ferry

The Otago Regional Council will open online consultation on a proposed 18-month trial of a public service water ferry on Lake Wakatipu.


Police manage congestion at ferry terminals
25 Mar 2020   /

Police manage congestion at ferry terminals

Police in Picton say they are providing traffic management support at the ferry terminals in the town due to heavy congestion.


Lifeline for Go Orange’s Queenstown ferry service
31 Jan 2020   /

Lifeline for Go Orange’s Queenstown ferry service

Go Orange’s Lake Wakatipu ferry service has been thrown a lifeline as the Otago Regional Council proposes adding a water ferry to Queenstown’s public transport network.


Ferry fares to rise after Auckland Transport changes
21 Jan 2020  

Ferry fares to rise after Auckland Transport changes

Auckland Transport has announced its annual fare changes which come into effect from 9 February 2020.


Rail network funding overhaul mooted in draft report
16 Dec 2019   /

Rail network funding overhaul mooted in draft report

The government’s Draft New Zealand Rail Plan has proposed a new long-term funding framework for rail which would see Kiwirail’s network funding channelled through the National Land Transport Fund.


ORC to present case for Queenstown ferry as Go Orange bows out
21 Nov 2019  

ORC to present case for Queenstown ferry as Go Orange bows out

The Otago Regional Council is developing a business case for a water ferry on Lake Wakatipu, following news this week Go Orange will cease its public scheduled ferry services come the end of February 2020.


Fullers360 increases Waiheke fares ahead of summer season
15 Oct 2019   /

Fullers360 increases Waiheke fares ahead of summer season

Fullers360 Experience & Cruises has increased its Waiheke Island ferry fares ahead of the start of the summer season.


Fullers360 adds capacity to fleet after spending $15m
6 Sep 2019  

Fullers360 adds capacity to fleet after spending $15m

Fullers360 has taken delivery of two new vessels to service its Waiheke Island and Devonport routes following a $15m investment.


Bluebridge to run limited ferries after Picton wharf damage
17 Jul 2019  

Bluebridge to run limited ferries after Picton wharf damage

Bluebridge is running limited servicxes after one of its ferries clipped its berth at Picton wharf attempting to dock.


KiwiRail: “Best December ever” for Interislander drives tourism revenue
20 Feb 2019   / /

KiwiRail: “Best December ever” for Interislander drives tourism revenue

Revenue from the operator’s Great Journeys of NZ business was up 8% in the second half of 2018.


Fullers360: Collaboration, investment key to new ferry plan
14 Nov 2018  

Fullers360: Collaboration, investment key to new ferry plan

The operator has launched ‘Gulf 2025’ to help cope with an expected surge in passenger numbers.


TAIC launches inquiry into Fullers GreatSights grounding
30 Oct 2018  

TAIC launches inquiry into Fullers GreatSights grounding

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has launched an inquiry into the running aground of a Fullers GreatSights vessel.


Go Orange takes to the lake with new ferry service
24 Oct 2018  

Go Orange takes to the lake with new ferry service

Scenic ferry trips to Jack’s Point and Kingston could be on the cards in the future following the launch of Queenstown’s first fixed-schedule ferry service by adventure tourism business Go Orange.


KiwiRail operating surplus slips despite tourism revenue surge
27 Aug 2018   /

KiwiRail operating surplus slips despite tourism revenue surge

The rail and ferry operator says revenue from its tourism operations jumped 22%.