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NZ Cruise Conference - riding the growth wave

Friday, 23 June 2017, 2:18 pm | Cruise New Zealand

Regions keen to capture a bigger share of the fast growing cruise market will have an opportunity to highlight what they are doing to improve port facilities at this year’s Cruise New Zealand Conference in Auckland, 29 August. More >>

Bumper Cruise Season for New Zealand 2016-17

Monday, 24 April 2017, 11:46 am | Cruise New Zealand

Bumper Cruise Season for New Zealand 2016-17 The last ship of the 2016-17 cruise season will sail out of the Bay of Islands tomorrow (Anzac Day), marking the end of another very busy summer. The Sirena is the last of 41 ships from 22 cruise lines ... More >>

Counting the Cost of Delayed Cruise Infrastructure

Monday, 19 December 2016, 1:08 pm | Cruise New Zealand

Counting the Cost of Delayed Cruise Infrastructure “Cruise New Zealand is disappointed to learn that the new build ship planned for P&O Cruises Australia will not go ahead,” says Executive Officer Kevin O’Sullivan. The new ship was the first ship ... More >>

Statement from Cruise New Zealand

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:32 am | Cruise New Zealand

Cruise New Zealand extends our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims of today’s tragic accidents. More >>

Record growth for New Zealand cruise

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 11:49 am | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand cruise reached a record high last season and the outlook for this booming sector remains strong. Over 254,400 passengers and almost 92,000 crew visited New Zealand during the 2015-2016 cruise season which started in August 2015 and ended ... More >>

Cruise NZ welcomes Auckland port study

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 10:46 am | Cruise New Zealand

Cruise New Zealand has welcomed the consultant’s report and recommendations of the Consensus Working Group for the Auckland Port Future Study, saying it highlights the importance of the cruise ship sector to the Auckland and national economies. ... More >>

Missing: 176,000 cruise visitors

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 3:54 pm | Cruise New Zealand

Tens of thousands of visitors are missing from New Zealand’s official annual tourism statistics, with the result that tourism’s value to the economy is understated. Official visitor counts fail to include as many as 176,000 cruise passengers a year. ... More >>

Cruise season sets sail for 2015-16

Friday, 2 October 2015, 11:39 am | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand’s biggest ever cruise season gets underway tomorrow when the Diamond Princess arrives in Wellington. More >>

New Zealand - a “pure gold” cruise experience

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 3:18 pm | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand offers cruise passengers “pure gold experiences” and has the potential to capture a bigger share of the world’s fastest growing form of leisure travel, say international cruise line representatives who spoke at the recent Cruise New ... More >>

Cruise sector a top performer

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 12:46 pm | Cruise New Zealand

The cruise sector is looking forward to record seasons ahead, but is warning of the need to address several big challenges if it’s to achieve its potential. At Cruise New Zealand’s recent annual general meeting in Auckland (30 July), Chairman ... More >>

Cruising towards 2025

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 3:49 pm | Cruise New Zealand

The challenges and opportunities facing the cruise sector around New Zealand will be the focus of the 2015 Cruise New Zealand conference. More >>

Port decision jeopardises cruise sector & NZ economy

Friday, 1 May 2015, 2:43 pm | Cruise New Zealand

Not proceeding with the full expansion plans for the Ports of Auckland jeopardises the fast-growing cruise sector, and will cost Auckland and New Zealand’s economy millions of dollars, Cruise New Zealand says. The decision means the brand new Ovation ... More >>

A ‘radiant’ start to New Zealand’s 2014-15 cruise season

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:28 am | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand’s cruise ship season continues to extend, with Radiance of the Seas arrival in Wellington today (7 October 2014) marking the start of the 2014-15 cruise season. More >>

Cruise Sector Earns $365.3m And Still Growing

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:53 pm | Cruise New Zealand

The cruise sector contributed a record $365.3 million to New Zealand’s economy in the 2013-14 season and that figure is forecast to swell dramatically to $421.5 million in two years. More >>

High NZ costs challenging cruise lines

Monday, 18 August 2014, 1:31 pm | Cruise New Zealand

New Zealand’s fuel and port costs are among the highest in the world, according to international cruise line representatives. Even though cruise passengers regularly rate their experience of New Zealand highly, the high costs of operating here are ... More >>

Excellent outlook for cruise sector

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 3:38 pm | Cruise New Zealand

The cruise sector is looking forward to a record season in 2015-16 but is warning that effort will be needed to cement New Zealand’s place as a cruise destination. At Cruise New Zealand’s recent annual conference in Napier, Chairman Graeme Marshall ... More >>

Cruise New Zealand 2014 Conference Opens for Registration

Friday, 20 June 2014, 12:01 pm | Cruise New Zealand

Cruise New Zealand is proud to present their 2nd annual conference. Boasting keynote speakers, Chris Allen, Associate vice president of Global Deployment and Itinerary Planning for Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited and John Stoll, vice president of Land ... More >>

Cruise New Zealand on a mission

Friday, 23 May 2014, 12:26 pm | Cruise New Zealand

Cruising in the Asia Pacific region is in an exciting space at the moment. Larger ships, new entrants and new builds to the region were recently announced. The completed expansion of the Panama Canal will present further opportunity. As the industry body ... More >>

Anticipating the start of another big cruise season

Friday, 6 September 2013, 11:47 am | Cruise New Zealand

Anticipating the start of another big cruise season In a month’s time, New Zealand will again play host to visiting cruise ships, welcoming a total of 121 cruises bringing 200,000 passengers and 78,000 crew. Cruise New Zealand anticipates that the 2013-2014 ... More >>

Change of helm at Cruise New Zealand

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 11:34 am | Cruise New Zealand

Having experienced New Zealand’s largest cruise season yet and the opening of Auckland’s Shed 10 Cruise Terminal, Cruise New Zealand’s founding Chairperson, Captain Craig Harris, is stepping down on a high. More >>