N Z Cruise Association
Conference 2018
Why New Zealand?

N Z Cruise Association

New Zealand Cruise Association is the industry body of New Zealand’s cruise sector. Our mission is to establish New Zealand as the cruise destination of choice in the South Pacific.

Conference 2018

Conference 2018:

Friday 24 August 2018 in Blenheim

Why New Zealand?

No other travel style will allow you to see the length of the country in a week. Wake up to a new destination every day! Experience a surprisingly wide range of landscapes and experiences.

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Welcome to the New Zealand Cruise Association the industry body of New Zealand's cruise sector.

Why New Zealand?

Stunning landscapes and a myriad of experiences, all within overnight steaming…

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Cruising is the easiest way to see the whole country. Cruising around New Zealand is best over our summer months, from October to April.

NZ Cruise Conference – riding the growth wave

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. “Port executives from emerging ports, including Gisborne, New Plymouth, Nelson and Timaru, will provide insights into what […]

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P&O Launches Record 2018 NZ Season

P&O has just released full details of its largest New Zealand programme yet, with Kiwis being able to choose from 22 round-trip cruises in 2018. The cruise line’s Pacific Jewel will be placed in Auckland between March and August 2018, offering itineraries ranging from themed three-night ‘Sea Breaks’, to a 15-night cruise exploring the islands […]

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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 planned specifically for the Australia and New Zealand cruise market and would have been capable of carrying 4200 passengers. The good news […]

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