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About Cruise New Zealand

Cruise New Zealand 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.

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Why Cruise 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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We are the industry body of New Zealand's cruise sector.

Why Cruise 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.

Cruise guide: Top 20 shore excursions

While travelling by ship means getting there is half the fun, exploring ports of call – sometimes a new one every day – is another major attraction of cruising. Cruise lines offer a huge range of shore excursions, from adventurous options such as zip lining and canyoning to cultural tours of classic cities, wine, beer […]

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Wells Fargo asks: What is going on at Norwegian?

Update (at end of story) adds insight from discussions with management. The news that president and ceo Kevin Sheehan is abruptly leaving Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is ‘clearly a surprise,’ Wells Fargo Securities told investors on Friday, when NCLH shares dipped as low as $44.34 in morning trading before inching back up. The opening price was $46.83. The […]

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Norwegian’s Sheehan resigns, Del Rio succeeds him as CEO

Kevin Sheehan, who transformed Norwegian Cruise Line into a young fleet with a vibrant image, took the company public in a highly successful IPO and acquired Prestige Cruise Holdings in a $3bn deal, has resigned. Sheehan will be succeeded as president and ceo of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings by Frank Del Rio, chief executive of […]

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This site has been designed for cruise lines, cruise ships and the travel trade in mind. If you are a passenger and wish to find out more about New Zealand or travel deals to New Zealand, please visit www.newzealand.com. We look forward to welcoming you!