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Port for New Zealand’s biggest city

The two years of global pandemic have been tumultuous for Port of Auckland. As the centre of New Zealand’s COVID-19 outbreaks it felt the effects of the pandemic more sharply than other NZ ports. COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on its performance and throughput, but there is hope that the port is entering “what is hopefully a better era”.

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A Port on the Manukau

In August last year, Mick Payze and Mark Oxley, together with Richard Reinen-Hamill and Greg McKeown presented to CILT Northern Section on ‘Auckland Port – Move it or Not?’ and concluded that the port should move to a greenfield site on the Manukau. Now 12 months (plus) on, Mick and Mark, this time joined by Sian John, an environmental scientist, have presented a follow-up.

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Port Otago – a rich history of primary exports

  Port Otago is located on the Otago Harbour of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the South Island’s primary export port and operates two wharf systems – Port Chalmers and Dunedin – within Otago Harbour. Port Otago benefits from a deep natural harbour, its strategic location for vessel rotation to and from […]

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Port Nelson – gateway to the top of the South

Nelson haven has undergone remarkable change over the last 200 years. From its beginnings as a Maori trading hub based on the local snapper spawning grounds, to the full-scale international port that exists today, the Haven has always played an essential role in the local community.

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Napier Port – building for the future

New Zealand is a maritime nation, and its economy and wellbeing is dependent on its ports for the efficient handling and distribution of import and export cargo. In this, the first of a series of articles on our nation’s air and sea ports, we look at Napier Port on the North Island’s east coast.

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NZ companies achieve world first BRC certification for wine

Looking to redefine the way our wines journey from grape to glass, QuayConnect’s model provides the ability for authentic NZ-bottled wine to reach international markets. Just three years later QuayConnect is an award-winning vertically-integrated consortium at the heart of New Zealand’s wine industry.

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