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Record spending highlights importance of cruising to New Zealand economy




Auckland - New ZealandRecord levels of cruise ship expenditure revealed today (Aug.16) by Stats NZ have highlighted the enormous opportunity cruise tourism presents for the New Zealand economy, according to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

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New Zealand: Wellington’s record-breaking cruise ship numbers set to be eclipsed next season



As the last ship of Wellington’s record-breaking cruise season docks in the capital, next year’s numbers are expected to rise even higher. More than 220,000 passengers from 110 ships poured into the region during the 2018/19 cruise ship season, worth an estimated $56 million to the local economy. (stuff.co.nz)

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Napier, NZ: Cruise ship season kicks off in style




Napier was a hive of activity yesterday, with the first of an expected record 125,000 cruise ship visitors hitting town. A total of 72 cruise ship visits are booked to arrive at Napier Port this summer season, which started with yesterday’s arrival of the 330 metre-long Majestic Princess. (nzherald.co.nz)

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New Zealand: First cruise ship at Northport will arrive for Hundertwasser and hotel opening



The first cruise ship to berth at Marsden Point will be the first of many that could see up to 60 ships a year call into Whangārei, a Northland tourism leader says. The Northern Advocate can reveal that the 30,277 tonne Oceania Cruises ship Regatta, with up to 684 passengers and 400 crew on board, will be the first cruise ship to tie up at Northport, at Marsden Point. (nzherald.co.nz)

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Changes to new Christchurch (NZ) cruise berth will increase $56m price tag




Redesign of Lyttelton’s new cruise berth has increased the estimated cost of $56m, and port residents will have to contend with about 18 months of noise from pile driving. Lyttelton Port Company chief executive Peter Davie said changing the design to minimise impact on protected Hector’s dolphins in the harbour and to ensure safe handling of giant cruise ships had added to the cost – “it will be millions.” (stuff.co.nz)

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Concerns pile driving for Lyttelton, NZ, cruise berth could harm dolphins




The Lyttelton Port Company has put its resource consent application for a new cruise berth on hold while it refines the design and looks at the impact on rare Hector’s dolphins. The $56-million berth between Cashin Quay and the entrance to the inner harbour was due to open for the 2020 cruise season. (stuff.co.nz)

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