Inter-Island Ferry Network Disruption

Please expect delays across all carriers for Inter-Island road freight for at least the next few weeks due to capacity constraints across the Cook Strait. Unfortunately, only one of the three ferries is currently operational and in service. Additional ferries are being utilised as cover, but capacity is severely reduced. All transport carriers are currently […]

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Inter-island transport interruption

The bad weather in the last couple of days has led to some ferry cancellations and delays, affecting inter-island freight, courier and transport. With a forecast for improving weather later today, it is expected that normal schedules will return enabling backlogs to be cleared.    

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Interisland Ferry Maintenance – Effect on Rail and Freight Movements

We have received notice that the Interisland ferry, Aratere, is heading to Singapore for its scheduled two yearly dry-dock maintenance. The ship is due to leave New Zealand on 20 June 2016 and is expected to return late-August.  This is the first time in many decades that Interislander will not have a rail ferry operating […]

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