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New Zealand Car Shipping
Shipping your car, automobile, and vehicle to New Zealand.
New Zealand is an isolated island continent with a long coastline and shipping is a major economic use of our seas, estuaries and coastlines. In terms of tonnage carried and distance travelled, New Zealand ranks as the fifth largest user of shipping in the world. Each year there are around 12,000 overseas shipping arrivals and almost 380 million tonnes of freight carried in New Zealand waters.
Whether door-to-door or port-to-port, we will tailor our transport and relocation services to meet your deadlines. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Major cites in New Zealand:
- North Shore
- New Plymouth
* Services are also available to other cites in New Zealand.
Time frame - Shipping a car or container of household items generally takes three to four weeks. Cars and Autos are shipped in individual containers, but many sea carriers will allow partial containers of household goods.
Please contact one of our shipping agents to discuss your auto transport and shipping needs. If necessary, we will be able to help deliver the container to your house for packing, then retrieve it for delivery to the docks. All of our agents are skillfully trained and certified.
About New Zealand - Country Facts:
New Zealand is an island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (the North Island and the South Island), and numerous smaller islands, most notably Stewart Island/Rakiura and the Chatham Islands. The indigenous Maori language name for New Zealand is Aotearoa, commonly translated as The Land of the Long White Cloud. The Realm of New Zealand also includes the Cook Islands and Niue (self-governing but in free association); Tokelau; and the Ross Dependency (New Zealand's territorial claim in Antarctica).
Auto Shipping to New Zealand Information:
Our shipping experts can help you along the way if you are considering importing a vehicle to New Zealand. There are primarily 4 steps:
- Step 1: Identifying the requirements for your vehicle
- Step 2: Proving your vehicle meets the requirements
- Step 3: Preparing to import
- Step 4: Importing your vehicle
The process can be lengthy and you will need to collect the correct supporting information for your application. Our team will help you assess whether or not vehicles meet the applicable standards and can be registered for use on New Zealand roads. Click here for more info.
WE ARE A TRUSTED LEADER IN INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC CARGO SHIPPING.
Since 1977 our safety records for cargo shipment delivery have exceeded all industry standards and have made us one of the most dependable shipping companies in the industry. Thus, whether you are shipping cars, vehicles, full households, individual furniture, antiques, or other goods, you will comfortable knowing that Schumacher Cargo Logistics will take care of all aspects of your relocation needs.