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Port of Tauranga Makes Donation as Foodbank Demand Soars

Port of Tauranga is making a $25,000 donation to the Tauranga Community Foodbank in response to the devastating impact of Covid-19 on the lives of Bay of Plenty residents. Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, said the contribution was … Continue reading

Covid-19 Alert Level 3 at Port of Tauranga

Port of Tauranga has implemented extensive measures to keep safe our people, trade and the community during the Covid-19 pandemic. At Alert Level 3, all port users are still required to use enhanced safety and hygiene practices. Basic Hygiene The … Continue reading

New Crane Moved Into Position at Port of Tauranga

Port of Tauranga’s newest and largest container crane has been moved into position. The Port’s ninth ship-to-shore gantry crane arrived in parts from Ireland in mid-February on a special purpose delivery ship. It was assembled on site and moved several hundred metres onto the … Continue reading

Port of Tauranga Withdraws Full Year Earnings Guidance due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Port of Tauranga Limited (NZX.POT) today withdrew its earnings guidance for the year to 30 June 2020 due to the impact of Government measures against the Covid-19 pandemic. Port of Tauranga is classified as an essential service and continues to … Continue reading

Port of Tauranga and Kotahi Extend Strategic Alliance

New Zealand’s largest containerised freight exporter, Kotahi and New Zealand’s international cargo gateway Port of Tauranga today announced an extension to their long-term volume commitment agreement. The renewed agreement extends Kotahi’s commitment to Port of Tauranga for an additional seven … Continue reading

Port of Tauranga Prioritises Essential Imports During Covid-19 Lockdown

Port of Tauranga today announced new measures to prioritise urgent imported cargo during the national lockdown. The measures allow importers to identify imported cargo required for essential services before it arrives in New Zealand so that it can be handled … Continue reading

Our response to COVID-19 and what we are doing to keep the supply chain moving

The Port of Tauranga provides an essential service.  Whatever happens over the next few months, we have a duty to ensure that imports and exports can keep moving.  For this reason we have implemented extensive measures to protect ourselves, trade … Continue reading

Container Volumes Continue to Grow at New Zealand’s International Hub Port

Profits hold steady and cargo growth still expected long-term Port of Tauranga today announced stable profitability for the first six months of the 2020 financial year, despite total cargo volumes dipping 4.2% to just under 13.3 million tonnes. Group Net … Continue reading

Port of Tauranga Announces New Commercial Manager

Port of Tauranga today announced Blair Hamill as its new Commercial Manager, effective 1 July 2020. Blair replaces Leonard Sampson, who was appointed to the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer in September 2019. Blair is currently the Chief Global … Continue reading

Tainui Group Holdings and Port of Tauranga team up to deliver Ruakura Inland Port

Tainui Group Holdings and Port of Tauranga today announced they plan to develop a 50:50 joint venture to bring the Ruakura Inland Port at Hamilton to fruition within two years. The new joint venture will take an initial 50-year ground … Continue reading