Cruise ships to return to Napier Port from next week

Cruise ships to return to Napier Port from next week
An aerial view of Napier Port. (Image: Napier Port)
Staff reporters
Napier Port says cruise ships will return to Hawke’s Bay for the first time since Cyclone Gabrielle devastated the region from next week.The local port, which is a critical part of the East Coast’s supply chain, was shut for a time following the cyclone last month, but full operations resumed last Thursday.From Monday, it also started operating at extended hours for export delivery and empty container pick-up to help ease congestion on the road network and support regional growers moving into peak season for produce.In a statement t...

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