Hours

Napier Port is open for business

Napier Port is composed of many different teams, working together to deliver the best results possible.

In such a complex business, our hours of operation vary by department. If you’re trying to contact or visit us, it pays to check we’re available first.

Monday – Friday:
7:00am – 5:00pm

Please note, due to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 we are requesting that all visitors scan the COVID-19 Tracer code when entering the port. Visitors are also required to wear masks at the port and maintain 2 metres physical distancing.

Public holidays

Services will not be provided on statutory public holidays. Days defined as statutory holidays are: New Year’s Day, Day after New Year’s Day, Waitangi Day, Easter Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen’s Birthday, Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Day, Labour Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Monday – Friday:
7:00am – 5:30pm (full service)
5:40pm – 8:00pm (late process – see below)

Saturday:
Closed.

Sunday:
Closed.

Public holidays:
R&D services will not be provided on statutory public holidays. Days defined as statutory holidays are: New Year’s Day, Day after New Year’s Day, Waitangi Day, Easter Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen’s Birthday, Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Day, Labour Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

LATE PROCESS – ZONES 18 & 19
(Security Gate closes at 2000 to container trucks)

Napier Port offers a late process of  import and export containers, provided that the following conditions are met:

  • The export container has been pre-advised through the Community Access Portal or business-to-business EDI messaging by 5:00pm
  • The import container to be collected is a specific nominated container and not a hazardous or out of gauge container (no block stack containers)
  • The container has a Propel VBS booking, with a truck registration included in Propel by 5:00pm
  • The truck enters through Port Security at the Eastern Gate (Marine Parade end) from 5:40pm onwards.

There is no late process for empty returns.

Monday – Friday:
7:00am – 5:30pm

Saturday:
Closed.

Sunday:
Closed.

Public holidays:
Services will not be provided on statutory public holidays. Days defined as statutory holidays are: New Year’s Day, Day after New Year’s Day, Waitangi Day, Easter Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen’s Birthday, Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Day, Labour Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Monday – Friday:
7:00am – 5:00pm
Cargo delivery cut-off (doors closed): 4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday:
Closed.

Public holidays
Services will not be provided on statutory public holidays. Days defined as statutory holidays are: New Year’s Day, Day after New Year’s Day, Waitangi Day, Easter Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen’s Birthday, Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Day, Labour Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Please direct all enquiries about General Cargo import and export (including port access) to our Commercial Team: +64 6 833 4437.

Our Marine and Mooring operation runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Its only closure is from 11:59pm Christmas Eve until 6:00am Boxing Day.

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