SEA FREIGHT TO DUNEDIN
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Welcome to CargoMaster, Australia’s renowned sea freight from Australia to Dunedin. Our high performance team of sea freight service experts offer many years’ experience shipping containers to Christchurch and surrounding centers. CargoMaster is one of Australia’s most trusted shipping companies to Dunedin.
The City Of Dunedin (Maori name: “Otepoti”) is the South Islands second largest city after Christchurch. Dunedin is located on the south east cost of the South Island, in the OTAGO region. The city of Dunedin is the 7th most populous city in New Zealand. The estimated population of Dunedin is 110,000. Dunedin is considered one of New Zealand’s four main centres (after Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch). Dunedin is one of New Zealand’s oldest cities, Europeans settled Dunedin in the 1830’s. Dunedin has an unmistakable Scottish feel, many of the names in the area are Scottish and the buildings reflect early Scottish design.
Dunedin has a wide ranging economy including manufacturing, publishing, tourism and technology-based industries. The mainstay of the city’s economy remains centered around education with the University Of Otago (New Zealand’s oldest University)
Dunedin’s main Port is Port Chalmers (Maori name: ”Potakere”). Port Chalmers is a small town operating as the major port of the city of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. Port Chalmers has a population of roughly 3,000 residents. The Port lies ten kilometres inside Otago Harbor, some 15 kilometers northeast of Dunedin’s CBD. Port Chalmers is also recently the port used for container shipping to Invercargill, Queenstown, Wanaka, Te Anau, Manapouri, Fiordland, Gore, Winton, Riverton, Ryal Bush, Lumsden, Mataura, Cromwell, Mosgiel, Alexandra and Arrowtown. In other words, Otago, Central Otago, The Lakes district, Fiordland and Southland and the southern half of the West Coast.
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SHIPPING TRANSIT TIMES FROM AUSTRALIA TO DUNEDIN
- Sydney to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 6-8 Days
- Melbourne to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 6-7 Days
- Brisbane to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 8-10 Days
- Fremantle (Perth) to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 7-18 Days
- Adelaide to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 6-8 Days
- Hobart/Launceston to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 10-12 Days
- Townsville to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 12-18 Days
- Darwin to Dunedin (Port Chalmers): 18-24 Days
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SHIPPING TO DUNEDIN
Prohibited And Restricted Items:
Remember, you are moving to one of the cleanest, greenest, countries in the world, the NZ people are very much InTouch with the environment and protecting their country from unwanted pests and diseases. NZ border control is very strict and heavy fines (even imprisonment penalties) apply for non compliance, your goods could even be sent back to the origin port .Certain items are restricted or prohibited and cannot be imported into NZ.
Please be aware the below items are NOT PERMITTED into NZ:
- objectionable material contained on items like videotapes, films, records, CD-ROMs and in publications
- weapons like flick knives, butterfly knives, swordsticks, knuckle-dusters
- any weapon which is disguised as something else
- equipment for using cannabis or methamphetamine
- anything which you’re planning to use in a crime.
For the commodities below you should check to see if you will NEED A PERMIT:
- ivory in any form, including jewelry, and carvings
- tortoise or sea turtle shell jewelry, and ornaments
- meat or food derived from whales, dolphins, rare crane, and pheasants, or sea turtles
- medicines containing musk, or rhinoceros or tiger derivatives such as ground horn or bone
- carvings or other things made from whalebone or bone from other marine mammals
- cat skins
- trophies of sea turtles, all big cats, rare reptiles, cranes, pheasants, bears, antelope, and deer
- live species, including pet eagles, hawks, owls and parrots, many cacti, orchids, cycads, and cyclamens
- carnivorous plants.
You may not be able to bring some medicines into NZ, especially controlled drugs. This includes medicines containing pseudoephedrine. Remember heavy fines and possibility of imprisonment for non compliance
Prescription medication in most cases is acceptable, if you can present a valid doctors prescription .
If you’re returning to NZ or are immigrant to New Zealand after 21 months or more overseas, you may be entitled to concessions on vehicles and boats, motor cycles that either accompany you or are transported separately.
Bringing Motor Vehicles And Boats Into Dunedin:
You may be able to claim “household items” concession if:
- you’re relocating to NZ, or moving back to the motherland after 21 months or more away, and
- you have been using the items for their intended purpose.
This means you won’t have to pay GST and duties on some items.
You can also claim concessions on:
- private vehicles, including:
- camper vans
- boats and
You can import more than one vehicle, boat duty-free, if you meet the Concessionary Requirements.
As a condition of the concession you will be required to sign an Undertaking that you will not sell or dispose of the vehicle, boat or plane within two years.
If you sell your vehicle, boat or plane within two years of bringing it into NZ duty-free, you must pay Customs duty and GST on a pro rata basis.
You will need to qualify for a concession, which means you will need to meet the requirement to have “personally owned” the vehicle for at least 12 months prior to your departure from Australia to New Zealand u will have to meet a requirement to have personally owned and used the vehicle, boat or plane for at least 1 year before your departure for New Zealand, or surrendering the vehicle for shipping.
The phrase personally owned means includes vehicles and boats leased by the importer, and vehicles, boats purchased under a hire purchase contract or agreement, provided that in both instances the terms of the lease or the hire purchase agreement/ contract have been meet with in full by the importer prior to their importation.
Vehicles, boats owned and registered by a company cannot be entered under the concession as the requirement to have personally owned the vehicle, boat or plane cannot be met, as a company is a separate entity.
Documentation will be evidence will need to be produced to support your claim of meeting this requirement. These documents may include:
- receipts showing purchase and delivery dates
- registration and insurance papers
- evidence when the vehicle, boat or plane was surrendered for shipping to New Zealand.
“What if I don’t qualify for concessions”
You will have to pay:
- GST on motorcycles, cars and planes
- GST and Customs duty of 5% on private boats (yachts and other vessels for pleasure or sport)
- GST and Customs duty of 5% on motor vehicles for transporting more than 10 people or more, including the driver (as per tariff description)
- GST and Customs duty of 10% on camper vans, ambulances and motor homes.
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