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The Port of Tauranga is New Zealand's dominant container port, accounting for close to half of containerised exports by weight. Containerised exports through Tauranga have grown especially rapidly since 2008.

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Containerised exports in millions of tonnes by calendar year. Figures for Whangerei include both Northport and the adjacent, but separate, port for the Marsden Point Refinery, although the latter obviously has no containerised exports.

Nature of data

Primary source

Ministry of Transport, Freight Information Gathering System (FIGS), based on data supplied by Stats NZ

Custodian of data

Ministry of Transport

URL https://www.transport.govt.nz/mot-resources/freight-resources/figs/trade/tables/, Table 1.
Frequency Annual
Disaggregation By Port and Commodity Group
Quality of the data


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