The Great Southern Route : 2013 - 2014
GSR | 123 NEW ZEALAND SupEryAcht SErvicES 37South International Yacht Services T: +64 9302 0178 E: email@example.com W: www.37south.co.nz Bayswater Marina, Auckland T: +64 9446b1600 E: firstname.lastname@example.org .nz W: www.bayswater.co.nz CentrePort Wellington T: +64 4495 3800 E: email@example.com W: www.centreport.co .nz Gulf Harbour Marina, Auckland T: +64 9424 6200 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.gulf-harbour.co.nz Integrated Marine Group Shore Support T: +64 21 759 157 E: email@example.com W: www.integratedmarinegroup.com McKay Shipping Yacht Agency Services T: +64 9309 0229 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.mckayshipping.co .nz Orams Marine Services T: +64 8006967267 E: email@example.com .nz W: www.oramsmarine.co.nz Silo Marina T: +64 2178 2735 E: luke.wigglesworth@ waterfrontauckland.co.nz Tauranga Bridge Marina, Bay of Plenty T: +64 7575 8264 E: firstname.lastname@example.org .nz W: www.marina.co.nz Viaduct Harbour Marina, Auckland T: +64 93006682 E: email@example.com .nz W: www.viaduct.co.nz Westhaven Marina, Auckland T: +64 9360 5870 E: firstname.lastname@example.org .nz W: www.westhaven.co.nz ApproximAtE DiStANcE iN Nm from AuckLAND to: Noumea 989’ Suva 1,154’ Sydney 1,185’ Brisbane 1,248’ Papeete 2,226’ North island useful Statistics GOVERNMENT: Parliamentary Democracy (Constitutional Monarchy) QEII NTh Is. LAND AREA : 113,729 km2 POPULATION: (est. 2011): 3,366,100 LANGUAGE: English, Maori CURRENCY: New Zealand Dollar (NZD) CLIMATE: Mild and temperate and mainly maritime, with temperatures rarely falling below 0oC (32oF) or rising above 30oC (86oF). Subtropical in the North. UTC: +12 (summer +13) INTL DIALLING CODE: +64 NEW ZEalaND is a country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two large islands (the North and the South Island) and numerous smaller islands. In Maori, NZ has come to be known as aotearoa, which is usually translated into English as The land of the long White Cloud. The population is mostly of European descent, with the indigenous Maori being the largest minority. The country has extensive marine resources, with the seventh-largest Exclusive Economic Zone in the world, covering over 1.5 million sq miles. The North Island is one of the two main islands of NZ with approximately 76% of NZ’s population living there. Several important cities are in the North Island, notably the largest city, auckland, and Wellington, the capital, located at the southern extremity of the island in the North Island. Geographic attractions include: Cape Reinga, Cook Strait, lake Taupo, Tongariro National Park, Waikato River and Ninety Mile Beach. The North Island is less mountainous than the South, but is marked by volcanism. The tallest North Island mountain, Mount Ruapehu, 2,797m is an active volcano. New Zealand has a well established superyacht industry centred mainly in the auckland, Whangarei and the Bay of Islands regions, and comprises various world class superyacht builders, refit yards and an ancillary industry built up over many years providing visiting superyachts with necessary services. Hosting of past america’s Cup regattas has further refined the NZ superyacht industry. a superyacht visiting auckland will find every service they could possibly require being available. Cruising experiences in the North Island are numerous and varied and will provide superyacht visitors with a rewarding experience. The Bay of Islands is a favourite cruising area in the North Island providing spectacular cruising in this large protected bay dotted with the many islands that provide its name. Of particular note is Great Barrier Island that offers excellent fishing, diving and cruising possibilities. Other highlights of cruising New Zealand include the capital Wellington and, across Cook Strait, picturesque Picton and the Marlborough Sounds.
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