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Shipping to New Zealand

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Shipping to New Zealand

Specialists in shipping from the UK to New Zealand

Our international removals service includes full export packing, loading, shipping, customs clearance, delivery and unpacking. We can also arrange storage in New Zealand and pet relocation.

We move thousands of families to New Zealand every year but each move is treated on an individual basis by our highly experienced International Move Managers.

Transit Times for Shipping to New Zealand

Exclusive Use Container / Full Container Load (FCL)

If you are shipping your furniture and household effects in a sole use container, the container will arrive at your residence in the UK and then be go straight to the port to be loaded onto a vessel. The sailing time from the UK to New Zealand is approximately 7-8 weeks. Please allow 2 weeks at destination for customs clearance and delivery. The overall transit time is therefore approximately  between 8 – 10 weeks door to door.

Shared Container Service

A shared container or groupage service is a good option if you are shipping small volumes or if you are looking for a more economical way to ship your household items. The approximate transit time for a shared container service to New Zealand is approximately between 10 and 14 weeks depending on the destination in New Zealand.

Arranging a Quotation for Your Move to New Zealand

If you would like a free quotation for your international removal to New Zealand, please contact us to arrange a  pre-move survey which will take place in your home. During the survey, the International Consultant will walk through your home with you on a room by room basis in order to create an inventory of items to be shipped. The International Consultant will also discuss moving dates, transit times, customs regulations for New Zealand and other relevant information with you.

If you are the early stages of planning your move and would like a guideline price for your move to New Zealand,you can get an instant quote using our shipping calculator here: Instant Quote. The tool will provide you with an approximate cost and volume for your international move.

Additional Destination Services in New Zealand

A range of additional services are available in New Zealand if required:

  • Home cleaning services
  • Home and school search
  • Handyman service

Storage in New Zealand

If you are initially moving into a rental home and require a storage service for some or all of your household effects, we will be able to provide storage services in New Zealand for you at competitive rates.

All of our partners are approved by H.M Customs and MPI (Ministry for Primary Industries). Their premises are fully secured and monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week including the use of CCTV, assuring you peace of mind whilst your possessions are in our care.


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Our Credentials

As one of the leading Movers on a national and international scale, we pride ourselves on providing a professional and friendly service from our highly trained and competent team. We have been recognised by the networks below and we are, therefore, proud of our credentials.
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John Mason International Named EMEA International Moving Company of the Year Finalist

14 September 2016


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Some of our Customer Reviews

Thank you and everybody involved, you are an excellent team and an absolute pleasure to deal with.

J.D. Liverpool, UK to Toronto, Canada -
July 2016

My whole experience with John Mason's has been very good, from having Tony surveying till today with the container being packed, I will definitely recommend John Mason to provide removal services.

M.H. South Shields, UK to Perth, Australia – July 2016

Thanks Suzanne for all your help – it’s not easy trying to sort things out from such a long distance away and you’ve been superb! Thank you!

C.H. Warrington, UK to Edmonton, Canada - August 2016

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