Wellington Harbour / Te Whanganui a Tara and its waterfront are the beating heart of Wellington city, providing a unique setting for our vibrant culture, and delighting locals and visitors alike.
Our goal is to regenerate CentrePort and deliver a 21st century logistics asset which will deliver the best for our people, our customers, our community, and our environment.
Our Regeneration will further enable us to deliver on our business objectives:
contribute more than
$3 billionto regional GDP by 2022
support for up to
Any future scenario must support our port operations and the interests of the wider city and community.
Wellington city has the opportunity for greater urban integration with the port. Our operations also offer access to freight, support for up to 36,000 jobs, and the potential contribution of more than $3 billion to regional GDP by 2022.
As estimated in CentrePort Economic Impact Scenario Projection to 2020, BERL.
Other scenarios include if the multi-user ferry terminal at Kaiwharawhara does not go ahead, and Strait NZ Bluebridge remains using its existing ferry terminal.
This would not prevent CentrePort from proceeding with inner-harbour connectivity works to better integrate the port with Wellington city, however there would be less room for new builds on the existing land, which would continue to be used for port operations.
CentrePort’s Seaview Wharf is a critical asset and a vital piece of the fuel supply chain for the lower North Island.
Seaview is a key component of the Lifelines asset network in the event of an emergency.
As part of the port’s ongoing Regeneration, work will continue to ensure the Wharf is resilient and fit-for-purpose in the long-term.