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Why NZ Van Lines is your Best Choice for
Shipping Internationally to New Zealand

Service Guarantee

Through our FIDI-FAIM accreditation you’re move is 100% guaranteed with us.

Full Professional Packing Services

Our global partners are experts in preparing your effects for international shipment.

Competitive Pricing

Through our global network of partners we have access to the most competitive rates and your move can be paid for in New Zealand dollars.

Marine Transit Insurance

Our Marine Transit Insurance is arranged locally in New Zealand and managed in-house without the bureaucracy of offshore underwriters.

Comprehensive Door-to-Door Relocation Service

Full international relocation services by professional accredited movers.

Experts in New Zealand Customs and Quarantine (MPI) Regulations

We have been helping returning kiwis and newcomers make the move to New Zealand for over 35 years.

Regular Scheduled Sailings

We can provide sole use and shared shipping container services from all major ports.

Branches & Storage facilities Throughout New Zealand

With 14 branches across New Zealand we can route your shipment to the closest port anywhere in the country.


NZ Van Lines is not just New Zealand’s biggest and best resourced moving company for moving to nz, we are one of the world’s most respected. We understand that no move is the same, for that reason we offer our customers a range of shipping options dependent on your requirements. New Zealand Van Lines provide international freight and shipping services from countries around the globe to all the major cities and towns in Aotearoa. Request shipping costs today.

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Sea Freight in sole-use container

A Sea Freight Sole-Use Container is an excellent option if you’re moving a large number of household items, a full-house load and  vehicle(s).

Choosing this option means that we’ll provide you with either a 20-foot or 40-foot container exclusive for your belongings, along with a fixed sailing date. Get a Quote.

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Sea Freight In Shared Container

Shipping your household goods in a shared container is a great option if you’re moving only some of your household effects. Your belongings will be consolidated to ensure you only pay for the space your items occupy in the container. This is a very economical option for smaller consignments, part-house lots, and people on a budget. Get a Quote.

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Air Transport

Short on time? Moving your household goods via international air freight is the best choice. 

Air freight is an excellent option for those who don’t need to move more than the contents of a single bedroom. The price of air freight is higher than that of shipping by sea, but is the fastest option. Get a Quote.

Covid-19 Update

New Zealand Van Lines are open for business and in full operation. The well-being of our customers and our staff is our top priority, please be rest assured that no matter what protection framework we operate in, we will adhere to strict health and safety requirements.

Please read the latest updates on New Zealand’s Covid-19 protection framework and international travel.

Kia Kaha!

New Zealand's Top Destinations

Situated southeast of Australia, New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular places on the planet. With temperate climate, breathtaking scenery, and extremely safe urban life, it’s one of the world’s top destinations for immigration. Have a look at the advantages that come with moving into some of New Zealand’s largest cities:
Auckland City


Tāmaki Makaurau

It’s pretty safe to say that Auckland has everything – moving there might cause you to stay in it forever.

Wellington Nightlife


Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Situated at the southern end of New Zealand’s North Island, Wellington is the country’s capital and its second most-populated city.



Christchurch is well-known as the country’s “traditional English city,” which isn’t that strange once you consider the fact that it took its name from an Oxford University college.

Tauranga New Zealand



One of the country’s fastest growing cities and the most populous one in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga is undoubtedly one of New Zealand’s top destinations.

Request a Quote for Shipping to New Zealand

Whether you’re moving from the UK, USA, Asia, Australia or another country to New Zealand, our friendly team are here to assist. Request a free, no obligation relocation quote now.

Our Quality Accreditations

NZ Van Lines has long been recognised as one of the best relocation businesses in the industry in New Zealand. It is our goal to maintain this position by providing a consistent and reliable service to all of our customers moving internationally. Here are some of our global quality accreditations:


FIDI has been established to promote the international removal concept known as “Agent to Agent”. Our FIDI membership & FAIM accreditation achieved through our Wellington Head Office, ensures quality service to all of our clients, no matter where they are moving from or to.



Based in London, OMNI was founded in 1987 and now comprises of the world’s best independent moving companies. The organisation’s fundamental criteria include professionalism, financial security, work ethics, and excellence of service.


Based in the US, the International Association of Movers (IAM) gathers more than 1800 moving companies from all over the planet. It promotes the success of its members by offering them unparalleled networking opportunities.



Exclusive to FIDI members, the NZOMA is New Zealand’s national organisation for overseas-moving businesses. Its primary objective is the promotion of high professional, operational, ethical, and financial standards when it comes to moving.