Making trade easy

Port Taranaki is an important economic and supply chain asset for Taranaki and beyond – connecting our key regional industries with the world.

We pride ourselves on our ability to respond quickly and adapt to changes in market conditions and customer requirements – attributes that are helping us realise our vision to be The Pride of Taranaki.

About us


Fully serviced for bulk products (liquids and dry) and project cargo



Annual export and import tonnage



Estimated jobs supported by the port and the activities associated with it in 2020-21



Paid annually to community via sole shareholder Taranaki Regional Council



Port operations estimated to generate in value added (GDP) in 2020-21

What’s happening at Port Taranaki.

Long-serving tug Rupe leaves for Australia
Published: 29 May 2024

A stalwart of the Port Taranaki fleet for 40 years has bid farewell to the region.

More powerful tug replaces 40-year-old Rupe
Published: 7 May 2024

A vessel with greater power and wider capabilities has arrived at Port Taranaki to replace the oldest member of the tug fleet.

Port Taranaki provides marine services for Maari offtakes
Published: 5 April 2024

Port Taranaki marine pilots Daniel Satherley, left, Guy Mexted, and Jeff Handcock.