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POAL Easter and ANZAC Day Operating Hours 2019

This year Easter and ANZAC day both fall within 7 day period

Good Afternoon,

This year Easter and ANZAC day both fall within 7 day period which will put pressure on all the parties within the supply chain. We request that you plan your deliveries to and from the Port ahead to ensure that containers continue to move through the Terminal. Ports of Auckland will not be able to provide free storage beyond the free time which will include Good Friday, Easter Monday and ANZAC day.

The times specified below are subject to change upon operational demands and confirmation of vessel schedules: 


DateTerminal Vessel and R&D Operations


Service hours


Road Office hrs

R&D Multi CargoRail



Thursday 18 April24hrs07:00 – 19:0000:00 – 23:0007:00 - 23:00Normal Operations00:01 – 23:00
Friday 19 April24hrs07:00 – 15:0007:00 – 15:00Closed07:00-15:00Closed
Saturday 20 April24hrs07:00 – 15:0007:00 – 15:0007:00 - 15:00Normal Operations07:00 – 15:00
Sunday 21 April24hrsClosed07:00 – 15:00ClosedNormal OperationsClosed
Monday 22 April24hrs07:00 – 15:0007:00 – 15:00Closed07:00-15:00Closed
Tuesday 23 April24hrs07:00 – 19:0005:00 – 23:5907:00 - 23:00Normal Operations07:00 – 00:00
Wednesday 24 April24hrs07:00 – 19:0000:01 – 23:0007:00 - 23:00Normal Operations00:01 – 23:00
Thursday 25 April24hrs07:00 – 15:0007:00 – 15:00Closed07:00-15:00Closed
Friday 26 April24hrs07:00 – 19:0007:00 – 24hrs07:00 - 23:00Normal Operations

07:00 – 24hrs

 For those days that rail is operating, please check with your rail service provider as to what services will be running to and from the Port.

Special note for Multi Cargo vehicle cargo transporters:

The offsite car storage facility at Highbrook will be operating through the Easter and ANZAC day.

Import demurrage:
Public Holidays are Import Demurrage free days as per our price schedule – 19th, 22nd and 25th of April 2019 will be demurrage free days.
Hazardous Storage allowable time remains the same. Please contact Customer Service if you have Dangerous Goods container queries.

For more information please contact:

Customer Service
P: +64 9 348 5100 Ext.1
Email us

For VBS queries, please contact:
Drivers Assist
P: +64 9 348 5100 Ext.2
[email protected]