Sea Freight to New Zealand from the UK

Need Direct Export Service to New Zealand?


Unsworth operations involves a programme of scheduled direct Sea Freight Full container (FCL) and part container (LCL) services to New Zealand from the UK.
Whether you need to ship business and commercial cargo, personal goods or house moves from the UK to New Zealand, we can get this arranged for you on a weekly, direct sailing.

Sea freight to New Zealand sailing schedules:

direct export service to NZ

Unsworth Global Logistics takes care of the entire process from warehouse in the UK to New Zealand, providing customers with a hassle free shipping experience. With our reliable and secure sea freight services to New Zealand, you will benefit from offices and agents all around the world who can monitor and control your freight. You will also have access to a network of receiving depots located in Birmingham, Bristol, Felixstowe, Hull, London and Manchester.

For further information regarding our shipping services to New Zealand please email us at  or for immediate assistance call +44 (0)20 8539 8899.

Things to consider when shipping to New Zealand:

In New Zealand some products need certifications to be imported such as:

Products Certificate
Alcoholic Spirits Whisky and other alcoholic spirits may require a Certificate of Verification of age, origin and GI confirmation if Scotch whisky.
Plants Plants and some plant products require a Phytosanitary Certificate.
Milk products Exports to New Zealand of milk and milk products to countries outside the EU must be accompanied by a Declaration Origin (Dioxin) issued by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) in the UK.
Animals Live animals and animal products are subject to an import permit issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and must also be accompanied by a Veterinary Health Certificate.
Wildlife products Shipments of wildlife and wildlife products subject to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) require an import permit.
Rough Diamonds A Kimberley Process Certificate is required under the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) for the importation of rough diamonds.

Further restrictions apply on sea freight to New Zealand, for more information please contact the exports department

Why choose Unsworth’s export sea freight service to New Zealand?

For over 41 years Unsworth has been building excellent relationships with overseas agents in New Zealand. We offer the most reliable and cost effective solutions for direct export service to New Zealand:

  • Full Container Loads (FCL) 20ft and 40ft
  • Less than Container Loads (LCL)
  • Part loads
  • Pallet transport if needed
  • Direct sailing to New Zealand, only 40 days transit
  • Assistance with documentation regarding the shipping process
  • We also hold full Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status
  • Get an instant, all-inclusive quote for shipping sea freight to New Zealand with our online quotation tool, Cargocost

Discover our additional services:


UK Customs Clearance 

UGL’s dedicated in-house team has vast experience dealing with UK customs services, helping to take the hassle out of imports

Cargo Insurance 

We offer some of the most attractive marine cargo rates in the industry, with very competitive rates to give you complete piece of mind

 Additional Services

A whole range of additional services are available to you, during        transit and after your shipment has reached the UK                   


For further information regarding our shipping services please email us at  or for immediate assistance call +44 (0)20 8539 8899.