Two Queens are together in Auckland Harbour for the first time since the 1940s.
Cruise ships make it easier than ever to get to Antarctica, but the wilderness remains as awe-inspiring as ever.
An overnight cruise around Auckland's harbour turns out to be a very calming - albeit undemanding - experience.
Picton businesses welcomed two unexpected cruise ship arrivals on Monday and Tuesday this week.
Mega-cruise ship Queen Mary 2 has ditched its Wellington visit with the capital in sight.