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Welcome to Stellar International, your reliable logistics partner for freight from Australia to New Zealand. We’re a mid-sized shipping and logistics company based in the heart of New Zealand specialising in connecting the Australian and NZ markets with cost-effective, simple and efficient shipping solutions.

If you’re looking for a long term partner for shipping freight from Australia to New Zealand, or a partner in shipping freight to Australia from NZ, get in touch with us now. You can also scroll down to read more below about our extensive industry experience and innovative solutions.

Our services

At Stellar International, we understand the needs of a wide range of industries, because we’re trusted by a dedicated group of business partners.

Air Freight
Book air freight now, and get your cargo delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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Sea Freight
Stellar International offers a variety of sea freight options, so you’ll always find the right solution.

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If you’re ready to branch out, but lacking dedicated in-house logistics, we can help.

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Australia to NZ Air Freight Options

Book air freight from Australia to New Zealand—or vice versa—for rapid and efficient delivery. Our air freight services are designed for quick transit, making them perfect for urgent shipments or perishable goods.

Australia to NZ Sea Freight Options

Choose from a variety of options for sea freight between Australia and New Zealand.  Whether you want to regularly book a shipping container from Australia to New Zealand, you have LCL (less than container load) cargo to move or you have larger quantities in mind, we can help.

Shipping to All Major NZ Cities

Stellar International links together the iconic cities of Sydney and Melbourne in Australia to the picturesque ports of Auckland, Wellington and Tauranga in New Zealand. You can ship with confidence knowing your cargo will cross the Tasman Sea quickly, arriving at key ports on either side.

Our Australia to NZ Logistics Solutions

As a long-term logistics partner for many clients, we understand how critical efficient logistics are for businesses involved in importing and exporting goods across the Tasman. Whether it’s electronics, bulk products, vehicles, or construction equipment, we can fine-tune our services to meet your cargo’s unique requirements. Here’s why our trade lanes are your optimal choice for freight forwarding from Australia to NZ:

A Long-Term Logistics Partner

Our logistics solutions are perfect for long term partnerships, giving you more time to focus on expanding your business.

Improved Efficiency

We’re able to offer you support across the whole of your supply chain, finding savings for you every step of the way.

Real Time Tracking and InterStellar provide you with real-time tracking and custom reports to give you that piece of mind.

Building a Partnership in Freight

As proud independents, we’ve worked hard to build one of the most successful and reliable ways for businesses to ship freight between Australia and New Zealand. Our mission is simple: To deliver sea freight that’s not just a service but a partnership—successful, stress-free and uniquely tailored to your needs.

Partner with Stellar International today for a personalised quote, and let our dedicated team  find you the best possible solution for your needs.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between air and sea freight for shipping from Australia to New Zealand?

Air freight offers quicker delivery, making it ideal for urgent shipments. Sea freight provides a more cost-effective solution with a well-balanced transit time.

How much does it cost to ship a container from Australia to New Zealand?

Costs vary widely based on factors such as cargo volume and other specific requirements such as container type. Reach out and contact us directly for a personalised quote based on your cargo.

How long does a cargo ship take from Australia to NZ?

Transit times depend on the mode of transport. Air freight tends to be faster than sea freight, but across the Tasman there are many different transit times available based on which ports you are shipping from or to. For example, some sea freight shipments can take less than a week, while others between Australia and New Zealand may be closer to a month.

Customer comments

In my experience, these guys are the best logistics’ provider I have dealt with and I have 30+ years in the business. Personable. Knowledgeable. Responsive to an unbelievable degree. Very very cost effective. From a personal as well as a business perspective, what can be better than no stress logistics’.

Mike Davies – Operations Manager

Great little team, work well together and deliver as a unit. Stellar is the best partner we could have found, we feel important that they care about our business.

Peter Rickerby – NZ General Manager
Gunnerson Ltd

At Stellar they have the service/price balance perfect. Excellent follow up on orders and a very good internet tracking system.

Warren Wills – CEO

Good communication, they genuinely try and do the right thing and improve everything they do. They get things done when you need them and are easy to deal with.

Craig Hyland