New Zealand Line
(New Zealand Shipping Co.)

United Kingdom

Sailings January-August 1928 (issued January 1928)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Remuera 1) Southampton, Auckland

2) Southampton, Wellington

(Two voyages only; no return voyages listed.)

Rotorua
Ruahine
1) Southampton, Wellington, Lyttelton

2) Southampton, Wellington

(Two voyages of each ship only; no return voyages listed.)

Hororata 1) Southampton, Auckland

(Two voyages only; no return voyages listed.)

Ruapehu 1) Southampton, Wellington, Lyttelton

2) Southampton, Wellington, Pt. Chalmers

(Two voyages only; no return voyages listed.)

Rimutaka 1) Southampton, Wellington

(One voyage only; no return voyages listed.)

(Courtesy of Gwen Waters)
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Sailings April 1937-March 1938 (issued April 1937)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Rangitata
Rangitiki
Rangitane
London, Panama, New Zealand
Remuera
Rotorua
Ruahine
London, Curaçao, Panama, Suva (Ruahine - one sailing only), New Zealand.
Return voyages: New Zealand, Panama, Curaçao, London.

Click for a view of the interior
Sailings May 1938-July 1939 (issued June 1938)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Rangitata
Rangitiki
Rangitane
London, Jamaica (Rangitiki and Rangitata - one sailing each only), Panama, Wellington or Auckland, Lyttelton (Rangitata - one sailing only).
Return voyages: New Zealand, Panama, Jamaica (Rangitane - one sailing only), London.
Remuera
Rotorua
Ruahine
London, Curaçao, Panama, Suva (Rotorua and Ruahine - one sailing each only), Wellington or Auckland, Port Chalmers (Ruahine - one sailing only).
Return voyages: New Zealand, Panama, Curaçao, London.
Click to view a photo of either the Remuera or Ruahine (from a c. 1930 Isthmian Airways brochure/timetable)

Sailings January-December 1954 (issued February 1954)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Rangitata
Rangitiki
Rangitane
Rangitoto
Ruahine
London, Curaçao, Panama, New Zealand.
Homeward voyages to Southampton instead of London.

Sailings June 1961-December 1962 (issued August 1961)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Rangitane
Rangitoto
Ruahine
Typical voyage:
Outward: London, Curaçao, Tahiti, New Zealand.
Homeward: New Zealand, Tahiti, Miami, Bermuda (Rangitane and Rangitoto only), Southampton.
Rangitata
Rangitiki
Typical voyage:
Outward: London, Madeira, Curaçao, New Zealand.
Homeward: New Zealand, Kingston (Rangitiki only), Miami, Bermuda, Southampton..
Click to view a booklet with exterior and interior photos of the Rangitoto and Rangitane

Sailings January-December 1964 (issued January 1964)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Rangitane
Rangitoto
Ruahine
Remuera
London, Curaçao, Panama, Tahiti, New Zealand (northern summer sailings to Wellington; all other sailings to Auckland).
Return voyages: New Zealand, Tahiti, Panama, Kingston, Miami (Port Everglades), Bermuda, United Kingdom (Southampton?).

Sailings January 1968-April 1969 (issued January 1968)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Rangitane
Rangitoto
Ruahine
London, Curaçao, Panama, Tahiti, Wellington or Auckland.
Return voyages: New Zealand, Tahiti, Panama, Kingston, Miami (Port Everglades), Bermuda, United Kingdom (Southampton?).

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