Today, on August 12, a P&O cruise ship will sail into the Tāmaki Makaurau’s Waitematā Harbour after two long years of New Zealand’s maritime border closure, Stuff reveals, bringing an influx of business and tourism into Auckland’s city centre. “The cruise ship industry previously injected around $500 million each year into the New Zealand economy,” Auckland Business Chamber stated. “The revival with multiple ports of call is a positive sign that will give more certainty and confidence to our sectors struggling to recover momentum.”