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NZ Post names new Chief Executive

24 March 2017
NZ Post Board Chair Jane Taylor today announced that David Walsh will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer at NZ Post, with effect from 1 May 2017.

Changes to postal rates

22 March 2017
The cost of sending a medium sized letter within New Zealand by FastPost will increase 50 cents from $1.80 to $2.30, from 1 July 2017. New Zealand Post is making this change, along with increases for other products following its annual price review.

Delivering sustainability with full electric vehicles introduced in the Courier Fleet

9 March 2017
New Zealand Post is delivering even more sustainability per parcel with the first fully electric vehicles entering the PACE network.  Vishal Kumar Sami, PACE contractor has done the sums and believes the time is right to start using E-vans for his work.  He has obtained two Nissan e-NV200 vans.

NZ Post posts strong interim result

20 February 2017
NZ Post (not including Kiwibank) today reported underlying net profit after taxation (NPAT) of $14 million for the six months to December 2016.

Rural delivery changes

15 February 2017
New Zealand Post’s rural customers will see a change in the way mail is delivered from 1 April this year.

Spellbinding Southern Lights celebrated in New Zealand Post stamps and coin

8 February 2017
The awe-inspiring Southern Lights seen over the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve are featured on new stamps from New Zealand Post.

NZ Post acknowledges the passing away of the last of the WWII Pacific Islands Coast Watchers

7 February 2017
NZ Post today acknowledged the death aged 96 of John Jones, one of the “Coastwatchers” who manned coastwatching stations throughout the Pacific during the Second World War to track enemy movements.

NZ Post offers free redirection service to Kaikoura residents

2 December 2016
New Zealand Post is offering Kaikoura residents a free two-month redirection service following the earthquake.

Santa’s got mail

30 November 2016
Thousands of letters and postcards for Santa have arrived at New Zealand Post, ready to be delivered to the man in red.

NZ Post flies mail and parcels into Kaikoura

18 November 2016
New Zealand Post has sent two flights into Kaikoura today taking 1800 kgs of mail and courier parcels into the earthquake-struck town.