Changes to our rates and services from 1 July 2017

On 1 July 2017 we increased the price of some of our postage products and services.

Domestic letters

The cost of sending a standard letter using FastPost has increased.

FastPost

Size New postage from 1 July 2017 (incl gst)
Medium from $1.80 to $2.30
Large from $2.80 to $3.30
Oversize from $3.80 to $4.30

Domestic parcels

There was an increase of 2.55% for all Domestic Parcel products and services on commercial accounts, including CourierPost, Pace and ParcelPost. This price adjustment from 1 July 2017 was the first increase for these services since July 2015.

If you have any questions or feedback please contact your New Zealand Post Account Manager, or call our Business Team on 0800 501 501 and press option 3.

Please note the Rural & Saturday delivery changes listed below apply to NZ Post retail services sent through the NZ Post network.

Rural delivery surcharge

The rural delivery surcharge through the postal network for Tracked, Courier and Courier Signature parcels increased from $3.20 to $3.70.

Saturday delivery surcharge

The Saturday delivery surcharge through the postal network for Courier and Courier Signature parcels increased from $4.70 to $4.90.

International services

International Air (Par Avion) parcels under 2kg (all zones) increased by an average of 4%.

International Express Courier parcels Rest of the World (Zone E) increased by 10%.

International Express Courier documents

International Express Courier documents (all zones) increased by $5 for items weighing 0.5kg to 1kg (inclusive). See below.

International Express Courier documents Rest of the World (Zone E) increased by 10% for items over 1kg.

Destination Current postage (chargeable weight) Current postage (chargeable weight)
0.5kg 1 Kilogram
Australia (Zone A) $36.42 $45.19
South Pacific (Zone B) $59.01 $69.06
Asia (Zone C) $59.01 $69.06
North America, Canada, UK & Europe (Zone D) $69.06 $86.66
Rest of the world (Zone E) $69.06 $86.66

Poste Restante

Poste Restante storage costs have been aligned to Hold My Mail weekly charges with the first week’s storage for free. The fees depend on how long you want to use this service.

Duration

Poste Restante fee (incl gst)

From 1 day up to 1 week Free
Up to 2 weeks $11.00
Up to 3 weeks $16.50
Up to 4 weeks $22.00
Up to 5 weeks $27.50
Up to 6 weeks $33.00
Up to 7 weeks $38.50
Up to 8 weeks $44.00
Up to 9 weeks $49.50

See our questions and answers about this price change.