Media archive

Feel the Lions roar with a commemorative stamp and coin

24 May 2017
New Zealand Post is celebrating The British & Irish Lions Tour 2017 with an official stamp and coin release.

New state-of-the-art delivery hub for New Zealand Post at Christchurch Airport

22 May 2017
New Zealand Post’s newest facility, the Southern Operations Centre at Christchurch Airport’s Dakota Park, opens today. The purpose-built building will serve as an overnight courier, parcels, processing and distribution hub for the South Island.

New Taranaki Operations Centre opens in New Plymouth

16 May 2017
New Zealand Post’s new Taranaki Operations Centre officially opens today at Smart Road, Waiwhakaiho, New Plymouth (Monday 15 May).

NZ Post offers free redirection service to Edgecumbe residents

19 April 2017
New Zealand Post is offering Edgecumbe residents a free two-month redirection service following the flooding.

Ellen Knight, mother who lost three sons, featured in WW1 stamps

3 April 2017
New Zealand Post tells the story of mother of 10 Ellen Knight, who lost three sons during the war, in its latest series of stamps commemorating the First World War.

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.

NZ Post signs landmark agreement with China logistics giant

24 March 2017
New Zealand Post this week signed an agreement with the Henan Bonded Logistics Centre (HNBLC) and Trademonster that will simplify access for New Zealand companies to one of world’s largest consumer markets.

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.