Big freeze continues to affect mail deliveries
Snow and ice have disrupted mail deliveries for a second day running across significant parts of the country.
New Zealand Post spokesman Michael Tull says postal staff have pulled out all the stops to resume mail deliveries where possible – but road closures and icy conditions have created some unavoidable delays.
Details of the affected areas follow:
|Taranaki||Stratford||Limited delivery due to icy areas. Posties to assess each street on a case-by-case basis.|
|Eltham||No delivery due to weather.|
|Manawatu||Palmerston North, Levin and Fielding.||No delivery due to weather.|
|Wairarapa||Masterton, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Martinborough.||No delivery due to weather.|
|Eketahuna, Dannevirke, Ohakune, Raetihi, Waioru and Taihape.||No delivery due to weather.|
|Wellington||Wellington City, Hutt Valley, Porirua and Kapiti Coast.||No delivery due to Wellington Mail Centre closed overnight, and ongoing weather issues in some suburbs.|
|Nelson / Blenheim||Nelson, Richmoind, Takaka, Motueka, Blenheim, Picton and Havelock.||Full delivery today - but only delivery yesterday's mail and locally posted mail due to Christchurch Mail Centre being closed.|
|Canterbury / West Coast||Christchurch and Ashburton.||No delivery due to weather.|
|Timaru and Greymouth.||No out of town mail received this morning. Only locally posted mail to be processed and delivered.|
|Lower South Island||Alexandra, Queenstown, Wanaka and Gore.||No delivery due to weather.|
|Dunedin||Delivery to most parts today. Posties to assess each street on a case-by-case basis.|
|Oamaru||Most area to be delivered to except for some streets on hills.|