Terms and conditions

Read our terms and conditions relating to our services for customers.

Address Verification Service Terms of Use

The address verification service is provided by New Zealand Post. These terms of use set out the commitments we make to people who use the service.

Change User Terms

The Change service is provided by New Zealand Post.


Read our competition terms and conditions.

Counter delivery

You may arrange for items sent via our postal network to be held at a PostShop or PostCentre for collection. Items addressed only to a town are treated as addresses for Counter delivery.

Domestic Terms & Conditions


Hold mail

Your mail will be held at a New Zealand Post branch for the period specified by you (up to a maximum of 12 weeks in total including extensions).

International Terms & Conditions


Parcel Leave

Leave my parcel is where a recipient provides authorisation for New Zealand Post Limited, Express Couriers Limited (CourierPost and Pace) representatives and delivery agents (“Representatives”) to sign for and leave a parcel without obtaining a signature at the time of delivery.

PO Box and Private Bag services

Terms and conditions for PO Box and Private Bag services. A PO Box or Private Bag is the secure and convenient way to have your mail delivered.

PO Box notification

The notification service provides you with an email alerting you to the presence of a mail item in your PO Box.

Postcode directory

These national and regional Postcode Directories are copyright of New Zealand Post Limited and are provided for your personal use only.

Redirect mail

New Zealand Post Limited offers the Redirection service to individuals and business customers temporarily or permanently moving address, so mail addressed to your old address will be delivered to your new address.

Rural delivery

If you live in rural New Zealand, Rural Post can deliver your mail and CourierPost items as well as provide a pick up service for outgoing mail and CourierPost items, free of charge.

Sending money internationally (Western Union)