New to NZ

Welcome to New Zealand! We’ll help you get settled in – whether you’re here to stay, you’re working, studying, or just on an extended holiday.

Apply for an IRD number

You’ll need an IRD number if you want to work or study in New Zealand. This is required by the Inland Revenue Department for tax purposes. New Zealand Post can help you apply for one, just visit your local PostShop.

Transfer money internationally

You can send and receive money using our domestic and international money transfers. It’s secure and easy – you don’t even need a bank account.

Sending letters and parcels home

International Air gives you a low-cost way to send letters and parcels. We deliver to over 220 destinations worldwide with a target delivery time of 3-10 working days.

For faster delivery, try International Courier. It has a target delivery time of 2-6 working days and is available to 46 key destinations worldwide.

If it’s urgent choose International Express Courier our prestige courier service. This service is available to over 220 destinations worldwide with a target delivery time of 1-5 working days.

Register a vehicle, pay bills

PostShops are a convenient place to register your car or motorcycle, pay household bills and top-up your mobile phone.