Send your letters and documents to a street, rural, New Zealand Post PO Box or Private Bag address within New Zealand.
Standard Post has a delivery target of up to three working days nationwide and offers a range of letter sizes and postage options.
The required postage to send mail by Standard Post is based on the size and weight of your letter or document.
|Envelope size*||Max dimensions (height x length)||Max weight (incl. envelope)||Max thickness||Required postage|
(eg. E9, DLE, cheque mailer)
|130mm x 235mm||500g||6mm||$1.40
(or 1 x KiwiStamp)
|165mm x 235mm||500g||10mm||$2.70|
(eg. E35, A4)
|260mm x 385mm||1kg||20mm||$4.00|
Items larger than 260mm x 385mm, thicker than 20mm, or heavier than 1kg are classified as parcels.
* Refer to our online shop for more envelope sizes.
Sending mail by Standard Post
To send a letter or document by Standard Post place it in a blank envelope, correctly addressed and with the correct postage or use a Standard Post Postage Included Envelope. If you are a business you can use a Digital Postage Meter impression.
Post your mail in the Standard Post slot of a New Zealand Post street posting box or PostShop letter slot. Or to get a New Zealand Post Account and discuss having your mail picked up, talk to us today.
Cover for loss or damage, prohibited & restricted items
Before sending mail items, make sure your item is safe to send and will be covered if it goes missing or is damaged. Make sure you read about our cover for loss or damage and prohibited & restricted items.