What are you sending?

We provide different postal options to ensure that your item gets where it's going quickly and securely.

Parcels

A parcel is any item that is too large to be sent as a letter.

Maximum size for Parcels

Length: 1.5 m
Weight: 25 kg
Volume: 0.125 m³

Note: Volume is calculated by height (m) × length (m) × thickness (m).

View your sending options for oversized items

Letters

A letter includes postcards or small items that can fit into an envelope.

Maximum dimensions for Letters

Weight: 1 kg
Thickness: 20 mm
Height: 260 mm
Length: 385 mm


Across Town boundaries

When using our Rate Finder or buying print postage online

Find out what area of your town or city is within the Across Town boundary. If the addresses you are sending from/to are not within the same Across Town boundary, Within Island or Nationwide rates apply. Different systems are used in-store to calculate rates and occasionally may produce a different price than our Rate Finder.

Ashburton
Auckland
Blenheim
Christchurch
Dunedin
Gisborne
Greymouth
Hamilton
Invercargill
Napier/Hastings
Nelson
New Plymouth
Oamaru
Palmerston North
Paraparaumu
Queenstown
Rotorua
Taupo
Tauranga
Thames
Timaru
Wellington
Westport
Whanganui
Whangarei

Across town boundaries when using prepaid zonal tickets

North Island (PDF - 9.2MB)
South Island (PDF - 9.2MB)