Covid-19 Update – 8 September 2021

From 11:59pm last night, all of New Zealand excluding the greater Auckland area moved to Alert Level 2. At this time, the greater Auckland area still remains at Alert Level 4. Auckland This means that there is no change to existing operations from our Auckland warehouses, and we are still only able to distribute the […]

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Covid-19 Update – 31 August 2021

Yesterday the Prime Minister advised that the greater Auckland area would remain at Alert Level 4 for at least a further 2 weeks, while Northland is likely to move to Alert Level 3 at 11.59pm on Thursday and the rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 3 from 11:59pm tonight. Auckland This means […]

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Covid-19 Update Alert Level 4 – 18 August 2021

Last night the Prime Minister and Director-General of Health advised that there would be a change from the Alert Level 1 across New Zealand to Alert Level 4 for all of New Zealand due to a case of Covid-19  being recorded in the community. As a result, we have enacted our Covid-19 Response Plan. At this stage […]

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Weather-Related Freight Delays – 29 June 2021

Wild weather across many parts of New Zealand has caused a number of road closures and cancelled Cook Strait ferry crossings, resulting in significant freight delays. There are currently no inter-island road freight movements (transport and courier two day service). However, overnight courier services are currently still available. Further to this, there are a number […]

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Freight Update – 2 June 2021

An alternative route to SH1 is now available, enabling freight to start moving south from Christchurch again. This alternative route adds considerable time on to the movements, and rail is still closed south of Christchurch, affecting volumes of freight able to be sent. Our courier and freight partners have huge backlogs of freight which will […]

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Freight Update – 1 June 2021

Freight is still unable to move south from Christchurch following the closure of the Ashburton bridge this morning, with no alternative routes currently available. Our carriers have requested that all south-bound consignments be held at our warehouses until the roads are reopened or an alternative route is available. It is likely that delivery service levels […]

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Significant Weather Event – Courier and Transport Delays

As has been reported over the last 48 hours, heavy rain has fallen throughout the Canterbury region causing widespread flooding. Road closures and flooding have seriously affected access to much of this region and will cause ongoing delays to service levels until such time as the flooding clears. Delivery operations from our carriers are suspended […]

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Christmas and New Year Hours – December 2020 / January 2021

Office Hours Our offices will be closed on all statutory holidays, with a skeleton staff available between Christmas and New Year.   Accounts Department Our Accounts Department will be closed from midday on 24 December 2020 and re-open on 6 January 2021. This closure will affect the timeliness of our December invoices, which will be […]

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Auckland freight delays

The serious structural damage caused to a bridge support on the Auckland Harbour Bridge late last week has forced the closure of four lanes for an indefinite period. Both north and southbound lanes are affected. Our freight partners have advised that there are likely to be significant delays to freight and courier deliveries during this […]

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Covid-19 Update – 17 August 2020

The Prime Minister has announced that the greater Auckland area will remain at Covid Alert Level 3 and the rest of the country at Covid Alert Level 2 until 11.59pm on Wednesday, 26 August. To see the precautions we have put in place, please see our News Post of 12 August 2020.

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