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Delay of mail delivery in New Zealand

November 15, 2016

The designated postal operator of New Zealand has informed us that the 7.5-magnitude earthquake on the South Island has disrupted postal operations in large areas of the country. The affected areas include the Wellington region and the South Island.
Delays in the delivery of all categories of mail (letters, parcels and EMS) are expected in the coming days.

Inbound mail from New Zealand may also be delayed for the same reason.

Thank you for your kind understanding of this situation.

Destination Affected areas Mail types
New Zealand All areas
(including the Wellington region and the South Island)
All types
(EMS, Airmail* SAL and Surface mail)

Note: This information is based on a notification from the destination country. The situation may change according to the circumstances in that country.

*Airmail includes airmail postal services such as International e Packet, greeting cards, priority bulk airmail (D-mail) and non-priority bulk airmail (P-mail).

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