by Kelly Hudson | Mar 24, 2023 | New Zealand, Service Alerts
NZ Post of New Zealand has confirmed that the local states of emergency in response to Cyclone Gabrielle have been lifted in Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti/Gisborne regions.
Both regions are now in a ‘response and transition to recovery phase’. Road infrastructure is still affected in these regions therefore delivery delays are still to be expected.
by Kelly Hudson | Feb 17, 2023 | New Zealand, Service Alerts
New Zealand Post has confirmed that a national state of emergency was declared on 14th February 2023 in response to Cyclone Gabrielle.
Owing to the severity of this weather event and the scale of the emergency, the central government has taken over from the local authorities and is now managing the response in accordance with the Civil Defence Act.
In order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its customers and staff, New Zealand Post has decided to implement the following measures:
- Suspension of all deliveries in red alert areas;
- Suspension of air network operations;
- Suspension of all line haul services to the Far North, Gisborne and Coromandel areas.
New Zealand Post is currently conducting an assessment and the situation is being monitored closely.
by Kelly Hudson | May 20, 2022 | New Zealand, Service Alerts
New Zealand Post has announced that the majority of services have returned to normal following the relaxation of covid restrictions, however, they are still affected by absenteeism across its workforce.
by Kelly Hudson | Jan 23, 2022 | New Zealand, Service Alerts
New Zealand Post has confirmed that the New Zealand Government has announced an application of the red setting of the ‘traffic light’ COVID protection framework throughout the country.
As a business that provides essential services, New Zealand Post will continue to operate under the red setting. Physical distancing and reduced workforce mean delays to services are to be expected.
by Kelly Hudson | Oct 29, 2021 | New Zealand, Service Alerts
New Zealand Post has advised that they are currently experiencing difficulties in providing air transit services to Nauru as a result of the global pandemic.
As a result, New Zealand post has reluctantly decided to pause all post to Nauru. They will advise a further update when the service improves.
by Kelly Hudson | Jun 1, 2021 | New Zealand, Service Alerts
New Zealand Post has advised that heavy rain in the South Island of New Zealand since Monday, 28th May 2021 has led to significant and extensive floods and landslides, road closures, and bridges damaged and destroyed. A state of emergency has been declared for the entire Canterbury region. Landslides and floodwaters are expected to continue to disrupt road transport and travel, making some roads impassable and isolating communities. Helicopter rescues have been in operation lifting people to safety, the army has been deployed to assist with evacuations and Civil Defence has set up emergency welfare shelters.