New Zealand Post would like to advise all IPC members that a recent 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the South Island has caused disruption to operations in large areas of the country since November 14th. 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.

An update on the situation will be provided in a few days’ time.

Update 2/9/17:

The designated operator of New Zealand, New Zealand Post, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that the situation in the areas affected by the earthquake on 14 November 2016 is now back to normal.

New Zealand Post thanks all designated operators for their understanding.