Concerns about undelivered mail in parts of Queenstown were voiced by the Queenstown Lakes District Council to New Zealand Post five months ago but were ignored, it was revealed yesterday.
New Zealand Post will later this year launch a digital product aimed at its larger clients, which includes government departments, telecommunication companies, banks and energy companies.
The proposed cutbacks in services at New Zealand Post are perhaps the strongest signals yet of the radical changes happening in society as a result of the spread of digital technologies.
New Zealand Post is looking at cutting back its delivery services from six days a week to three and reducing staff numbers as it seeks to weather a sharp and "irreversible" downturn in postal revenue.
New Zealand Post is working quickly to move into the digital age as fewer letters are posted and customers look for change.
New Zealand Post Group lost $35.6 million in the year to June due to "a number of adverse impacts", compared with a $1.3 million net profit the year before.
A giant postcard is on its way to New Zealand Post chief executive Brian Roche, as the campaign continues to save the Dunedin Post Shop in the Exchange before its closure on June 23.
Mayor Dave Cull's claim he understood New Zealand Post was making a commercial decision in closing the Dunedin metro branch has disappointed those campaigning to keep it open.
New Zealand Post intends to keep the post office box lobby at its Dunedin metro branch in the Exchange and try to alleviate the parking and queue concerns at the Moray Pl branch, a spokesman says.
A petition aimed at convincing New Zealand Post to retain its post office in Dunedin's Exchange will hit the streets today.
Dunedin's Exchange area could soon be without a post office for the first time in more than 150 years.
A number of New Zealand Post workers are set to lose their jobs as the company looks to cut costs by closing outlets.
An aggrieved postal worker who tried to settle a score with her superiors by stealing items pre-Christmas was sentenced to community work today.
New Zealand Post is looking for another business to house its Roxburgh agency, after the expected closure of the Roxburgh Four Square shop today.
The first study of the reputations of New Zealand's corporations has given top honours to New Zealand Post. But how does it stack up in the most important area of all - its mail delivery performance? Mark Price arranged for flocks of empty envelopes to be let loose around the country and then waited.
Writing was the easy part - pruning the number of words was a different story, says young author Kit Pascoe.
New Zealand Post Group today confirmed a net profit after tax of $1.3 million for the financial year to the end of June.
The Government has confounded pundits by agreeing to provide uncalled capital to New Zealand Post and Kiwibank, thereby keeping them out of the hands of the private sector.
New Zealand Post's traditional business was eroding and the state-owned enterprise faced the challenge of how to respond, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said yesterday.
New Zealand Post is threatening to remove the post box at Waldronville, near Dunedin, if it is vandalised again, leaving locals to travel 3km to Green Island to post their letters.