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New Zealand Postal Code

New Zealand is small island nation which is located in the south pacific ocean with maximum population of only 4.5 million people and it is famous for its rugby sports team. New Zealand consists of 2 main islands which are north island and south island, the closest neighbourhood country to New Zealand is Australia and the sea food is most famous and common type of food that the people of New Zealand prefers.

Land Area

New Zealand covers the total area of 268,021 km² and it has been ranked 75th largest nation in the world in terms of land area. New Zealand shares maritime borders {water area border} with American Samoa (United States), Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia (France), Kiribati, Samoa, and Tonga.

Water Area

New Zealand contains total water of 1.6% of worlds water, which is because of the whole island is surrounded by the water and the main source of water for the people of New Zealand is from the river, groundwater, or other source which is from the water is taken. Most of New Zealand's drinking-water comes from the ground water, and the remainder of water comes from surface sources.


over 100 Mountains are there in New Zealand but some of them are still classified into steeps and out of these mount aoraki is the highest elevated mountain in the New Zealand which elevates up to 3,724 meters, and the smallest is bluff hill which elevates up to 101 meters.


PIN = Postal Index Number

How to find a pin code?

Each administrative division maintains its own postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mails delivery.

New Zealand uses 4 digit pin code system in which each digit has some different indications which is shown below;

  • First digit indicates the delivery area
  • Second and Third digit indicates the sorting area
  • Last digit indicates the Route area.

Postal Stamps

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These are some of the revenue stamps which are being used in New Zealand and the prices of these stamps are listed in the above picture.

Postal and Courier service companies list

  • A.A. Couriers Auckland
  • Post Hamilton
  • Auckland post city depot
  • Courier post Napier
  • Courier post Wellington

New Zealand Postcode
Postcode type and position 4 digits to the right of the locality name, separated from the latter by a dash.

16 M bank Street
Mount Victoria
Wellington – XXXX
New Zealand
Coding method XXXX
X (First digit) ---> Delivery area
XX (Middle 2 digit) ---> Sort area/Delivery Type X (Last digit) ---> Route Area
Address format The second line of the address indicates the sub-office, the area, the street or the village name of the addressee. A sub-district (Wellington) might optionally be given on the line before the district name and the postcode.
Examples Mr.XXX   addressee
16 M bank Street   sub-office (area /street /village)
Mount Victoria   city (delivery post office)
Wellington – XXXX   locality - postcode
New Zealand   country

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • What is the postal code for the capital of New Zealand?
    The capital city of New Zealand is Wellington and its postal code is 5012, 5016, 5028, 6011, 6012, 6021, 6022, 6023, 6035, 6037, and 6972.
  • How many digits are found in the New Zealand postal code?
    There are four digits found in the New Zealand postal code.
  • What is the official name of the postal service in New Zealand?
    The official postal name of New Zealand is New Zealand Post.
  • How many postal codes does New Zealand have?
    There are more than 1,856 postal codes in New Zealand.
  • Do all villages in New Zealand have postal codes?
    All important towns and villages in New Zealand have postal codes.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of New Zealand.
    The three-letter country code of New Zealand is NZL.