How to set up NZ Post Express


NZ Post Express is a courier service from NZ Post. NZ Post Express has a 30 to 180 minute delivery target for sending letters or documents across town in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, and same day delivery between almost anywhere in New Zealand.

Starshipit's integration with NZ Post allows you to use all of Starshipit's features including generation of packing slips and shipping labels, auto-correction of addresses, branded tracking and notifications and many more

Starshipit is fully integrated with NZ Post services including their domestic, international and express offerings. These three services are represented as three different couriers in Starshipit:

  • NZ Post Domestic
  • NZ Post International
  • NZ Post Express

In order to use any of these couriers on Starshipit you will need to request commercial access to the NZ Post API.

This article is for setting up NZ Post International. For setting up NZ Post Express you will also need to setup NZ Domestic for the setup to work.

1. Request commercial access to use NZ Post with Starshipit

Follow the steps in the below guide to request commercial access to use NZ Post with Starshipit.

Request commercial access to use NZ Post with Starshipit

NOTE: The process to request commercial acess only needs to be completed once if you are setting up all three couriers in Starshipit and using the same account number for all three.

2. Enter your API details in Starshipit

Typically this setup step will be completed by the Starshipit team on your behalf however if you wish to complete the setup yourself follow the below steps:

Firstly ensure NZ Post Domestic is setup:

  1. Go to Settings > Couriers > Add New Courier > NZ Post Domestic.
  2. Tick Enable NZ Post Domestic.
  3. Enter your Account Number, Client ID, and Client Secret.
  4. Click Save.

Next setup NZ Post Express:

  1. Go to Settings > Couriers > Add New Courier > NZ Post Express.
  2. Tick Enable NZ Post Express.
  3. Enter your Account Number
  4. Click Save.

Other relevant information for you

To know more about NZ Post's eShip services, click here

For for more information on NZ Post eShip and Starshipit, click here

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