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 almost anywhere in New Zealand.
  • Starshipit's integration with NZ Post allows you to use all of Starshipit's features including the 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
  • This article is for setting up NZ Post Express. When 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 this guide to request commercial access to use NZ Post with Starshipit.


This process 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:

First, ensure NZ Post Domestic is set up:

  1. Go to Settings > Couriers > Add a 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 set up 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 learn more about NZ Post's eShip services, click here.

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

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