Coast Palms and Cycads only freights within New Zealand.
We freight with two companies, Rockeater Plant Movers, who are based in Otaki and can carry plants in excess of 2.5 metres high (3 metres including bag height) . Rockeater freight to the main centres of New Zealand only and do not freight any further down the South Island than Christchurch. They do freight to Nelson and Blenheim.
We also use Mainfreight who are general freighters. The big convenience with Mainfreight is that they will freight to outlying areas and have New Zealand wide coverage. However, their trucks will carry a maximum height of 2.4 metres (including bag height)and their city based smaller trucks will carry around 2 metres of height (including bag height).
We do not use couriers.
We have a minimum purchase requirement of $165 including GST for website and nationwide orders. This has been extended to a $300 minimum spend during our sales times and reverts back to $165 after these periods. This does not include freight.
Our freight costs are based on a volume measurement.
We can stack plants several high in order to minimize the freight costs to our customers.
We will always send plants on a wooden pallet, wrapped in a plastic film for protection.
Palm trees and plants are relatively light, in terms of freighted goods, so the more you order the more cost effective the freight charge will be (per plant).
We will always require an exact order, stating bag grades as shown in our catalogue before we can give any indication or estimation of freight costs. We also require you to state the suburb or specific area you request delivery to. I.e. Newtown, Wellington rather than just Wellington /or Devonport, Auckland rather than just the North Shore, Auckland.
Unfortunately, we cannot reply to email enquiries about freight if they do not contain this information.
Indicative Delivery Charges Around NZ
The tables below are intended to provide an indicative freight charge guide.
We have provided two rates – one for 0.6m3 and the other for 2.2m3. The two sizes of pallet will allow for approximately the following to be shipped.
0.6m3 (about a one-third pallet): able to fit approx 12 x 6 litre plants at 1.5m high.
2.2m3 (full pallet): able to fit approx 30 x 6 litre plants at 1.5m high OR 15 x 30 litre plants at 1.8m high.
In terms of the charges listed below there are often different “areas” for the main centres with costs going up as you get out of the main CBD which is normally AREA 1. If you want door to door delivery then select your area if you are in one of the main centres otherwise pick the nearest town from those below to get an indication of costs.
If you are prepared to take a trailer into the Mainfreight depot and pickup from there, then your rate will be that listed as AREA 1.
Where pricing of the small pallet (0.6m3) is around $50 or less, reducing the pallet size further is unlikely to make a difference. This is because minimum charges apply.
|BLENHEIM||Within 5kms of town||$116||$425|
|GISBORNE||Within 5kms of town||$65||$232|
|HAMILTON||Within 5kms of town||$31||$92|
|Haumoana, Stortford Lodge, Raureka, Tomoana, Twyford, Whakatu.|
|LEVIN||Within 5kms of town||$52||$180|
|NAPIER||Within 5kms of town||$50||$175|
|NELSON||Within 5kms of town||$115||$420|
|NEW PLYMOUTH||AREA 1||$50||$180|
|With 6kms of town approximately.|
|NEW PLYMOUTH||AREA 2||$52||$185|
|Moturoa, Vogeltown, Spotswood, Welbourn, Waitara, Westown.|
|OPOTIKI||Within 5kms of town||$52||$185|
|PALMERSTON NORTH||Within 5kms of town||$44||$155|
|ROTORUA||Within 5kms of town||$31||$84|
|TAKAKA||Within 5kms of town||$135||$490|
|TAUPO||Within 5kms of town||$35||$120|
|TIMARU||Within 5kms of town||$88||$315|
|WAIMAUKU||Within 5kms of town||$238||$130|
|WAIROA||Within 5kms of town||$60||$220|
|WANGANUI||Within 5kms of town||$55||$190|
|Aro Valley, Brooklyn, City, Highbury, Kaiwharawhara, Kelburn, Khandallah, Lambton Quay, Mt Cook, Mt Victoria, Ngaio, Ngauranga, Northland, Oriental Bay, Pipitea, Raroa, Roseneath, Te Aro, Thorndon, Wadestown, Wellington Wharf, Wilton.|
|Alicetown, Berhampore, Broadmeadows, Chartwell, Churton Park, Crofton Downs, Evans Bay, Gracefield, Grenada, Greta Point, Happy Valley, Hataitai, Horokiwi, Island Bay, Johnsonville, Karori, Kilbirnie, Kingston Heights, Lower Hutt, Lyall Bay, Maupuia, Melrose, Miramar, Moera, Mornington, Newlands, Newtown, Paparangi, Parklands, Petone, Rongotai, Seatoun, Seaview, Strathmore, Vogeltown, Wellington Airport, Woodridge.|
|Ascot Park, Avalon, Belmont, Breaker Bay, Cannons Creek, Elsdon, Grenada North, Harbour View, Houghton Bay, Karaka Bay, Kelson, Kenepuru, Korokoro, Kowhai Park, Linden, Manor Park, Maungaraki, Melling, Naenae, Normandale, Onepoto, Owhiro Bay, Pomare, Porirua, Pt Howard, Ranui Heights, Taita, Tawa, Titahi Bay, Waiwhetu, Waterloo, Wingate, Woburn.|
|Aotea, Camborne, Eastbourne, Haywards, Heretaunga, Karehana Bay, Mana, Moonshine, Paekakariki, Papakowhai, Paremata, Pauatahanui, Pinehaven, Plimmerton, Riverstone Terraces, Silverstream, Stokes Valley, Timberlea, Totara Park, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wainuiomata, Waitangirua, Wallaceville, Whitby.|
|WHAKATANE||Within 5kms of town||$32||$75|
|WHITIANGA||Within 5kms of town||$50||$180|