The Act requires every postal operator to identify the mail they carry by marking items with a 'postal identifier' – a stamp, marking or impression that is unique to each operator and clearly represents to the public which operator has carried the item.
The 2018 Deed of Amendment provided for a review of the terms of the Deed to be completed by 1 March 2021. On 30 March 2022, New Zealand Post and the Crown agreed to extend the date for completion of a review by no later than 30 June 2024.
The 2013 Deed of Amendment and Restatement provided for a review of the terms of the Deed to be completed by 1 November 2018. On 30 October 2018, New Zealand Post and the Crown agreed to extend the date for a scheduled review out until 1 March 2021.
The regulations require New Zealand Post to disclose certain information to the public, including terms and conditions of our products and services and access agreements with other postal operators.
Under the regulations, New Zealand Post Limited is also required to disclose the following information in its annual report:
the number of delivery points in each of the categories specified in the Deed;
the number of post centres and post shops at the close of each financial year;
in relation to the delivery of letters within New Zealand, the results of an independent survey on the percentage of letters delivered within advertised deadlines, the percentage delivered within three days of advertised deadlines, and the percentage not delivered within three days of advertised deadlines; and
separate profit and loss statements for letters carried within New Zealand for less than 80 cents (the previously reserved area); and other services.