RD Businesses For Sale / Wanted

1) Northland

For Sale

Rural Delivery Business Hikurangi area. Included in the sale is a brand new Hyundai i load. This run goes out to Whananaki Beach and services around 360 customers. For more details please contact Fiona 0272226832 or email fiona.oldershaw@xtra.co.nz


RD2 Hikurangi

Traditional farming community with increasing numbers of lifestyle blocks.

 245km Monday to Friday and 175km on Saturday.

 510 delivery points and counting.

 Secondary vehicle an iLoad 2017 included in sale at no extra cost. Contact Heinz/Heidi on 021 024 05444 or email us at rd2hika@gmail.com

Wanting to Buy

2) Auckland

For Sale

RD3 Waiuku. Mon to frid 723 delivery points plus Castaway Resort, no herald newspapers. The run is approx 134 kms daily and 28.5 hours a week, one person operation. A continuous growing route. Serious inquiries only to michelle.lennard@xtra.co.nz or call  02040155279.


RD 1 Kumeu approximately 700 box holders 85kms day Monday Friday delivering mail, parcels, circulars, also Kumeu urban area delivering parcels only 43 kms currently have 1 staff member delivering urban 3 to 4 days week another staff member delivering part of rural area .

 Disclaimer to be signed prior to financial records been disclosed.

 NZ Post approval, Police check, clean drivers license drug test mandatory.

 Please contact Chrissy 0274984997 huntsville@xtra.co.nz 


For Sale RD4 Waiuku great run for husband and wife 732 box holders 2 van operation enjoy all the beautiful beaches from Te Toda to Big Bay and Manukau Heads can come with brand new LDV and 2019 LDV and 2016 Hyundai iload as spare van if required pH 021481946 or email sfcook@xtra.co.nz


RD3 Kaukapakapa.(NZ Post contract) Parcels, mail, heralds and advertising flyers.

Approx 550 customers over a 108km run – thriving rural area inclusive of the local Kaukapakapa township plus routes spurring off the Kaipara coast highway – including Makarau, Tahekeroa and Haruru roads – a great chance to be your own boss.

Contact: Keith Wood  Email : spacey1960@gmail.com


RD 1, TUAKAU FOR SALE. Approximately 650 customers. Based out of Pokeno. Approximately 180kms per day. Starts at the Tuakau bridge and finishes in Mercer. Comes with a 2023 Toyota Hi Ace.

Can be run by one person.

Please contact Janet 027 426 2696 or kjfoley@farmside.co.nz

Wanted to Buy

3) Waikato

For Sale

RD6 Te Awamutu

 This run takes us all around the Pirongia area (near Te Awamutu), we get some stunning views all the way down to the Mountains at National Park from many locations on our RD which includes several roads which go up Mt Pirongia.

 The run is about 750 Boxes and 220km, it's currently a single van run and we use two, but NZ Post are about to do a review the run and due to road speed changes the run may loose about 20 boxes. We have a relief driver who is prepared to stay on for a new owner and do 2 days P/W on 1/2 of the run.

We can be contacted via email barry@glonet.co.nz.


For Sale RD4 ohiniwhai based at Huntly 310 customers 1 person operation at present later in the year factory opening with over 1200 houses been built and will increase income dramatically all interested people will need to be interviewed by nzpost and pass police alcohol and drug test for more information phone sherry 02108600231 or email sfcook@xtra.co.nz 

Wanted to Buy

Rural Delivery run wanted in the Te Kuiti or Otorohanga

Please contact Avisheel Chand 027 578 8016 281122


Ohaupo Waikato  area. I want to buy a rural delivery business. Please contact 027 941 9281 or salvadorscafe@hotmail.com. 


Rural Delivery Run wanted in the Te Awamutu / Cambridge area.

Please contact Michelle : 021 042 4135

4) Bay of Plenty

For Sale

Rural Post Delivery business for sale: RD1 Turangi.

Easily operated by 1 person:  563 delivery points, 233 kms per day .

Operates Mon-Fri ONLY, no early morning start.

To be sold as a going concern with a sign written 2022 Nissan Navara with canopy. As of 01/10/22 28600km

Training provided.  Current owner willing to be a relief driver. 

Confidentiality agreement to be signed prior to financial records being disclosed. NZ Post approval as well as police check, clean drivers license and drug test mandatory.

Contact Mike on 022 098 4959 or email us at mtacresltd@gmail.com 

Wanted to Buy

5) East Cost North Island

For Sale

RD10 Hastings run for sale.  One van run delivering Hastings to Clifton.  Approx 120km per day and 540 mailboxes. All sealed roads, a great mix of homes, lifestyle and businesses.  Please email initial inquiries to aimeeandbrad@gmail.com.

Wanted to Buy

Wanting to Buy:  I'm looking in the Manawatu / Dannevirke, Waipukurau Areas.  Looking for a 1 person run with 1 vehicle and prefer 5 days a week.

 Richard Koolen 

0274176576   rkoolen@outlook.co.nz.                  110624

6) West Coast North Island

For Sale

RD1 Porirua.

Rural Delivery Business for Sale Porirua (encompassing Pauatahanui, Moonshine and surrounds). A really unique opportunity for the right person (people). Proven year on year growth with massive future potential  

• 145 km Monday - Friday   • Current 5 day contract   

• 550 approximate customers and counting. 

Can be one vehicle, we chose two (lifestyle). 

Please contact Derry on 027 64 33206 or email dermot.horgan57@gmail.com 



This Wainuiomata Rural business is for sale, first time in 19yrs. If you love the outdoors and meeting people this could be the job for you. You will be delivering mail, parcels, papers and circulars. 

●Hours approx 27 hrs a week ●5 days a week. Mon-Fri covering 77.36kms, approx 260 delivery points ●Contract in place with NZPost till Nov 2024. (renewed every 3 years) ●Need to pass a drug test and police check. ●You will need to have a Full clean NZ drivers license. ●Able to lift up to 25 kgs. ●7.30am starts with flexibility. Included at no extra cost station wagon 2004 Toyota Fielder 1.8 engine. Petrol, Automatic, Amber beacon, sign written. The extra income is generated from Parcel deliveries for PBT Couriers, Post Haste Couriers, NZ Couriers. All enquiries to karenpasene@gmail.com or phone 027 875 8839


Rural RD Business for Sale – North Taranaki

 For sale is the RD 44, 45, 47 & 48 Urenui.  We have owned this mail run for 5 and a half years and looking at retirement.  This is a very busy high revenue run.   With Covid 19 this business is classed as an essential business.    Approximately 450 delivery points, plus the delivery of mail and freight to Contractor RD 1 Mokau.  This is a 6 day business with approx 320 kms Monday to Friday and 150 kms on Saturday.

 The contract is with NZ Post delivering mail, subscription Daily New papers, circulars & increasing parcels.  The successful purchasers must pass a NZ Post clearance – Credit and police check,  clean full drivers license and pass a drug test. 

 Full training and support will be provided.  POA.

Contact alan.gulliver@hotmail.com with your contact details and I will make contact with you.

 AR & RJ Gulliver RD Account

RD 44-48 Urenui


For Sale

RD8/11 Palmerston North

Approximately 400 delivery points, 82km per day. Good one person run. Monday to Friday, shorter day Saturday. 

Plus vehicle at valuation  

Ph Chris 0275107292 email calctrust@gmail.com 


Wanted to Buy

Wanted to buy rural run wanted in Taranaki , please call 0278903596 or haideeparkinson@gmail.com


Are you thinking of selling? I am a motivated buyer! I would like to buy a rural delivery run near Whanganui. I am willing to consider any size run. Finance is ready and available. Please contact Mark Ph: 022 100 1753                                             110723

7) Nelson/ West Coast

For Sale

RD1 Motueka. Great Rural Delivery run. for more details contact Jason 021 706852

RD1 Motueka, 560 Delivery points 128 km

6 day run. Includes 1 or 2 Vans  Negotiable

Contact Jason Ph 021706852



RD Dobson bussinesses for sale.

We have owned these for 20 years and loved every minute of it. But have to retire sometime.

This run is based out of Greymouth on the laid back beautiful West Coast.

RD Dobson covers approx 199ks daily with around 330 delivery points 5 days weekly, Monday to Friday taking approx 7.5 hrs. It covers Lake Brunner & Lake Haupiri areas with a mix of residential, rural and commercial customers. This run has 2021 LDV van with the run with low km,s

 If you are tried of the city life and want a good business and relaxed life style this is for you.

Inquires    Heather 022 0106997 for more details


RD1 Richmond

Approx 1200 boxes and 300km Monday to Friday operated with a primary van, and 2 additional NZ Post paid vans. Saturday is currently operating with two vans. Currently being run with 3 people working full-time and a casual. The area is still growing with new subdivisions being built now and more coming in the near future. Good mix of residential and business customers, with businesses increasing as more people work from home. Excellent growth through covid. Price by negotiation plus vans at valuation, 3 x Hiace vans, 1 x Jumbo Hiace. 

For more information contact Claire at sutherlandcows@gmail.com 


Wanting to Buy

8) Canterbury/ North Otago

For Sale

A rare opportunity to purchase a NZ Post Rural Delivery Contract in the Selwyn District

Please phone 021 998205 for further information.


Rural Delivery run for sale Ashburton area. Approximately 330 boxes and 200km. For more details and price contact logansistersltd@gmail.com 

Marion and Kath



RD7 Ashburton rural mail business for sale with 430 boxholders. Please email Alan on susan.hop@hotmail.co.nz, for further information.


For Sale  Leeston RD3 due to retirement. Based at Rolleston Appox 480boxes and 270km. Currently one operator with apart timer. Six day week with a 2021 LDV van that can be purchased at valuation.  Phone David 0272278400 for more info .     


RD2 Christchurch-Motukarara 

227.88 KM Monday-Friday and 197.00 km Saturday. 993 Delivery points with continuous growth of lifestyle blocks and subdivisions in the area . 2 Sign written LDV vans also available and a full time staff available also .

 Phone 02040105771 or 021420140


For sale rural delivery mail run South Canterbury / Timaru area  approx 580 boxes and 270 kms 6 days a week, 1/2 person  operation. for more details and price contact . Tony 0274191195 


RD1 Timaru. A rare opportunity to purchase a NZ Post Rural Mail Delivery Contract up For Sale. A well established run owned for many years, regretful sale but time to retire. Must have a clean drivers license and be approved by NZ Post. Price and all details on application for motivated purchasers.

For more information email  maxandkerry@xtra.co.nz

or Ph 027 694 7944 240424

Wanting to Buy

9) Otago/ Southland

For Sale

Rural Delivery run for sale: RD1 & RD2 ROXBURGH This is a Mon – Fri run with Sat morning papers only, to approx. 400 delivery points with a mix of farming, lifestyle and residential properties. This is a 189klm run comprising of 153klms RD2 & 38 klms RD1 can be combined and done by one person, however it is currently run by a husband and wife team and split. RD2 takes approximately 6.5 hrs and RD1 takes 3hrs this time includes the processing of mail and parcels. Base income paid monthly from NZ Post plus monthly income from other delivery partners including Allied Press and Stuff. Income has increased over the past 4 years. This business is being sold as a going concern and includes a Mitsibishi Triton Ute with canopy 2020 along with a Toyota Spade 2015. The Mitsibishi ute has one more year on current contract until November 2024. The run can be sold without the vehicles if preferred. For more information email : gandjknight@xtra.co.nz

Wanted to Buy