⚠️☕️ UPDATE: We are closed! ☕️⚠️ We have to press pause at this point in time. All orders placed over this period will be shipped as soon as possible after the lockdown.

WE'RE STILL OPEN! (COVID-19 Level 4 Alert in place)

Our online store remains open and will continue to be until we hear that our courier services will need to be paused.

Our courier company has confirmed that they will continue to operate, providing contact-less deliveries during Level 3 and Level 4. They have advised however to expect delays due to increased freight volumes and reduced staffing.

Service updates for our courier company, Castle Parcel are available here. 

We are regularly monitoring the advice from the Ministry of Health and NZ Government concerning COVID-19.

For official updates on COVID-19 click here.



- Provide your phone number so we or the courier can contact you easily.
- Provide authority for the courier to leave your parcel in a safe spot to prevent card-to-calls. (Instructions can be provided in the notes field.)
- Our courier is unable to deliver to PO Boxes. 



We endeavour to ship daily, Monday - Friday with orders shipped the following business day. Our courier company delivers every day excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. 

Indicative delivery timeframes:

- Major centres: 1-2 business days.
- South Island and towns: 2-3 business days.
- Residential addresses can take an additional business day.
- Rural delivery add a further 2-3 business days.




All of our parcels are trackable and you will receive (check your spam folder) an automated email with a tracking number once the package is ready for distribution from our warehouse. We recommend keeping an eye on this tracking and contacting the courier company in the event of any delays.


But First Coffee will endeavour to assist in resolving any issues in the event that there is a hiccup. But First Coffee cannot be held responsible for issues outside of its control such as delays in delivery (we are unable to guarantee delivery by a set date), damage during freight or incorrect addresses. But First Coffee uses a third party courier company to ship and deliver orders on behalf of our customers. Additional costs incurred due to incorrect addresses, redirections or addresses lacking information will be on charged to the customer.

Damages and loss:

In the rear event that a parcel is lost or damaged, But First Coffee will work with the 3rd party Courier company and customer to resolve. Resolutions include but are not limited to replacement, repair or refund at But First Coffee's discretion. But First Coffee cannot take responsibility for damage or loss due to actions of the customer such as providing an incorrect address, authority to leave or other actions outside of But First Coffee's control.

Click here for our Returns and Refund Policy.



We currently offer shipping to Australia for a flat rate of $15 NZD. If you are from another country we would be happy to prepare a quote for shipping to your country. Please contact us for a quote.



Feel free to contact us or flick us a message through messenger (chat box bottom right).