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Delivery Information

We suggest that before you order from The Mainland Trader you read our Shipping & Returns information carefully.

Delivery Information - Lets Keep It Simple

We always contact customers by telephone to confirm their order and delivery instructions and payment before we despatch orders.
Orders placed during weekends or public holiday(s) will be processed the following business day.

Delivery Instruction

Please tell us in the 'add comments about your order' box under delivery method where you would like your delivery placed if you are not home  when the courier calls.

(ie on the front door step).

If we do not give the courier a delivery instruction they will take the delivery back to their depot.

Payment Options
All prices include GST.
A sales invoice including GST number and relevant information will be emailed upon request.

Credit Cards - We accept MasterCard® and Visa®
New Zealand Bank Deposit - We accept New Zealand bank deposits however please note that if paying via bank deposit, that your order will not be dispatched until the payment shows into our company bank account (which can take 1-3 working days to show) or you email us a payment receipt showing the payment.

Bank Transfer Instructions

 Please wait confirmation from The Mainland Trader before making your deposit into the following account:

 Bank Name: ANZ

Account Names: The Glengarry Trading Post Ltd t/a The Mainland Trader

Account Number: 01-1158-0130328-00

 If you can use the order number or your name as your reference, that will assist us in tracking down your payment.

 Your order will not ship until we receive payment or confirmation of payment.

Shipping Options

We use Courier Post's overnight delivery service. Courier Post's target delivery is next working day, business deliveries by 12 noon, residential deliveries by 5pm. Online track & trace available. 

We also use Big Chill Distribution for the larger 20kg+ orders.(The delivery destination must be a commercial address)

International shipping is not available.

Freight Charges Including Gst


Up to 7kg

7kg to 15kg

20kg and over

North Island




South Island




Free shipping for boxes 20kg and over to a business address.

Cancel An Order

The Mainland Trader pride ourselves on our quick shipment of in stock products, same day order processing means that most domestic orders placed before 3pm central time Monday through Thursday usually leave our warehouse the same business day!
If your package has not been shipped yet, you can contact us to cancel.

Delivery Costs for Returns and Exchanges

If goods are faulty we will meet our obligations under the Consumer Guarantees Act to provide a remedy.
We will take care of any delivery costs to do with the exchange of goods, including return delivery to the customer.

Pre- Season And Early Orders Welcome Any Time

Please secure your whitebait with a pre- season or early order. In the event of a bad season we will supply customers on a first in first served basis. Early orders are also beneficial for customers as we can put your order aside for a later delivery and it is guaranteed that you will not miss out. (please type pre-season or early order in the "add comments about your order" box).

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Contact us for your whitebait requirements, either to buy or sell.

Our Location

The Mainland Trader
Clarkville , Canterbury
New Zealand 7691