* Orders made before 12pm Monday to friday will be dispatched that day, however due to unforseen circumstances the order may not be packed and sent till the following day.
Delivery costs are automatically calculated at checkout.
North Island Urban $8.00 up to 6KG, $12.00 up to 12KG, and so on up to 100KG*
Alternatively, for larger orders over 100kg (60KG SOUTH ISLAND) you can request a quote.
*Live crayfish are calculated at a higher weight due to the packaging.
*Some frozen products exceed the volume limits of the container and need to be upgraded to fit.
This is a 24-48 hour service. You can check if your address is considered rural, here. Alternatively where this service exceeds the packing requirements (for example frozen and live product) we will recommend a drop off point where you may pick up your parcel next day. Please call us to check your nearest Drop Off point.
If rural delivery is chosen and parcel is given to the a rural delivery agent please be aware the responsibility for the delivery lies with the receiver and not the sender (Takitimu).
No Rural Delivery to South Island
Packed Weights & Sizes
Fish orders are packed to the nearest weight requested, and should weigh at least the weight requested. Fillets' sizes are variable due to the nature of the whole fish. If you have a specific request for fillets, please let us know by either leaving a message in the Special Instructions box or contacting us directly and we will endeavour to meet your request.
If you exceed the limit of 5kg the system will automatically charge $5.00 freight for the up to 12KG and $7.00 for up to 20KG.
Unfortunately due to the increasing shipping costs, we can no longer include rural customers in the weekly free freight promotion. However NZ Couriers have drop off points where you may pick up your parcel. Please call us to check your nearest Drop Off point.
Your seafood will be prepared, packed and delivered to your door. Our courier services operated on an ATL (Authority to Leave) system. If you are not home it will be left on the front doorstep or at the nearest, safest location unless deemed unsafe to do so.
Our courier services are provided by Fastway Couriers and New Zealand Couriers which operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Saturday delivery depending on your location).
Please be aware we do not process orders on Saturday or Sunday.
Please do note, occasionally adverse weather conditions will affect the operations of our courier services or inter island air freight. Delivery times quoted are subject to third party acts such as courier delays and weather.
Your seafood will be packed into a secure polybin with gel packs to ensure the fish remains temperature controlled and fresh then enclosed in a plastic outer plastic bag.
If you receive your fish and it is warm, do not consume it and contact us immediately.
All Takitimu Seafoods fish is freshly caught and hand processes. The product is then controlled throughout the entire process to ensure it remains fresh and safe to eat.
Takitimu Seafoods runs an approved RMP plan audited by the New Zealand Safety Authority
All Takitimu Seafoods fresh fish has a 5-day shelf life when handled correctly. However it is recommended to consume the product within 2 days of receiving the product to maintain the quality.
When you receive your fresh seafood, remove the product from the plastic as soon as possible. Place the product on a plate and cover with a paper towel or glad wrap and refrigerated until ready to eat.
Freezing the fish for later use is fine.