Our Delivery Guarantee

if the goods are not in excellent condition they will be returned to us at no cost to the customer.

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New Zealand's Premier Whitebait Supplier Delivering Throughout New Zealand.

The Mainland Trader is New Zealand's premier whitebait supplier to the hospitality industry and the general public delivering directly to customers nationwide home or workplace delivery.

Our catch is a product of some of the mighty glacial fed rivers of South Westland New Zealand. We are  based in the "South Island"(The Mainland) of New Zealand.

All orders will be confirmed with the customer by us before any payments will be taken.

New customers payment is required before dispatch of goods.

Method of payment is Visa/Mastercard or internet banking.

If making an internet payment send us a payment receipt and there will be no wait  we will dispatch goods immediately.


Our Delivery Guarantee -  if the goods are not in excellent condition they will be returned to us at no cost to the customer.

Our delivery systems are excellent with zero hiccups and we deliver all over NZ(overnight).


West Coast whitebait (photo, right) is regarded as the best in the world. We can ensure the quality of our product plus competitive pricing.

The whitebait season is open between 15 August and 30 November (inclusive) in all areas of New Zealand except the West Coast of the South Island and the Chatham Islands.

The Westcoast season commences 1st September and finishes 14th November.


We Welcome

* Internet website orders

* Email orders     jason@mainlandtrader.nz


* Text orders

   Anytime day or night 24/7.

* Pre -Season and Early  orders are also welcome. We will also store your order until you are ready to have it delivered.

* Nationwide despatches are done Monday to Thursday arriving at your place Tuesday to Friday.

* International customers can arrange an order with suitable packaging for departure.

* Call Us To Order 6am to 10pm 7 Days -  021 288 0891







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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

021-288-0891