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We can now keep you updated when the new season catch becomes available.
If you have purchased from us previously you do not need to register.
Deliveries On Hold
We are not delivering whitebait in the current environment as we have not been guaranteed overnight delivery by our courier.(they are three times busier than the Christmas period).
Recently there were #150000 parcels overdue by ten days so that will not work for our type of frozen cargo.
Once we get confirmation that overnight delivery will be guaranteed we will start dispatching again.
If you have made an internet payment into our account we can always refund the payment if the timeliness of delivery does not suit .
Credit card payments are not taken until we process them at our end - which won't happen until we can guarantee a delivery.
We do not want to waste peoples time until we can get some reliability from our courier company.
Stay safe - Enjoy your time at home like we are - And we look forward to completing your order as soon as we can.
We have the 2019 seasons whitebait available for delivery.
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.
We have the facility to store and carry product all year round to enable continuous supply for some of our ongoing hospitality customers.
The Mainland Trader operates under the strict guidelines and requirements of a food control plan to ensure the quality of our product and the safety of our clients and customers.
A copy of this notice of registration is displayed in the bottom footer.
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.
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).
Our minimum order is 2kg
South Westland whitebait from the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand is regarded as the best on the planet. 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.
* Internet website orders
* Email orders
* 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
Thanks for checking out what we have on offer.