Providing online postal and phone services since 2005.


Gareth Foster – owner of Private Box

We are a mail forwarding company created in 2005 to give our customers to have the freedom to live and do business anywhere. Our HQ is located in Wellington (New Zealand’s capital city) with addresses in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.

Our Vision is

Our customers & team have the freedom to live or do business anywhere.


Our Mission is

To lead the transition to smart mail services for business and every-day people while providing an awesome customer experience.

We have five core values here at Private Box:

Working Together – We have a flexible working environment delivering quality results and looking after each other like a family.

Safe & Secure – Providing peace of mind by our high standards of security around customer data and privacy.

We care – We are accessible and provide the best service, listening to our customers and putting them first.

Lean & Fast – Adapting to our environment (with menace).

Daring to be better – Being the heroes of online mail.

We are also registered. Private Box is a Registered Company (1656061) under the Companies Act (NZ) and a registered Postal Operator under the Postal Act (NZ). These acts provide a legal framework for delivering our services to you.

We have a small team of nine people and have steadily grown every year to have 1300+ customers. We process thousands of items of mail every week with Monday being our busiest day.

We are closely linked with two businesses at our central Auckland location. Private Box Auckland is located in Parnell in a building shared with Security Deposits Vault, a safe deposit box provider. We also work closely with Space Station Storage to provide secure long-term document storage in Auckland

Organisations we support

In the last 12 months we have supported the following causes: