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Friday 20 May 2022

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Sherpa delivers for Buttabean Motivation 20th April 2022 /

Sherpa delivers for Buttabean Motivation

Same-day delivery service Sherpa is saving the Buttabean Motivation food bank thousands of dollars a week by doing hundreds of free food deliveries around South Auckland.


Perspectives: Workers like delivery drivers face more risk, fewer protections during Covid 7th April 2022 /

Perspectives: Workers like delivery drivers face more risk, fewer protections during Covid

Largely overlooked in the recent easing of Covid restrictions has been the unequal impact on marginalised groups such as gig workers, who remain voiceless and vulnerable.


Uber adds BP to NZ retail delivery partnerships 30th March 2022 /

Uber adds BP to NZ retail delivery partnerships

Uber expands its last-mile grocery delivery play by adding BP’s 200-strong network to its NZ footprint.


DoorDash coy on NZ entry 17th March 2022 /

DoorDash coy on NZ entry

The aggregator and delivery service says it has “nothing to report” about a New Zealand entry.


Sherpa plans retail partnerships for same-day delivery 16th March 2022 /

Sherpa plans retail partnerships for same-day delivery

Same-day delivery service Sherpa says it has secured major retail partnerships in New Zealand as it looks to scale up its volume and presence.


TKC’s ghost kitchen delayed due to Omicron 14th March 2022 /

TKC’s ghost kitchen delayed due to Omicron

The launch of Auckland’s first ghost kitchen has been delayed a month because of Covid-19.  


GoodFor launches same-day delivery in Auckland 11th March 2022 /

GoodFor launches same-day delivery in Auckland

Package-free grocer GoodFor has launched a same-day delivery service in Auckland.


Convenience store orders jump almost 420% – Menulog 8th March 2022 /

Convenience store orders jump almost 420% – Menulog

The number of orders from convenience stores such as Night ‘n Day increased by almost 420% since April last year on Menulog’s platform.


Will Domino’s really be delivering pizza by drone? 3rd March 2022 /

Will Domino’s really be delivering pizza by drone?

NZ GM Cameron Toomey says finding people to deliver goods will get harder as the volume of delivery products increases.


Percasky backs ghost kitchen startup building NZ portfolio 2nd March 2022 /

Percasky backs ghost kitchen startup building NZ portfolio

The new venture is being backed by the Christchurch investor with at least $12m ploughed into it to date.


Foodstuffs details Uber Eats trial 1st December 2021 /

Foodstuffs details Uber Eats trial

The supermarket chain targets last minute grocery needs and top-up shop missions with delivery service.


New drinks delivery service targets parties, events 16th November 2021 /

New drinks delivery service targets parties, events

An e-commerce business that provides a tailored drinks delivery service for parties, weddings and events is gearing up for summer after its initial Auckland launch in August was thwarted by the city going in level 4 lockdown.


Fast 50’s Delivereasy, WOOP on the rise and rise of delivery 5th November 2021

Fast 50’s Delivereasy, WOOP on the rise and rise of delivery

Covid supercharges growth for food delivery service Delivereasy and meal kit company Woop, with little sign of it slowing.


Supie bags $2.5m seed funding, series A slated for 2022 4th November 2021 /

Supie bags $2.5m seed funding, series A slated for 2022

Sarah Balle’s online supermarket startup hits an early milestone with an oversubscribed seed round to help it scale.


My Food Bag ex-COO joins auto startup 3rd November 2021 /

My Food Bag ex-COO joins auto startup

My Food Bag’s ex-chief operating officer, Richard Wafer, has joined Trade Me-backed, auto-repair comparision startup My Auto Shop.


Online grocer Geezy Go readies 20-minute delivery for NZ 1st November 2021 /

Online grocer Geezy Go readies 20-minute delivery for NZ

The new online supermarket has hired NZ staff and is developing its first dark store in Auckland with a second on the way.


Supie sees sales surge 1700% 20th October 2021 /

Supie sees sales surge 1700%

Online grocery startup Supie says it has seen demand for its services boom since Auckland moved to Covid-19 alert level 4 in mid-August.


Meal planning business MenuAid launches 21st September 2021 /

Meal planning business MenuAid launches

Meal planning and delivery platform MenuAid has launched in New Zealand following in the footsteps of international platforms E-meals and Whisk.


Updated Wellington food directory relaunches for level 3 1st September 2021

Updated Wellington food directory relaunches for level 3

The team behind Visa Wellington On a Plate, supported by WellingtonNZ, have relaunch At Yours, the region-wide directory of eateries offering takeaway meals and delivery at Level 3.


Online grocery demand spikes, suppliers slammed 25th August 2021 /

Online grocery demand spikes, suppliers slammed

Online independents are picking up consumers from under-the-pump bricks and mortar rivals, although not all can side-step supply chain pressures.


Low Carb Haven rides keto wave with nearly 40k health food orders 28th July 2021 /

Low Carb Haven rides keto wave with nearly 40k health food orders

The fast-growing online retailer is expanding to meet booming demand for low-carb and sugar-free keto products.


This Local Piggy to seek funding after hyperlocal trial 22nd July 2021

This Local Piggy to seek funding after hyperlocal trial

This startup will seek the funding after trialling its hyperlocal online grocery service in Auckland.


Not ‘just another bloody e-commerce business’ – Beer Hug customers hit 10k 21st July 2021 /

Not ‘just another bloody e-commerce business’ – Beer Hug customers hit 10k

The online craft beer delivery service says it has broken through the barrier of being “just another bloody e-commerce business”.


Gig economy workers worse off – CTU 15th July 2021

Gig economy workers worse off – CTU

The Council of Trade Unions has welcomed a report into the gig economy in New Zealand, which it says delves into the experiences and difficulties faced by gig workers like rideshare and food delivery drivers and considers international precedents and potential options for change.


Menulog doubles down in NZ, targets top food delivery position 5th July 2021 /

Menulog doubles down in NZ, targets top food delivery position

The business has built up its NZ operations and doubled the number of restaurants it serves with its own delivery option.


This Local Piggy went to market 18th May 2021 /

This Local Piggy went to market

Hyperlocal online grocer This Local Piggy is now delivering to customers in selected Auckland suburbs with its online marketplace.


Pie maker launches website 12th April 2021

Pie maker launches website

Dunedin pie maker Who Ate All The Pies has launched a new website.


Online butcher launches new site 11th March 2021 /

Online butcher launches new site

The Butcher’s Cart has launched a new website selling and delivering beef and lamb.


Student Volunteer Army remobilises grocery deliveries for Auckland lockdown 3rd March 2021 /

Student Volunteer Army remobilises grocery deliveries for Auckland lockdown

The Student Volunteer Army and New World have remobilised its Grocery Delivery Service in Auckland as the city shifts back into level 3 lockdown.