People looking to send gifts overseas for Christmas should think about sending them soon, according to New Zealand Post.
The company has released a list of deadlines by which international gifts should be mailed to guarantee their arrival for December 25.
People sending Christmas mail to Australia should do so no later than December 2 by economy mail, December 9 by air mail, December 14 by economy courier and December 16 by express courier.
For the South Pacific, East Asia, North America, the UK and Europe, mail should be sent no later than November 25 by economy mail, December 2 by air mail, December 9 by economy courier, and December 14 by express courier.
Christmas mail to the rest of the world should be sent no later than November 21 by economy mail, November 28 by air mail, and December 12 by express courier.