Delivery & Pickup Timetable

FreshChoice Your Way - Either collect in-store or have it delivered to your door.

The timetables for both collection and delivery can be viewed below.

Looking for delivery to a suburb not listed? Let us know and we might be able to assist.

Marlborough Sounds Orders - Water Taxi Delivery

If you would like to have your groceries delivered via Water Taxi please click here to find out more. 

1. Pickup from store

Collecting in-store?
Please come to the customer service desk & tell our supervisors that you have a Click & Collect order to pick up. Please have your appropriate ID (Passport or NZ Drivers Licence) with you if there is alcohol in the order.

Ordered for Water Taxi?
Your order is on schedule to be dispatched

4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
8am - 9am
10am - 11am
12pm - 1pm
2pm - 3pm
4pm - 5pm
6pm - 7pm
9am - 10am
11am - 12pm
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm
5pm - 6pm
Tuesday
8am - 9am
10am - 11am
12pm - 1pm
2pm - 3pm
4pm - 5pm
6pm - 7pm
9am - 10am
11am - 12pm
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm
5pm - 6pm
Wednesday
8am - 9am
10am - 11am
12pm - 1pm
2pm - 3pm
4pm - 5pm
6pm - 7pm
9am - 10am
11am - 12pm
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm
5pm - 6pm
Thursday
8am - 9am
10am - 11am
12pm - 1pm
2pm - 3pm
4pm - 5pm
6pm - 7pm
9am - 10am
11am - 12pm
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm
5pm - 6pm
Friday
8am - 9am
10am - 11am
12pm - 1pm
2pm - 3pm
4pm - 5pm
6pm - 7pm
9am - 10am
11am - 12pm
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm
5pm - 6pm
Saturday
8am - 9am
10am - 11am
12pm - 1pm
2pm - 3pm
4pm - 5pm
6pm - 7pm
9am - 10am
11am - 12pm
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm
5pm - 6pm
Sunday
8am - 9am
10am - 11am
12pm - 1pm
2pm - 3pm
4pm - 5pm
6pm - 7pm
9am - 10am
11am - 12pm
1pm - 2pm
3pm - 4pm
5pm - 6pm

2. Picton & Waikawa

Picton township through to Waikawa Bay.
Cutoffs are at the Wairau Road Elevation & the begining of Queen Charlotte Drive & the Waikawa council boat ramp

Check your address and availability
4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
9:30am - 12pm
4:30pm - 7pm
Tuesday
9:30am - 12pm
4:30pm - 7pm
Wednesday
9:30am - 12pm
4:30pm - 7pm
Thursday
9:30am - 12pm
4:30pm - 7pm
Friday
9:30am - 12pm
4:30pm - 7pm
Saturday
9:30am - 12pm
4:30pm - 7pm
Sunday
9:30am - 12pm
4:30pm - 7pm

3. Koromiko

From Wairau Road outskirts of Picton township out to Koromiko Airport.

Check your address and availability
4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
2:30pm - 5pm
Tuesday
2:30pm - 5pm
Wednesday
2:30pm - 5pm
Thursday
2:30pm - 5pm
Friday
2:30pm - 5pm
Saturday
2:30pm - 5pm
Sunday

4. Waikawa Bay - Whatamango Bay

From Waikawa Bay council boat ramp though to Whatamango Bay.

Check your address and availability
4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
2:30pm - 5pm
Tuesday
Wednesday
2:30pm - 5pm
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
2:30pm - 5pm
Sunday

5. Queen Charlotte Drive - Anakiwa - Havelock

Start of Queen Charlotte Drive, including Anakiwa, through to Havelock.
Excludes Kenepuru Road.

Check your address and availability
4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
1:30pm - 4pm
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

6. Rural Delivery

Rural Delivery via NZ Post - Customer must arrange with NZ Post Rural Delivery driver directly to have their orders collected from Picton Freshchoice 6am the day the order is required.

Please call: 
RD2: Adam Coleman - 027 2558882
RD1: Adam Schroder - 022 067 8742


Orders must be received by Picton FreshChoice before 10am the day before the order is required.

Check your address and availability
4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
Tuesday
4pm - 5pm
Wednesday
3pm - 4pm
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Beachcomber Water Taxi - Marlborough Sound Order

Deliver to:
Beachcomber:
8.00am/9.00am/1:00pm
Mon & Thurs = Inner Sounds
Tues & Fri = Tory Channel
Wed & Sat = Endeavour Inlet (Not East Bay on Saturday)

Customers need to communicate with the Beachcomber Office and book their orders onto the appropriate boats & delivery time - then communicate this with Picton Freshchoice by adding delivery date,  boat & time
Please include delivery address in the Notes - Bay, Jetty Number etc.

4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
8:30am - 9am
1pm - 1:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am - 9am
1pm - 1:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am - 9am
1pm - 1:30pm
Thursday
8:30am - 9am
1pm - 1:30pm
Friday
8:30am - 9am
1pm - 1:30pm
Saturday
8:30am - 9am
1pm - 1:30pm
Sunday
8:30am - 9am
1pm - 1:30pm

Cougarline Water Taxi - Anakiwi and Torea Bay - Kenepuru Rurals

PLEASE CALL COUGARLINE DIRECT TO BOOK

Deliver to:


Cougarline: 12:30pm departure

The 1 pm delivery slot is the new 'Anakiwi and Torea Bay - Kenepuru Rurals' run which will be active due to the recent floods where many Sounds residents have no or limited access.

Customers need to communicate with the above companies and book their orders onto the appropriate boats & delivery time - then communicate this on your order to us, please.

Please include the delivery address in the Pick Up Notes - Bay, Jetty Number, etc.

4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
12:30pm - 1pm
Tuesday
12:30pm - 1pm
Wednesday
12:30pm - 1pm
Thursday
12:30pm - 1pm
Friday
12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday
12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday
12:30pm - 1pm

Cougarline Water Taxi - Marlborough Sound Order

PLEASE CALL COUGARLINE DIRECT TO BOOK

Deliver to:


Cougarline:

8.00am/1pm

There is a ‘Special’ run which will be active due to the recent floods where many Sounds residents have no or limited access. If this is the run you require, this can be found under a new zone called the "Cougarline Water Taxi - Anakiwi Special Run"

Customers need to communicate with the above companies and book their orders onto the appropriate boats & delivery time - then communicate this on your order to us, please.
Please include the delivery address in the Pick Up Notes - Bay, Jetty Number, etc.

4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
7:30am - 8am
9:30am - 10am
1pm - 1:30pm
Tuesday
7:30am - 8am
9:30am - 10am
1pm - 1:30pm
Wednesday
7:30am - 8am
9:30am - 10am
1pm - 1:30pm
Thursday
7:30am - 8am
9:30am - 10am
1pm - 1:30pm
Friday
7:30am - 8am
9:30am - 10am
1pm - 1:30pm
5:30pm - 6pm
Saturday
7:30am - 8am
9:30am - 10am
1pm - 1:30pm
Sunday
7:30am - 8am
9:30am - 10am
1pm - 1:30pm

Lochmara Lodge - 'Wairua' - Marlborough Sound Order

Deliver to:

Lochmara Lodge - 'Wairua' 
9:00am
12:15am
3:15pm

Customers need to commuicate with the above companies and book their orders onto the appropriate boats & delivery time - then communicate this on your order to us please.
Please include delivery address in Pick Up Notes - Bay, Jetty Number etc.

4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
8:30am - 9am
11:30am - 12pm
2:30pm - 3pm
Tuesday
8:30am - 9am
11:30am - 12pm
2:30pm - 3pm
Wednesday
8:30am - 9am
11:30am - 12pm
2:30pm - 3pm
Thursday
8:30am - 9am
11:30am - 12pm
2:30pm - 3pm
Friday
8:30am - 9am
11:30am - 12pm
2:30pm - 3pm
Saturday
8:30am - 9am
11:30am - 12pm
2:30pm - 3pm
Sunday
8:30am - 9am
11:30am - 12pm
2:30pm - 3pm

Ngakuta Bay Residents Only

Rural Delivery via NZ Post - Customer must arrange with NZ Post Rural Delivery driver directly to have their orders collected from Picton Freshchoice 5am the day the order is required.

Please call: 
RD1 Delivery Driver: Adam Schroder 0220678742

Please call our Online team if you have any questions 03 5736463 ext 2.

Heide & Hamish & FreshChoice Picton team.

Check your address and availability
4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
5am - 5:30am
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
5am - 5:30am
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Pelorus Mailboat - Friday delivery thoughout Kenepuru & Pelorus Sounds

For delivery throughout the Kenepuru Sound and Pelorus Sound.

Picton Freshchoice will deliver your order to the Pelorus Mailboat:

  • Thursday afternoon (for Friday 10am departure) - orders must be with us by 08.00am on Wednesday to be processed

Customers need to commuicate with the Pelorus Mailboat directly on  03-574 1088 and book their orders onto the appropriate boats & delivery day - then communicate this on your order to us please.
Please include delivery address in the Pick Up Notes - Bay, Jetty Number etc.

Check your address and availability
4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
12pm - 2pm
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Water Taxi - Chartered - Marlborough Sounds

**PLEASE CONTACT PICTON WATER TAXI OR ARROW WATER TAXI DIRECT**
The below company is a chartered service that you must book yourself. When placing your order please choose which day you would like and specify the time you have arranged with the taxi company in the picking notes so we can ensure your goods at the dock in time. Orders must be placed at least 24 hours prior to your water taxi booking time. 

 
Picton Water Taxi:  +64 3 573 7853
 info@pictonwatertaxis.co.nz
Please contact them directly to make bookings.
Please communicate the date & time required for us to deliver to Picton Water Taxis in the ‘Notes’ section. Please ensure you add the address for delivery such as Bay and Jetty Number in the Delivery Address tab.


Arrow Water Taxi  +64 3 5738229  
info@arrowwatertaxis.co.nz

Please communicate the date & time required for the order to be delivered in the 'Notes' section. 
We can deliver to you directly at the Arrow Water Taxi Wharf (we require the customer to be there to hand the order over to). 

We are also able meet you at the Picton Ferry Terminal if you are being collected there by the water taxi. Please give us a call when the ferry is about to dock so we can meet you at the terminal entrance with your order.
Please ensure you add the address for delivery such as Bay and Jetty Number in the Delivery Address tab.

4am 5am 6am 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm
Monday
8am - 6pm
Tuesday
8am - 6pm
Wednesday
8am - 6pm
Thursday
8am - 6pm
Friday
8am - 6pm
Saturday
8am - 6pm
Sunday
8am - 6pm

Please note the below Covid-19 updates,

Our lockdown measures are in place to help keep our customers and team safe. This includes physical distancing, extra cleaning, limiting customer numbers, and contactless deliveries.

We encourage you to allow substitutes on your online orders, to assist us to provide you with as much of your order as possible.

We apologise if you are unable to get your usual delivery slot, we'll continue to provide more online shopping windows as soon as we are able to.

Thanks for your ongoing patience and support.

Stay safe,
The team at FreshChoice