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How to trade with n3 Suppliers during COVID-19 Alert Level 3.



Below is an update on how to trade with n3 Suppliers at Alert Level 3. This information is based on what we have received from Suppliers previously, please check directly with the Supplier and on their websites as their ways of trading may have changed. 

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Avis & Budget   |  Beaurepaires  |  Bridgestone  |   Bunnings Warehouse  |  Carters  |  Century Yuasa  |   Fonterra   |    Ideal Electrical            J A Russell   |   Mico   |  Noel Leeming  |   NZ Couriers    |   NZ Safety Blackwoods    |  OfficeMax  |  PGG Wrightson     |    Pitstop  |  PlaceMakers  |   Plumbing World  |   Resene    |    Southern Hospitality    |   Spicers   |   Torpedo7




Avis & Budget

Select locations will be open under reduced operating hours, to provide vehicles for essential services and permitted purposes only as defined by the New Zealand Government. Vehicles can only be taken out of/into Auckland by those who are approved workers, needing to get back to they normally live (including going to the airport for flights), with an exemption from the Director General of Health or required to travel for a Court Order
Customers who currently have rental vehicles are encouraged to keep these for the duration of the level 4 and 3 lockdowns, but contactless returns can be arranged at selected rental locations. To arrange a return, please get in touch with the Contact Centre on reservations@avis.co.nz or 0800 655 111

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Branches open but operating under Level 3 protocols as per government guidance; no pickup/dropoff services. check details at https://beaurepaires.co.nz/covid19/.



BP are currently operating as below under Level Three and Four of the COVID-19 Alert system at bp Connect sites nationwide:

  • BP Truckstops operating as normal
  • BP Sites are operating with open doors during normal operating hours
  • Customer numbers are restricted in store
  • Customer toilets remain open at BP connect / Wildbean sites
  • The Wild Bean Cafe menu (including cabinet food and hot drinks) is not currently available and cafe seating areas are closed. Packaged food options and shop items continue to be available
  • LPG swap a bottle offer is available
  • Car washes are closed





Operating contactless services, please see www.bridgestonetyres.co.nz/covid-19-update for details.



Bunnings Warehouse

From Wednesday 22 September trade customers will now be allowed to transact in-store/on-site. To gain entry to a store or Trade Centre you will need to provide your trade credentials such as a business card, Accepted Corporate Card or PowerPass card.

All other customers, including n3 Trade Card holders, can continue to place orders for click and collect by emailing sales@bunnings.co.nz. Please include “n3 member” in the subject line, and to quote your n3 Trade Card number in the details in order to ensure you receive n3 pricing.


As of Sat 2nd October, all Trade Centres in New Zealand will now open on Saturdays, from 8am – 12pm.




Preference is for orders to be placed in advance and collected on arrival, but some restricted store access The best way to trade with Carters is for orders to be placed in advance and collected. Some restricted store access is available if required.



Century Yuasa

Please order through the Century Yuasa battery hotline (0800 93 93 93) with contactless delivery. Check their website for further details.

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Contactless delivery in place; sites will no longer be required to sign for delivery (delivery docket and handheld system will record delivery time/date). Customers need to make direct contact with their milk franchisee via email if standing order changes are required, a miimum of 48 hours’ notice (2 business days) is required for restart of milk delivery once stopped.



Ideal Electrical 

Open for contactless pickup by Trade customers only, no cash transactions. Ideal Electrical prefers orders to be placed in advance. Contract tracing details will be recorded for all customers.

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J A Russell

Open for Trade Customers only, all transactions will be contactless. Customer entry/movement will be controlled to maintain physical distancing, orders to be placed/picked up outside the building where possible, but stores will have designated order/collection points close to the entrance. Contact tracing records will be kept.


J A Russell



Open for Trade Customers only (preference is for orders to be placed online, by phone or email), restricted store access, orders will be fulfilled by contactless delivery or click and collect.



Noel Leeming

All Stores closed to the public. Contactless Click and Collect service only.

For n3 pricing: call 0800 737 5223, option 2, identify you are an n3 member that you want to speak to a Commercial Business Manager (CBM).

You will be required to quote your Trade Card number.

Contactless click and collect available.


Noel Leeming


NZ Couriers 

All delivery is now contactless, view full details for each Alert Level here. 

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NZ Safety Blackwoods


Preference is for click and collect; otherwise served under the door with restricted access (no wandering around inside) Online trading is available, for Trade Card customers who wish to purchase online, fill out this Account Application form and your Trade Card will be linked to online cash purchasing.


NZ Safety Blackwoods



Online ordering and contactless delivery available.

Their customer support team are available to answer your enquiries as usual. If you need to place an order or check stock availability we encourage you to go to officemax.co.nz first. Otherwise please email enquiries@officemax.co.nz




PGG Wrightson

Charge Account and Trade Card sales available at store. Stores operational for contactless payment and collection or delivery of products. Payment instore by PGG Account, credit card, or EFTPOS – no cash.


PGG Wrightson



Branches in Alert Level 3 areas are operating with contactless service procedures in place.


Pit Stop



Preference is for orders to be placed in advance and collected on arrival, but some restricted store access The best way to trade with PlaceMakers is for orders to be placed in advance and collected. Some restricted store access is available if required.




Plumbing World

Only Trade areas open for business, 2m distancing in place; contact tracing details will be recorded for all customers


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    In Level 3 areas n3 members should call or email their local Resene ColorShop to place orders.

    Note: n3 offer is only available from Resene Colorshops and not Resene Resellers. See www.resene.co.nz/colorshops for your local Resene ColorShop details. You can choose to click and collect or get your order delivered by contactless delivery.

    Resene ColorShops in Level 3 areas will be open their normal hours, except for Naenae (closed) and Gore (reduced hours 9am-3pm).


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    Southern Hospitality

    Stores closed.


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    Spicers will continue to operate as an essential service. There may be delivery delays. 





    At Alert Level 3, all stores are closed to the public for everyday shopping. Our full range of products is available online for either delivery or contactless Click & Collect.

    Trade Card purchases can be made online at Torpedo7 by using the code N3TRADESEPT21.


    If you have a question about an n3 supplier that is not listed, please fill in the form below and your Account Manager will be in touch shortly.


    Please note: some trade restrictions may apply for some members.