Essential Services



Now in Level 3 more businesses / services are open, keep checking our FB page for updates. Here are all the essential services you can access including now in Level 3 we are super excited that many of our favourite hospitality offerings in Grey Lynn & Around are now offering contactless pickup or have implemented delivery options. This is food and service we know and love.  Please where possible, order directly with each restaurant.

Below are some we know about who have adjusted but please let us know who else is open. Send an email to with the header #Lovegreylynn&around


Local supermarkets Countdown Ponsonby and Countdown Richmond Road are open and offering limited home deliveries.


Countdown Grey Lynn Central is closed to walk-in shoppers. It has been converted to an online distribution hub to service their Covid-19 online shopping orders in Grey Lynn and around.

New World Victoria Park is also open and offering home delivery of Covid-19 online shopping orders.

Farro's is open off Richmond Road in Westmoreland Street West Mon-Sun: 9am-6pm. Be prepared to queue.

Fruitworld opposite Countdown in Richmond Rd is open for walk-in shoppers.

Local Produce:


Huckleberry Farm Harvest Whole Foods is open Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm.

Bread & Butter Bakery in Westmoreland St has teamed up with other Grey Lynn Farmers Market regulars to offer weekly deliveries of a selection of breads and flour plus Nature’s Corner free range eggs, Jersey Girls organic milk and fresh produce from George’s Garden and Kelmarna Gardens. Order from

The Midnight Baker offers allergen-free bread options 

The Organic Butcher in Westmere is on-line for orders, courier $22.

BioVG is offering certified organic veg, call 021 122-7283

That Fruit Shop is offering $20 fruit boxes (plus $5 delivery fee) or call 021 927-000


Dairies can continue to operate, but must observe strict physical distancing rules for customers.

Dairies provide basic food items like bread and milk to people close to where they live, especially the elderly who may not be able to get to a supermarket. However, they will need to operate a strict ‘one-in one-out’ policy and they won’t be allowed to sell food prepared on the premises.

Arch Hill Superette, 219 Great North Rd
Sumit Superette Dairy Shop, 519 Great North Rd
Hylite Dairy, 525 Great North Rd
Grey Lynn Superette, 551 Great North Rd
Neal’s Superette, 417 Richmond Rd
Garnet Dairy, 89 Garnet Road
Westmere’s dairies are both open.


The Coffee Store delivers coffee essentials
Ozone Coffee Westmoreland St is shipping coffee beans from their New Plymouth base
Kokako is doing the same…/kokako-chro…/weve-got-you-covered


For a selection of other Covid-19 online shopping food suppliers both Auckland and NZ wide, see 


Unichem Pharmacy and Gopal’s Pharmacy in Grey Lynn.

West Lynn Pharmacy and the Pharmacy in Westmere.

You sign the register and make your request.

 Harvest Natural Health is open Mon-Sun: 9am-6pm

Liquor stores:


Glengarry Online orders and home delivery


Transport and logistics:

New Zealand Post and New Zealand Couriers

Any small passenger service vehicle driver – including taxis and ride-share services


Banks will continue to remain open for online and phone banking, please use Internet banking and mobile apps where you can. Some banks will have reduced hours at selected branches. We will continue to update this page as we find out specifics from each bank.


Check with your local bank