West Coast Delivery

A lot of people don’t know this but even though The Funky Pumpkin is a Canterbury institution, it has it’s origins on the West Coast.

In 1947 Jim Fairlie (Grandfather of Funky Pumpkin and produce powerhouse) and his brothers started up the Hokitika Supermarket,

Then in the early 80s Jim established Fairlies Fruit and Veggie Centre in Greymouth.

In 1984 He moved his family to Christchurch and in 1999 his son Rod Fairlie started up the Funky Pumpkin in Christchurch which he owned and operated for 17 years with his father Jim beside him.

So when David from Courier Exchange came to us a few weeks ago and offered to do a run to the West Coast we jumped at the chance to get our fresh produce back over there.

David is a sole owner operator and his business is new (which is why we want to support him to grow). While he originally offered to do the entire coast Monday-Friday, he has since realized that this is quite a challenge for one person to do.

He will still go over Monday-Friday, however he will split the area up on different days to make it more manageable.

Check out below for the Delivery Days

Mondays and Wednesdays
Hokitika to Hari Hari
(Postcodes: 7810, 7882, 7811, 7884, 7885, 7812, 7875, 7881, 7805, 7832, 7883.)

Tuesdays and Thursdays
Greymouth to Barrytown
(Postcodes: 7872, 7873, 7802, 7803, 7805, 7832, 7871, 7804, 7882, 7875)

Fridays
Springs Junction, Reefton, Westport
(Postcodes: 7892. 7895, 7077, 7392, 7830, 7895, 7871, 7825, 7891, 7892)

 

Change to delivery fee:
After careful consideration and cost analysis he has had to raise his delivery fee to $7.50 per delivery.

 

Go to funkyp.co.nz to order

2 responses to “West Coast Delivery

  1. Hey if I’m living in Westport and I have ordered specials will they last? Be fresh or still be available on the delivery day…Friday, thanks.

    1. Hi There,
      All orders are made up on the day they are sent. We buy stock daily so always very fresh. As far as the specials are concerned we generally plan for these to be available all week. If there is a problem one of our staff will email or call you. I hope this helps.

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