Terms & Conditions

By using this site, you agree to our terms of use.



At Townshend's we require any purchaser or acceptor of alcohol purchased to confirm they are aged 18 years or older. It is against the law to sell, supply or provide alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years in New Zealand. The customer also warrants that he/she is not under the influence of alcohol at the time the order is submitted. Overseas orders need to be made by someone that is of legal drinking age in that country.


New Zealand 

Shipping is FREE within New Zealand when you spend $84 or more, $5 otherwise.

We only ship goods on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Expect your goods within 1-2 business days, unless your address is rural, 3-4 business days. 

Orders paid for by bank deposit will be fulfilled once the funds have shown in our account.

Any overseas orders should please contact us first.


Payment Methods - 
If  paying by Bank Transfer. 

Once you have completed your order you will be given our bank details, so you can make payment by using your online banking, or if necessary head into your local bank. Please include your name and order number in the reference fields.


Prices, promotions and product availability are subject to change without notice. We do our best to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information, but errors do occur, and we reserve the right to make changes without notice. If you have ordered a product that is subject to a price increase, we will hold your order and inform you of the increase. All prices are in New Zealand Dollars.


The availability information presented on our Web site and provided by our account managers is the best, most up-to-date information we have, but errors do occur, and this information does not represent a guarantee or promise of availability.



Townshend Brewery, located at 398 Rosedale Road, Upper Moutere, Nelson, is the holder of a Liquor License 051/OFF/11/12. Any sales of alcohol made via this internet site will be made on that liquor license. The applicable law for transactions for the purchase of alcohol on this internet site are the laws of New Zealand. The Laws of Sale and contract by any other country do not apply. By placing an order with www.townshendbrewery.co.nz you accept that the ownership of the goods passes to the customer upon payment and dispatch of the goods from our warehouse. All product will arrive to you Duty and GST Paid. You will not be liable for any additional charges.

WARNING: Under the New Zealand Sale of Liquor Act 1989, it is an offence to supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (Penalty up to $10,000). Every person commits an offence and is liable to a fine up to $2,000 who, being under the age of 18 years, purchases any liquor on or from any licensed premises.


General Terms

Terms, conditions and policies subject to change without notice. Townshend Brewery is not responsible for late or delayed shipments or system failures. Townshend Brewery retains title to items purchased until said items are paid for by the purchaser and at that time the title passes to purchaser. Townshend Brewery, The Townshend Brewery logo and all other distinctive logos, marks and graphic elements are trademarks of Townshend Brewery and are subject to applicable trademark protections. Townshend Brewery is not responsible under any legal theory for direct, special, incidental or consequential damages because of (i) delay in delivery, (ii) availability of products, (iii) personal injury arising from products purchased from us or (iv) failure of performance of any product purchased from us.

Townshend Brewery is not responsible for typographical errors