“Seller” shall mean The Warehouse Limited, trading as Warehouse Stationery, and its
successors and assigns.
“Buyer” shall mean the Buyer or any person or Seller acting on behalf of and with the
authority of the Buyer.
“Guarantor” means that person (or persons), or entity who agrees herein to be liable
for the debts of the Buyer if a Limited Liability Seller on a principal debtor basis.
“Goods” shall have the same meaning as in section 2 of the Sale of Goods Act 1908 and
are Goods supplied by the Seller to the Buyer (and where the context so permits, shall include
any supply of Services as hereinafter defined).
“Services” shall mean all Services supplied by the Seller to the Buyer and includes
any advice or recommendations (and where the context so permits, shall include any supply of
Goods, as defined supra).
“Price” shall mean the cost of the Goods as agreed between the Seller and the Buyer,
subject to clause 4 of this contract.
Any instructions received by the Seller from the Buyer for the supply of Goods shall constitute
acceptance of the terms and conditions contained herein. Upon acceptance of these terms and
conditions by the Buyer, the terms and conditions are irrevocable and can only be rescinded in
accordance with these terms and conditions or with the written consent of the manager of the
None of the Seller’s agents or representatives are authorised to make any representations,
statements, conditions or agreements not expressed by the manager of the Seller in writing, nor
is the Seller bound by any such unauthorised statements.
The Goods shall be as described on the invoices, quotation, authority to supply or any other
sales forms as provided by the Seller to the Buyer.
The Buyer shall take delivery of the Goods tendered notwithstanding that the quantity so
delivered shall be either greater or less than the quantity purchased, provided that:
such discrepancy in quantity shall not exceed 5%
the Price shall be adjusted pro rata to the discrepancy.
Price And Payment
At the Sellers sole discretion;
The Price shall be as indicated on invoices provided by the Seller to the Buyer in respect of
Goods supplied; or
The Price shall be the Seller’s current Price at the date of delivery of the Goods; or
The Price of the Goods shall be the Seller’s quoted Price which shall be binding upon the
Seller provided that the Buyer shall accept the Seller’s quote within one calendar month.
Payment will be made by the Buyer using any one the following credit cards: Amex, Visa,
Card or Diners. Zip is an external payment service provider.
Warehouse Stationery offers Zip as a further payment option for you when purchasing goods
through our Online Store.
The Price will be inclusive of GST and other taxes and duties which may be applicable.
In using the Seller's Transaction Processing Service for purchases of the Goods, the Buyer
represents and warrants that s/he is over 18 and has the legal capacity to contract in New
Zealand. As the buyer is using a credit card to process a transaction, the Buyer represents and
warrants that the credit card is issued in his or her personal name and that the buyer shall pay
to the issuer all charges incurred through the use of Transaction Processing Services.
Zip Terms & Conditions of Use
Zip is an external service provider and is not part of Warehouse Stationery or an
Fees – there are no initial fees* applicable to you for using the Zip service.
*Some fees may apply if you default on a payment.
Delivery of the Goods shall be made to the Buyer’s address. The Buyer shall make all
arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods whenever they are tendered for delivery, or
the Goods shall be delivered to the Buyer at the Seller’s address.
Subject to the express terms herein, if the Seller agrees to send the Goods to the Buyer at the
expense of the Buyer then delivery of the Goods to a carrier, either named by the Buyer or,
failing such naming, to a carrier at the discretion of the Seller for the purpose of
transmission to the Buyer, is deemed to be delivery of the Goods to the Buyer.
When the Goods at the date of this agreement are in possession of a third person there is no
delivery by the Seller to the Buyer unless and until such third person acknowledges to the Buyer
that the Goods are being held on behalf of the Buyer, subject to the issue or transfer by the
Seller of documents of title to the Goods.
The Seller may deliver the Goods by separate instalments (in accordance with any agreed delivery
schedule). Each separate instalment shall be invoiced and paid for in accordance with the
provisions in this contract of sale.
The costs of carriage and any insurance which the Buyer reasonably directs the Seller to incur
shall be reimbursed by the Buyer (without any set-off or other withholding whatsoever) and shall
be due on the date for payment of the Price. The carrier shall be deemed to be the Buyer’s
The failure of the Seller to deliver shall not entitle either party to treat this contract as
The Seller shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever due to failure by the Seller to
deliver the Goods (or any of them) promptly or at all.
Notwithstanding that the Seller may have delayed or failed to deliver the Goods (or any of them)
promptly, the Buyer shall be bound to accept delivery and to pay for the Goods in full, provided
that delivery shall be tendered at any time within 1 month of the delivery date.
Free delivery or next day delivery promotions
Free delivery or next day delivery promotions do not apply to www.wsprint.co.nz and www.fotofinish.co.nz orders.
Guaranteed delivery is defined as following our quoted delivery times & conditions. Standard
delivery is 1-3 working days, excludes orders from www.wsprint.co.nz and www.fotofinish.co.nz, deliveries over weekends and
public holidays might take longer. Rural and provincial delivery may take an additional 5
working days. Bulky, large or custom order items may take longer to deliver than other items in
your order. We deliver within New Zealand only. Some products might quote longer lead times.
Excludes products which are out of stock. Free order guarantee only applies if we do not meet
our quoted delivery times/conditions and only applies to official school lists products.
If the Seller retains property of the Goods, nonetheless all risk for the Goods passes to the
Buyer on delivery.
If any of the Goods are damaged or destroyed prior to property in them passing to the Buyer, the
Seller is entitled, without prejudice to any of its other rights or remedies under these terms
and conditions (including the right to receive payment of the balance of the Price for the
Goods), to receive all insurance proceeds payable in respect of the Goods. This applies whether
or not the Price has become payable under these terms and conditions. The production of these
terms and conditions by the Seller is sufficient evidence of the Seller’s rights to
receive the insurance proceeds without the need for any person dealing with the Seller to make
further enquiries. The Seller will apply the insurance proceeds as follows:
first, in payment of the Price of the Goods that are damaged or destroyed, if unpaid;
second, in payment of the outstanding Price of any other Goods supplied to the Buyer by the
Seller whether under the terms and conditions or otherwise;
third, in payment of any other sums payable to the Seller by the Buyer on any account;
fourth, any balance is to be paid to the Buyer.
The Buyer shall inspect the Goods on delivery and shall within fourteen (14) days of delivery
notify the Seller of any alleged defect, shortage in quantity, damage or failure to comply with
the description or quote. The Buyer shall afford the Seller an opportunity to inspect the Goods
within a reasonable time following delivery. If the Buyer fails to comply with these provisions,
the Goods shall be conclusively presumed to be in accordance with the terms and conditions and
free from any defect or damage.
Return Of Goods
The Buyer may return Goods within fourteen (14) days of delivery, at the sole discretion of the
Seller. Goods must be returned with the following in as new condition:
All packaging material and brochures must be in as new condition and un-marked.
All instruction manuals, videos or any other material must be returned with the Goods.
All tools and accessories must be returned with the Goods.
The Seller may (in its discretion) accept the Goods for credit but this will incur a re-stocking
fee of 10% of the value of the returned Goods plus any freight.
If, at the Sellers sole discretion, any Goods (including but not limited to printer cartridges,
or software) have been opened, packaging damaged or marked, then the Seller reserves the right
to refuse acceptance of the Goods for return.
The terms and conditions, time limits and other warranty information for the product will be
supplied to the Buyer by the Seller when all accounts are paid in full. The Warranty shall be
the current warranty provided by the manufacturer of the product. The Seller shall be under no
liability whatsoever except for the express conditions as detailed and stipulated in the
The Seller shall not be liable to repair any defective Goods and at it’s own discretion
notify the manufacturer of the Goods of any defect notified by the Buyer; and
request the manufacturer to repair or replace any defective Goods.
Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
This agreement is subject, in all cases except where the Buyer is contracting within the terms of
a trade/business (which cases are specifically excluded), to the provisions of the Consumer
Guarantees Act 1993.
Default & Consequences Of Default
If the Buyer defaults in payment of any invoice when due, the Buyer shall indemnify the Seller
from and against all the Seller’s costs and disbursements including a solicitor and own
client basis and in addition all debt collection costs.
Without prejudice to any other remedies the Seller may have, if at any time the Buyer is in
breach of any obligation (including those relating to payment), the Seller may suspend or
terminate the supply of Goods to the Buyer and any of its other obligations under the terms and
conditions. The Seller will not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage the Buyer suffers
because the Seller exercised its rights under this clause.
In the event that:
any money payable to the Seller becomes overdue, or in the Seller’s opinion the Buyer will
be unable to meet its payments as they fall due, or;
the Buyer becomes insolvent, convenes a meeting with its creditors or proposes or enters into an
arrangement with creditors, or makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors, or;
a receiver, manager, liquidator (provisional or otherwise) or similar person is appointed in
respect of the Buyer or any asset of the Buyer,
the Seller shall be entitled to cancel all or any part of any order of the Buyer which remains
unperformed in addition to and without prejudice to any other remedies; and
all amounts owing to the Seller shall, whether or not due for payment, immediately become
the Seller shall be entitled to reclaim any Goods in the Buyer’s possession or control,
which have been supplied by the Seller and to dispose of the Goods for its own benefit and shall
be entitled to enter, directly or by its agents, (and the buyer gives us and our agents the
right to so enter) upon any land or premises where the Seller believes the Goods which it has
supplied are stored, without being liable to any person.
It is the intention of the Seller and agreed by the Buyer that property in the Goods shall not
The Buyer has paid all amounts owing for the particular Goods, and
The Buyer has met all other obligations due by the Buyer to the Seller in respect of all
contracts between the Seller and the Buyer, and that the Goods, or proceeds of the sale of the
Goods, shall be kept separate until the Seller shall have received payment and all other
obligations of the Buyer are met.
It is further agreed that:
The Buyer shall not deal with the money of the Seller in any way which may be adverse to the
Until such time as ownership of the Goods shall pass from the Seller to the Buyer, the Seller may
give notice in writing to the Buyer to return the Goods or any of them to the Seller. Upon such
notice, the rights of the Buyer to obtain ownership or any other interest in the Goods shall
If the Buyer fails to return the Goods to the Seller, then the Seller or the Seller’s agent
may enter upon and into land and premises owned, occupied or used by the Buyer, or any premises
as the invitee of the Buyer, where the Goods are situated, and take possession of the Goods,
without being responsible for any damage thereby caused.
The Buyer shall not charge the Goods in any way nor grant nor otherwise give any interest in the
Goods while they remain the property of the Seller.
The Seller may require payment of the Price or the balance of the Price due together with any
other amounts due from the Buyer to the Seller arising out of these terms and conditions, and
the Seller may take any lawful steps to require payment of the amounts due and the Price.
The Seller can issue proceedings to recover the Price of the Goods sold, notwithstanding that
ownership of the Goods may not have passed to the Buyer.
Personal Property Securities Act 1999
Upon assenting to these terms and conditions, the Buyer acknowledges and agrees that:
These terms and conditions constitute a security agreement for the purposes of section 36 of the
Personal Property Securities Act 1999 (“PPSA”); and
A security interest is taken in all Goods previously supplied by the Seller to the Buyer (if any)
and all Goods that will be supplied in the future by the Seller to the Buyer during the
continuance of the parties relationship.
The Buyer undertakes to:
sign any further documents and/or provide any further information, such information to be
complete, accurate and up-to-date in all respects, which the Seller may reasonably require to
register a financing statement or financing change statement on the Personal Property Securities
indemnify, and upon demand reimburse the Seller for all expenses incurred in registering a
financing statement or financing change statement on the Personal Property Securities Register
or releasing any Goods charged thereby;
not register a financing change statement (in accordance with Regulation 9) or a change demand
(in accordance with Regulation 10) without the prior written consent of the Seller;
give the Seller not less than 14 days prior written notice of any proposed change in the
Buyer’s name and/or any other change in the Buyer’s details (including but not
limited to, changes in the Buyer’s address, facsimile number, or business practice); and
Immediately advise the Seller of any material change in its business practices of selling the
Goods which would result in a change in the nature of proceeds derived from such sales.
Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Seller, the Buyer waives its right to receive a
verification statement in accordance with section 148 of the PPSA.
The Seller may cancel these terms and conditions or cancel delivery of Goods and Services at any
time before the Goods are delivered by giving written notice. On giving such notice, the Seller
shall promptly repay to the Buyer any sums paid in respect of the Price for those Goods. The
Seller shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from such cancellation.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any orders that we believe, solely by our own judgement,
to be placed for commercial purposes, e.g. any kind of reseller. We also reserve the right to
refuse or cancel any orders that we believe, solely by our own judgement, to have been placed
Unpaid Seller’s Rights To Dispose Of Goods
In the event that:
the Seller retains possession or control of the Goods; and
payment of the Price is due to the Seller; and
the Seller has made demand in writing of the Buyer for payment of the Price in terms of this
the Seller has not received the Price of the Goods, then, whether the property in the Goods has
passed to the Buyer or has remained with the Seller, the Seller may dispose of the Goods and may
claim from the Buyer the loss to the Seller on such disposal.
Lien & Stoppage In Transit
Where the Seller has not received or been tendered the whole of the Price, the Seller shall have:
a lien on the Goods;
the right to retain them for the Price while the Seller is in possession of them;
a right of stopping the Goods in transit whether or not delivery has been made; and
a right of resale;
the foregoing right of disposal; provided that the lien of the Seller shall continue despite the
commencement of proceedings or judgement for the Price having been obtained.
If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be invalid, void or illegal or
unenforceable, the validity, existence, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions
shall not be affected, prejudiced or impaired.
All Goods and Services supplied by the Seller are subject to the laws of New Zealand and the
Seller takes no responsibility for changes in the law which affect the Goods or Services
The Seller shall be under no liability whatsoever to the Buyer for any indirect loss and/or
expense (including loss of profit) suffered by the Buyer, arising out of a breach by the Seller
of these terms and conditions.
The Buyer shall not set off against the Price amounts due from the Seller.
The Seller reserves the right to review these terms and conditions at any time and from time to
time. If, following any such review, there is to be any change in such terms and conditions,
that change will take effect from the date on which the Seller notifies the Buyer of such
In the event of any breach of this contract by the Seller, the remedies of the Buyer shall be
limited to damages. Under no circumstances shall the liability of the Seller exceed the Price of