Our Services

International delivery

All artworks are sent via DHL Express. This service is fast, cheap reliable and artworks will be delivered to most destinations around the world within 2-10 days. All levels of packaging can be arranged for paintings purchased from Saffron Gallery and custom made PICPAC crates can be made to order within 72 hours. Professional packers are used for international, difficult or high value consignments or suitable in-house packaging can be arranged.

GST deductions for overseas purchases

New Zealand GST of 15.00% can be deducted on goods purchased from the Saffron Gallery. Some conditions apply and proof of export is required.


All international orders are fully insured door to door against loss or damage from transit. This charge is covered in your freight cost. Custom duties and tax may be levied on incoming parcels in many countries and payment of these levies is the customer's responsibility.

Post and delivery within New Zealand

Within New Zealand, we use a courier delivery service. South Island wide deliveries are generally received the day following dispatch, North Island deliveries are generally 2-3 days. Rural deliveries can take an extra day to reach their destination. All artworks are insured for loss or damage. Overnight and 1 hour local delivery couriers can be arranged on request.

Client requests

Looking for a particular artwork? The Saffron Gallery maintains an extensive database of New Zealand art works to assist in locating your particular requirements. Please feel free to join our mailing list and we'll send you details of your preferred artists' latest paintings as they become available. To be kept informed, send your details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Framing Agent:          The Art of Framing

Once a month The Art of Framing visits Saffron Gallery for consultation and collection of works to be framed.  Dave and Jex have been in the framing industry for many years and gives a friendly quality reliable service.  Please contact the gallery for more information on this service.