Returns & Payments

Returns Policy

At Kiwi Wood Shavings, we want you to be satisfied with your purchase of locally sourced, clean, untreated wood shavings. If you need to return a product, please review our straightforward returns policy:

Return Window:

You have 10 days from the date of purchase to initiate a return.

Eligibility for Returns:

Products must be unused, in their original packaging, and in unused condition.

Initiate the Return:

Contact Nick on 021 2438 378 to discuss or email us on

Return Shipping:

Customers are responsible for return shipping costs unless the return is due to an error on our part.

We recommend using a trackable shipping method for your peace of mind.

Refund Process:

Once we receive and inspect the returned product, we will process the refund to your original payment method.

Refunds will be issued promptly, typically within 2-3 business days.

Damaged or Defective Items:

If you receive a damaged or defective product, contact us within 7 days of receiving the item for a replacement or refund.

Customer Support:

If you have any questions or concerns about our returns policy, reach out to our friendly team (Nick) at

Thank you for choosing Kiwi Wood Shavings for your animal bedding needs. We appreciate your support and look forward to supplying you again.


We accept Visa & MasterCard payment types. Your transaction will be billed in New Zealand dollars.

Credit Card Payments

If you are paying by credit card, you will be asked to submit your credit card details during our secure checkout process. You will receive an email from us to confirm your order. A record of your order can also be viewed via your account profile on

Payment for your order is processed as soon as your order is submitted (plus any delivery charges).

If your nominated credit card is declined by your financial institution, we will not be able to guarantee the delivery of your order, and we may contact you to make alternative payment and delivery arrangements.

Website & Credit Card Security

We take website and credit card security extremely seriously, and always endeavour to provide a secure safe platform on which to conduct online transactions. uses the industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts your information as it is transmitted over the internet. This encryption scrambles details such as credit card number, billing details and delivery address so that generally, other computers are unable to decipher the information, ensuring privacy and security.

We do not store your credit card details

All payments are processed through Stripe, a secure PCI compliant, third party.

To ensure you are accessing a secure server, check for the unbroken key or closed lock symbol located generally either at the bottom left or top right of your browser window. If it appears, then SSL is active. You can double check this by looking at the URL as well. If SSL is active, then the first characters of that line will read ‘https’ rather than just ‘http’. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Ensure you logout when you have finished visiting our website, especially if you access our site from a shared computer.