Food & Drink

Stay Safe With 7 Stores That Will Deliver Groceries To Your Door In Nelson

By Caitlin Logan
17th Apr 2020

Smoothie from The Kai Box

Getting to the supermarket lately has become a bit more cumbersome than usual. Lucky for us, the internet has once again made our lives a whole lot easier with online food shopping.

Use your downtime to get creative in the kitchen with local produce delivered straight to your front door, and impress your bubble by whipping up something new.

None of this would be possible without the essential workers behind the deliveries, so here’s a shout out to the incredible businesses carrying on and keeping us fed. Stay safe and stay home with these grocery deliveries in Nelson.

The Kai Box

For those of you who are plant-based, The Kai Box offer plant-fueled boxes to help people create delicious botanical meals at home. Even if you're not veggie or vegan, now might just be the perfect the time to try new recipes and explore new flavours. From a couples box, a family box to a low-carb option—you name it they've got it. They've even got your morning cravings sorted with their breakfast box, filled with glorious green smoothie recipes, almond bircher and dragonfruit smoothie bowls (see pic above). Running low on pantry staples? No worries, The Kai Box have you sussed with their pantry necessities. Simply just add them to your chosen box and you're good to go. 

Fresh Choice

Fresh Choice has jumped on the home delivery bandwagon, meaning you can have your usual fresh produce and organic goods delivered straight to your door. During the lockdown, they’re making all deliveries contactless to keep you and their team safe. They’re seeing an overload of online orders at the moment, so make sure to order in advance so that you’re not caught short.

Raeward FreshRaeward Fresh

Stay stocked up on fresh produce with Raeward Fresh’s home delivery. Their range specialises in local fruit and veg, New Zealand meats, and high quality pantry fillers, so you know you’ll be given nothing but the best. They don’t yet have an online ordering system on their website, so to order flick the store an email with your order and pay over the phone.

My Food Bag

Who needs fancy restaurants when you can have My Food Bag’s insane meal boxes delivered straight to your door. My Food Bag is all about well-balanced, high quality meals made from fresh, local, free range produce. You choose what kind of meals you’re keen on, how many meals you need, and how many mouths need to be fed, and it’ll be delivered straight to your door ready to be whipped up in your kitchen. How does peri peri lemon chicken or Chinese ginger fried rice sound?

Plate Up

Plate Up

The brainchild of Bachelor sweethearts Art and Matilda Green, Plate Up is all about the paleo diet and making it easy for you. Simply choose how many paleo meals you’re after, which ones you fancy for the week, and wait for it to get delivered to you in a number of days. Paleo never sounded so easy. Whether you’re already hooked on the paleo diet, or you’re keen to give it a go, having zoodle bolognese delivered to your door sounds like a pretty good deal to us.

Bargain Box

Fancy a big box of veggies? Bargain Box has you covered with boxes of fresh veggies and free range meat to feed up to six adults for five nights. They even do the meal prepping for you, with easy recipes that anyone in your bubble can cook up. You really can’t go wrong with dinner made this easy.


Not only is HelloFresh super convenient, but their recipes are also incredibly easy to follow. So if like us, you’re not quite the seasoned chef, then you’ve got nothing to worry about. The recipes may be simple, but the food is anything but, from Parmesan and mustard-crusted chicken with roast veggies to Mexican burrito bowls, the dishes are flavoursome and full of fresh ingredients. Whether you’re a meat or a veggie-lover, HelloFresh has plenty of meal packages to choose from. With eight meals to pick from, you can opt for the mix, where you can choose three meat dishes and two veggies dishes. You can also order a family pack, which feeds up to four people for five meals a week. Add some shazam to your dinner—after all, HelloFresh is only a click away and can deliver healthy bundles of joy direct to your doorstep. 

Now your food is on the way, suss out which of these Nelson runs you can access and run, forest, run.

Image credit: The Kai Box, Raeward Fresh, Plate Up

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