NZ Post said COVID-19 sparked a surge in online shopping, which is expected to continue.
"We expect there to be a one day delay of items due to be delivered in Auckland. "
The packages have been stuck since NZ moved to alert level 3 and it received an influx of items.
Toll says the driver involved has been "terminated".
CEO Scott Jenyns says they expect demand to ease off under alert level 2.
A move to level 3 will see a wave of businesses crank back to life - and the pressure on courier operations will surge further.
Kiwis have been flouting physical distancing rules in the last 48 hours, they say.
Experts are divided on whether you should sanitise your mail.
The delays should be expected "until further notice".
The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry was named the most deadly.
"I heard this huge thump, we could instantly tell something had hit the door."
They bought the gift for a child without knowing what was inside.
His mum says she's had her "faith restored in humanity".
NZ Post defended the move, saying there's nothing to be concerned about.
The Privacy Commissioner has ruled it breached the Privacy Act.
His family want fans to give post a chance.
His alleged attackers also stole more $800 from him.
"You are an awful, awful person," it began.
One politician said Guevara was "barbaric".
Hundreds of thousands of parcels are still waiting to be delivered, with Christmas fast approaching.