As we traveled about, I began to notice the NZ mailbox style. For one thing, people often posted notices requesting no junk mail, which I assume were honored. Here's an example from Sumner.
This is a good example of the house style of mailboxes, spotted as we biked between wineries.
People clearly have more fun than we usually do in creating their mailboxes. Here's a collage of what they looked like in suburban Nelson. (Click on it to enlarge.)
The top left gets high marks for its minimalist style. We dubbed the one at bottom left the Weber Grill mailbox.