Terms and Conditions

This terms and conditions document governs the use of Home Brew Republic’s (‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) website (the Service) including shopping and participation in promotions run Home Brew Republic. The Home Brew Republic website is owned by Home Brew Republic Limited.


At Home Brew Republic, we aim to offer you the best level of customer service, both online and off. We’re not satisfied until you’re satisfied with our service, our product range and our brands. If you have any questions or problems whatsoever then please phone 0800 486 834 or email us at brew@homebrewrepublic.co.nz and we will endeavour to solve whatever trouble you have in a timely and efficient manner.

Acceptance of Terms & Conditions

By accessing, browsing or using this site, the customer (‘you’ or ‘your’) acknowledges and agrees to the terms and conditions, as well as any relevant disclaimers contained herein. Further, by continuing, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted these terms and conditions. By purchasing a product from this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

We reserve the right to change any or all of the information contained herein at any time, and you should constantly check the current terms and conditions. Home Brew Republic reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content or cancel orders at our sole discretion. Any orders cancelled by us, but paid for, will receive a full refund.

Age at Time of Purchase

To purchase from this site, you must be eighteen (18) years of age or over.


All prices are shown in New Zealand dollars (NZ$) and include GST (which is currently 15% sales tax) If the GST rate changes, we reserve the right to immediately amend our prices accordingly. We reserve the right to alter prices for any reason. If this should happen after you have ordered a product, we will contact you prior to processing your order.


It is natural for those new to electronic purchasing to be concerned about security of personal and credit card details. In reality, a commerce transaction on the Internet is significantly more secure than a similar telephone transaction or handing your credit card over the counter in a store. When you purchase using our secure online credit card facility, you can be confident that all of your details are protected by the latest security mechanisms and are used only for the purpose of the transaction fulfilment.


All the information contained in this website, including the website design, graphics, logos, images and text is the property of Home Brew Republic Limited or its suppliers and protected by International Copyright Laws. We reserve all such rights. Any other trademarks (registered or unregistered), company names, product names and/or logos set forth in this website are the property of their respective owners. We do not claim to own any of these trademarks nor claim that we are related to, endorsed by, or in any other way connected or associated with these companies.

Home Brew Republic’s trademark and trade dress may not be used without prior written permission from us.

Errors & Omissions

We are not responsible for any typographical errors or inaccuracies set forth in this website. The information, prices and discounts set forth herein are subject to change without notice. If there are any changes after you have ordered a product, we will contact you prior to processing your order.


Please ensure you do not knowingly transmit any material that may contain a virus or other harmful component. Only individuals who can make legally binding contracts may purchase goods and services from this site. We cannot guarantee that we will notice or be able to prevent any illegal or inappropriate use of this website, nor can we guarantee that we will give notice of any illegal or inappropriate use of this website.

Electronic Communications

When you visit http://www.homebrewrepublic.co.nz or send e-mails to us, you are electronically communicating with us. By doing so you consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site.


By placing an order on our website, you agree to, and accept the terms and price specified in this website. This price may include additional delivery and other applicable charges. This offer may be accepted or rejected by us for any reason, including, the unavailability of any product, an error in the price or the product description posted on this website, or an error in your order. Your contract with us will only come into existence when you have fully paid for your order, and we provide confirmation that your order has been accepted. Confirmation will be sent via email to your elected email address.

Cancellation of Orders

Orders will be shipped by Home Brew Republic after order details have been verified and payment has been received. If customers wish to cancel their order, you are requested to contact us by sending an email to brew@homebrewrepublic.co.nz. Requests for cancellation will be considered on a case-by-case basis and Home Brew Republic will exercise its sole discretion in determining whether an order placed through http://www.homebrewrepublic.co.nz may be cancelled.

Exclusion of Negligence

Home Brew Republic is not liable to the buyer in contract or in tort arising out of, or in connection with, or relating to: 

a. the performance of the product;
b. any fact, matter or thing relating to the products; or
c. any error in information supplied to the buyer or a user at or after the date of the purchaser’s or user’s use of the product.


Delivery times given on this website are indicative only. Your order will be dispatched from the Home Brew Republic logistics and handing provider provided they have the items to fulfil your order in stock. If they do not, we will endeavour to source your order. We will not be liable for any failure to observe these delivery times but will try and contact you by phone or email if any late deliveries are anticipated. You understand and agree that you shall not be entitled to withdraw or modify any commitment made for the purchase of products from this website once that commitment has been made for any reason, including without limitation, due to any delay in delivery.

If, however, delivery has not happened after 30 days from the indicative delivery date, the buyer may, at their election, treat the failure to deliver as a terminating contractual event. In such an event we will refund any payment made to it in respect of that particular order.

If we are unable to source the product you require, we will contact you, the buyer, and inform you of the general date of availability. If you, the buyer, are unhappy with that, we will provide a refund of the money paid for that order.

Returns Policy for Website Purchases

We recommend that customers thoroughly inspect goods upon receipt and before removing any attached tags and before disposing of any original packaging.

For goods that are defective, damaged or are incorrect for the order:

If there is any defect in the product on receipt, then we may at our discretion replace or repair the product or provide you with a refund in accordance with the Consumer Garuantees Act (1993). You must notify us within two (2) days of receipt of your order in writing to brew@homebrewrepublic.co.nz, with a photo of the product, the order number and a description of the issue. If we are required to repair or replace the product, we may at our sole discretion ask you to return the product to our warehouse or choose to ask you to dispose of the original product.

In any other case:

We hope you will be happy with your purchase from www.homebrewrepublic.co.nz. If you are not completely satisfied, you must notify us within two (2) days of receipt of your order in writing to brew@homebrewrepublic.co.nz and return your purchase within ten (10) days of the purchase date for a credit or exchange to the same value excluding shipping costs from the original order. Any costs incurred to return the product including packaging and freight are the responsibility of the customer unless the goods are faulty, or we have made an error. We cannot guarantee that we will be willing to accept the item for return or exchange if you do not contact us via email.

Once we have received the goods and ascertained that they, and their packaging are still in a condition that they can be resold for full original retail price, you will receive a credit to the user account which the good were purchased through.

There is no return or exchange for sale items, unless faulty.

We will not accept any goods that have been used, altered, damaged, or have their labels removed.


Your ability to purchase products and services from this website may be terminated at any time by us without notice. All disclaimers and limitations of liability by Home Brew Republic will survive termination. Should you object to any of these terms & conditions, including any subsequent amendments, you must immediately discontinue use of this site.

Special Offers and Discounts

Special offers presented on our website or in promotional material may include special prices, special offers on shipping fees, special gifts, bundle offers, loyalty rewards or discounts after satisfying certain conditions.

We will provide special offers in accordance with the principles of these terms and conditions and the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act (1993). If a formula of a particular special offer differs from the rules defined in these terms and conditions, it conditions shall be defined in a separate terms and conditions document.

An announcement of a special offer will define in particular it character, conditions for participation, timeframe and territorial scope, and the group customers the offer is applicable to. A special offer can only be used at any time during its period of validity, and we reserve the right to cancel, chance or amend any special offer at any time.

Unless the announcement for a special offer states otherwise, special offers are applicable to customers placing orders in any available form.

3rd Party Advertising, Hyperlinks & Offers

The site may have third party advertisements, referral buttons and other pointers to websites operated by third parties. Home Brew Republic has no control over these sites and is therefore not responsible for any materials and contents linked to our website. While this information is offered in good faith, it must be understood that wedo not endorse any of these sites or their advertising and is not responsible for any goods you purchase from them.

Colour Information

While we have endeavoured to display accurately the colours of products, the actual colours you see will depend on your monitor and may not be accurate.

Product Descriptions

Home Brew Republic and our suppliers attempt to be as accurate as possible in describing products detailed on the site http://www.homebrewrepublic.co.nz. However, we do not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by Home Brew Republic itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in an unused condition, in original packaging, for refund of the purchase price. The cost to return courier these products to us will be at your expense.

Governing Law

The laws of New Zealand govern any contract arising out of this website, and all disclaimers, terms and conditions and terms of use.

Disclaimers & Limitation of Liability

You, the customer expressly agrees that use of http://www.homebrewrepublic.co.nz is at your sole risk. Our liability for any claim, damages, loss, or expense related to the supply by us of goods or services is limited to the cost paid by you for the goods or services and except where statute expressly requires otherwise. 

Neither Home Brew Republic, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, merchants, sponsors, licensors (collectively, “Providers”), or the like, warrant that Home Brew Republic will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of Home Brew Republic, or as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information content, service, or merchandise provided through Home Brew Republic.

This site is provided by us on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the site, the information, content, materials or products, included on this site.

Home Brew Republic reserves the right to change any advertised price before accepting an order. All products are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. If we are unable to fulfil your order, you will be offered an alternative or given a refund for the unavailable product.

Site Policies, Modification, & Severability

We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these terms & conditions at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition. Please review our other policies, all contained under Customer Service, and posted on this site. These policies also govern your visit to http://www.homebrewrepublic.co.nz.

Comments, Feedback and Submissions

Home Brew Republic welcomes your feedback regarding this web site, as well as its products and services. Any information, concepts, ideas, comments, materials, suggestions or comments sent to us will not be treated as confidential information and by submitting such information you are granting us an unrestricted license to use, display, modify, reproduce, transmit and distribute such information for any purpose whatsoever. Unless required by law, we will not use your name in connection with any such information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments without your prior written consent.