Tax Free Engagement Rings

If you are travelling overseas and are flying out of Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland, you can purchase your diamond ring Tax Free.

4 Simple Steps to Follow for Tax Free Purchases

1. Once you have found Your perfect diamond ring, complete your purchase with The Diamond Shop at the tax free price.

2. Inform The Diamond Shop of your flight details.

3. The Diamond Shop completes the tax free documents and sends them to you. The Diamond Shop then delivers your diamond ring to the appropriate airport’s collection agency.

4. Before you depart New Zealand, give your tax free documents to the collection agency at the airport and they will give you your ring.

Note: For any questions you might have regarding your tax free purchases, you will be assisted by one of our client assistants by calling toll free 0800 888 757.

Tax Free FAQ’s

“How much do I save for Tax Free Sales?”

If you are buying the ring as a surprise, we can help you determine your fiancée’s finger size – call us on 0800 888 757 for more information or visit us in store at 28 Jervois Road, Ponsonby, Auckland. If the finished ring doesn’t fit, we offer a complimentary first resizing.

“How is my diamond or jewellery shipped?”

In New Zealand your purchase is sent by Courier Post. The package will require a signature upon delivery. These requirements are for your security.


For overseas orders we send by Federal Express. Signature will be required upon delivery.

“How much does my shipping cost?”

In New Zealand your shipping is free.


For overseas orders your shipping cost will depend upon the country the goods are being shipped to.

“How does my unset diamond arrive?”

Your unset diamond is sent in a loose diamond holder known as a Temporary Setting. This holder can be placed on your lady’s finger when you propose. Please note, this Temporary Setting is merely to display the unset stone and is not intended to be worn. No liability will be accepted for the diamond if the loose diamond holder has been worn as a ring. Learn More.

“What is your returns policy?”

We offer a 30 day no cost return policy. To be eligible for return, all items must be in their original purchase condition and all original purchase documentation must be returned. The returns policy does not apply to overseas purchases.

“How can I buy tax free?”

Please check out our tax free engagement page for all the details.

Why Shop with Us?

Aside from providing over 24 years of exceptional service,
we proudly offer a range of unique benefits to our customers, like:

handmade in NZ

Our custom engagement rings are made to order by highly skilled New Zealand jewellers and diamond setters.

Fully certified
by GIA

Every diamond comes with an evaluation certificate from GIA, one of the world’s leading diamond grading laboratories.

Free lifetime

All jewellery purchased from The Diamond Shop comes with free lifetime professional cleaning.
Just bring it into the store and our friendly staff will take care of it!


Our CEO was invited to act as an industry consultant to the New Zealand government on the Kimberley Treaty, and we were proud to be the first jeweller in NZ to also sign the Rapaport Pledge for Ethical Jewellery. We conduct regular audits to ensure that our diamond suppliers keep living up to our strict ethical requirements.

Diamond Price

If we don't have the diamond you want in stock, we'll source it for you at a better price than any NZ competitor.

30 day money
back returns

We offer a 30 day no-cost return policy for items in their original condition with all original purchase documentation.


Your order includes an insurance certificate, providing a detailed description and valuation for any future claims.

The Diamond
Shop Warranty

Our generous two-year warranty covers any manufacturing defects.