Terms and Conditions

BargainChemist.co.nz has free prescription services on all fully funded items.

Items on the subsidy list are dictated by the national pharmaceutical schedule and can be changed from time to time without prior notice.

BargainChemist.co.nz is an online pharmacy and a retail store. Thank you for viewing Bargain Chemist website.

Terms of Use

This site aims to provide a convenient, private and informative shopping experience for our customers to purchase products, accessible 24/7. Our online store offers an easy and convenient method of ordering pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical products online.

BargainChemist.co.nz wants each customer to have a safe, pleasant visit.

Therefore we have established the following terms and conditions to set the expectations from each party. By using and ordering from BargainChemist.co.nz you agree to be bound by and accept the following terms and conditions. Please read them carefully.

Information Disclaimer

All information on BargainChemist.co.nz is intended for general information. It is not a substitute for medical advice from a health care professionals and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always consult your doctor, pharmacist or other qualified health care professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition, existing or new medical treatment. Do not disregard medical advice or postpone consultation with your health care professional because of information that you have read on this website. Always read the label of any supplements or natural health products you purchase and use only as directed. Vitamins and minerals are supplementary to and not a replacement for a balanced diet. Consult a healthcare professional if symptoms persist. Customer reviews reflect individual experiences and may not be typical. Individual results may vary. There is no warranty that this information is accurate or complete.

Information provided on BargainChemist.co.nz is for information only. Weight management programs should be used in conjunction with a balanced diet. If you have a pre-existing medical condition, are pregnant or lactating, consult a health professional prior to use. Always read the label and take as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.

Professional advice is required for each particular illness, disease, infection, injury or other medical condition and for dosages of the pharmaceutical product supplied via this site. This information is not to be taken as any sort of medical advice whatsoever. You take full and total responsibility for what you do with this information, and any resulting outcomes from your actions.

* Please note that not all products available online are available in the stores. In addition, some stores may have slightly different prices on selected lines.

* All crossed-through prices are BargainChemist.co.nz recommended retail prices (rrp). All prices quoted on the website or pursuant to any enquiry are in New Zealand dollars (NZD). These are shown to give you an indication of the saving you will make compared to buying from a standard retail pharmacy. These prices have been obtained through regular price matching and are actual prices from retail stores. We cannot show prices for all products due to database restrictions and the fact that some of our products cannot be purchased in retail pharmacies. Actual product or product packaging delivered may vary slightly from product image shown.

* Your pharmacist will advise you whether the preparation is suitable for your condition.

Copyright and Trademark Notice

All designs, text, graphics, pictures and arrangement on this website are the copyright of BargainChemist.co.nz or its content providers. Permission is granted to users to electronically copy or print portions of this site for their own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of materials on this site without BargainChemist.co.nz prior written consent is strictly prohibited. All images, audio and video clips are the sole property of BargainChemist.co.nz or their respective content providers.

All software used on the site is the sole property of BargainChemist.co.nz or those supplying the software. You acknowledge that the site contains content and software that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights, and that these rights are valid and maybe protected in all forms, media and technologies which exist now or are developed in the future. You may use the content of this site only for the purpose of shopping on this site or placing an order on this site and for no other purpose. No materials from this site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without BargainChemist.co.nz prior written permission. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Any unauthorised use of the materials appearing on this site may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Use of Site and Liability for Products Sold

BargainChemist.co.nz reserves the right to correct any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies, we do not accept any responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, currency, or completeness of any information, content, materials, services, products, merchandise, functionality, or other resource(s) available on or accessible through the service (even typographical or imaging errors), including the substance, accuracy, or sufficiency of any service or product information listed on the service. Further, we do not represent that the service will operate without interruption or error, nor do we provide any assurances of the availability or usability of the shopping services offered through the service.

BargainChemist.co.nz does not accept any liability for the consequences arising from the application, use, or misuse of any resources contained on or made available through the service, including any injury and/or damage to any person or property as a matter of product liability, negligence, or otherwise.

BargainChemist.co.nz also does not accept any responsibility for technical failures or for unauthorised access of user transmissions or materials by third parties.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall BargainChemist.co.nz its suppliers, vendors, respective employees, officers, directors, agents, affiliates, suppliers, vendors, licensors, co-branders, or partners be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever resulting from any loss of use, loss of data, loss of profits, business interruption, litigation, or any other pecuniary loss, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability, or otherwise arising out of or in any way connected with the use, operation, or performance of the service, with the delay or inability to use the service, any defects in the service, or with the provision of, or failure to make available, any information, services, products, materials, or other resources available on or accessible through the service, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Neither BargainChemist.co.nz nor its suppliers or vendors guarantee the sequence, accuracy, or completeness of any information or content available through the service and shall not be liable in any way to you or anyone else who may use the information or content or to whom the information or content may be furnished, for any delays, inaccuracies, unavailability, errors, or omissions therefrom or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof or for any damage arising therefrom or occasioned thereby.

The operation of the service may be affected by numerous factors beyond BargainChemist.co.nz or its suppliers’ or vendors’ control. The operation of the service – whether by BargainChemist.co.nz, its suppliers, or its vendors – may not be secure. Security and privacy risks cannot be eliminated. Password protection and any other security measures may not prevent unauthorised access to materials.

With respect to products, goods, or services purchased through BargainChemist.co.nz suppliers’ and vendors’ sites, in no event shall any BargainChemist.co.nz party be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, resulting from any loss of use, loss of profits, litigation, or any other pecuniary loss, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the provision of or failure to make available any such products, goods, or services, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Any liability on the part of BargainChemist.co.nz parties, in the aggregate, shall not exceed the fees paid by you solely for the right to use the particular information, product or service provided by BargainChemist.co.nz.

Furthermore, BargainChemist.co.nz explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on sites that link to or from the site from third parties. We cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in third-party sites, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites.

Under no circumstances shall we or any other party involved in creating, producing, or distributing the site be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages for loss of profits, good will, use, data or other intangible losses (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages) that result from (i) the use of or inability to use the site, (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the site; (iii) unauthorised access to or alteration of your registration information, transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the site; (v) negligent or willful acts of BargainChemist.co.nz, its directors, officers, employees and representatives or (vi) any other matter relating to the site.

You agree to indemnify and hold BargainChemist.co.nz, and our directors, officers, employees and representatives harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any you or any third party due to or arising out of the content you submit, post to or transmit through the site, your use of the site, your connection to the site, your violation of the terms of use, or your violation of any rights of another.

You acknowledge and agree that the limitations set forth above are fundamental elements of this agreement and the service would not be provided to you absent such limitations.

Your Account Obligations

In consideration of your use of the site, you agree to:

  • Provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form (the “registration information”); and
  • maintain and promptly update the registration information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and registration and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password and registration. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. BargainChemist.co.nz considers this registration information private. The information is kept on a secure server to protect it from outside parties. We use the information only for the limited purposes of processing your orders, for statistical purposes to improve our site and services to you, to administer our site, and to notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you.

If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may suspend or terminate your registration and refuse any and all current and future use of the site.

Payment Methods

Credit cards: we accept all major credit cards including Visa and MasterCard. There is no surcharge for Visa or MasterCard transactions with BargainChemist.co.nz. Please be sure to provide your exact billing address and telephone number – the address and phone number your credit card bank has on file for you. Your credit card will be billed as soon as your order is placed. This is done to protect the security of your credit card details, as we do not store your card details at any point. Incorrect information may cause a delay in processing your order. In the event that we cannot fulfill your order or some items cannot be shipped, we will refund the difference back to your credit card. These refunds may take several business days to appear on your statement.

Order Acceptance Policy

Your receipt of an electronic or other form of order confirmation does not signify our acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of our offer to sell. BargainChemist.co.nz reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason. BargainChemist.co.nz reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order, without prior notice to you, to supply less than the quantity you ordered of any item. We may require additional verifications or information before accepting any order.

Your Conduct

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the site, use of the site, or access to the site. You agree not to access the site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the site.

Our Rights

BargainChemist.co.nz may terminate your access, or suspend your access to all or part of the site, without notice, for any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, a third-party provider, merchant, sponsor, licensor, service provider, or us.

BargainChemist.co.nz may elect to electronically monitor areas of the site and may disclose any content, records, or electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the site; or (iii) to protect our rights or property or the rights of the users, our directors, employees, representatives, sponsors, third party providers or licensors. We are not responsible for screening, policing, editing, or monitoring such content.

Typographical Errors

In the event a product is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical error or error in pricing information received from our suppliers, BargainChemist.co.nz shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. BargainChemist.co.nz shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled BargainChemist.co.nz shall immediately issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.

Applicable Law

As far as legally possible this agreement, its terms and conditions and the use of this site shall be governed by the laws in existence from time to time in New Zealand. Any claim relating to the site, the services provided through the site or the New Zealand law shall govern the content.


This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. If you no longer agree to be bound by this agreement, you must cease your use of the service, including any access thereto. Your use of the service is at your sole risk. If you are dissatisfied with the service, its content, or any of the terms, conditions, and policies of this agreement, your sole and exclusive legal remedy is to discontinue using the service.

These terms are effective even if this agreement is terminated by either party. Subject to applicable law, we reserve the right to suspend or deny, in our sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the site with or without notice.

You agree that any termination of your access to the site may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your registration and all related information and files under your registration and bar any further access to such files or the site.

If you breach any provision of this agreement, then you may no longer use the service. Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the site.

General Information

These terms of use constitute the entire agreement between BargainChemist.co.nz and you and govern the use of the site. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the terms of use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the terms of use remain in full force and effect.

By placing an order through BargainChemist.co.nz you agree to receive newsletters promoting products and services from us. Should you not wish to continue to receive these newsletters you can unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the end of the newsletter.

Limited Purchase Quantities

BargainChemist.co.nz reserves the right to decline the sale of any pharmacy/pharmacist only medication or any other product or service where we deem appropriate to any customer using our internet site and accepts no liability for doing so.

BargainChemist.co.nz reserves the right to monitor and limit the purchase amounts of products at its sole discretion, this can be governed by med safe and we reserve the right to change the quantity without prior notice.

BargainChemist.co.nz reserves the right to restrict sales to a non-commercial level at its sole discretion. In such cases BargainChemist.co.nz will reduce product(s) to what BargainChemist.co.nz considers a non-commercial quantity. Any commercial size quantities should be request by email to [email protected].

International Destination Restrictions and Liability

BargainChemist.co.nz has no control over international customs or international postal operations and as such, takes no responsibility for damaged items or items claimed to be missing.

BargainChemist.co.nz thoroughly monitors all international orders and inspects all packages leaving our distribution centers to ensure that all items ordered by customers are included in each order and that each order is safely packed for international shipping.

BargainChemist.co.nz will not refund any international orders where such claims are made. We recommend such claims be placed with your local customs and or postal service.

BargainChemist.co.nz reserves the right to restrict parcels to certain destination countries at its sole discretion. BargainChemist.co.nz is not responsible for the loss of any orders due to untraceable consignments numbers. BargainChemist.co.nz is not liable for any cost that may be incurred due to customs tax or delivery tax. BargainChemist.co.nz holds no liability to any orders that are detained by any countries customs, this may also affect delivery times; BargainChemist.co.nz holds no responsibility on the order being delivered within a certain timeframe or cost. BargainChemist.co.nz cannot guarantee the quality of any consumable products delivered due to extended shipping times and weather and hold no liability on replacing/refunded them. BargainChemist.co.nz cannot guarantee the quality of any food products delivered due to extended shipping times and weather and hold no liability on replacing/refunded them. BargainChemist.co.nz will refund the exact amount of a cancelled order in New Zealand dollars; however, for international orders the currency at the time will dictate how much will be deposited back into your account. BargainChemist.co.nz is not liable for any discrepancy of currency at the time of the refund.

BargainChemist.co.nz is proud to offer the best in healthcare to everyone, regardless of where they may reside.

BargainChemist.co.nz is an expert at sourcing the best healthcare products and selling it to our customers at the best price, we are not specialists in understanding customs, taxation and importation laws of all the various countries in which our customers live.

As such by agreeing to purchase the goods in your basket today, you accept that BargainChemist.co.nz is responsible for the picking packing and dispatching of your goods to you. If for any reason whatsoever, be it taxes, custom law, duties or any other reasons whatsoever your parcel does not make it to your door and BargainChemist.co.nz has picked, packed and dispatched the goods you have ordered, whilst we regret the non-delivery, BargainChemist.co.nz is unable to refund your payment.

International Postage

BargainChemist.co.nz uses New Zealand post, New Zealand couriers and other equally reputable international couriers for your delivery, so you can have absolute confidence that if your order fails to arrive it is not a function of the courier but rather a regulatory hurdle. Given the quality of our courier partners, if your delivery arrives damaged please let us know and we will endeavor to either resupply the goods or refund your payment based on the individual circumstances. However outside of this non damaged delivery guarantee BargainChemist.co.nz is unable to guarantee goods purchased on our web site will be compliant with your local laws and regulations and as such be permitted to make it to your door.

Best Price Guarantee

Find a cheaper same stocked item in New Zealand and we will beat the difference by 10%. Proof of lower price must be provided.

Bargain Chemist reserves the right to withdraw this promotion at any time without prior notice. This promotion is limited to New Zealand pharmacies and health food shops.

*Applicable on everyday low prices . Excludes on sale items and stock liquidation

See our Best Price Guarantee page for more information, and exclusions.


Breville Competition – Shirley, Christchurch Store Opening

1. One entry per email.

2. Valid for instore Homebase Shirley orders only.

3. Winner must be able to collect their prize from Bargain Chemist, Shirley.

4. Promotion ends on 29th September 2019. Bargain Chemist reserve the right to end the promotion on or before this date without prior warning.

5. Winner will be drawn no later than the 7th October 2019. The winner will be contacted via email or phone if the winner does not respond within two weeks from first contact Bargain Chemist will draw another winner.

6. The winner may be asked for proof of purchase at the time of collection. Bargain Chemist reserve the right to withhold the prize if a receipt cannot be produced.

7. Breville Espresso Coffee Machine (Model:BES810BSS) value price based on retail price as observed at www.breville.co.nz on the 14th August 2019.

8. All personal data shared is held in confidence as per our Privacy Policy.


Facebook & Instagram – sign up to the Bargain Chemist email newsletter list for your chance to win one of two double passes each month to selected Crusaders home games.


1. One entry per month per email per month

2. Competition drawn monthly on the first Monday.

3. The winner will be contacted via email or phone.

4. The Winner will have the option to select from the Crusader home games being played that month (month of draw).

4. Tickets must be collected from one of our Bargain Chemist Christchurch stores.

5. Tickets are Non-transferable.

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