Check out the links below for a range of how-tos and useful information. If you’re new to vinyl or looking for a refresher you’re in the right place!
Yes, some! (but we can easily get items for you if you prefer to shop in store)
While our store carries large inventory to provide customers with a wide selection, it is not practical to hold copies of every item available on this website - we would need over 8 kms of shelving just to hold one copy of each book title available on our website.
There may be online only sales, or store-only sales. Wherever possible, prices in store and on the website will be the same. However, price variations between the website and store will occur when different suppliers are used for the same item, or when import titles are purchased at different times - exchange rate movements have can impact on the price of products that Real Groovy import.
Local NZ orders may be split and dispatched as items become available. International orders will be dispatched once all items are ready to ship.
From time to time, suppliers are unable to fulfill your order and items are placed on backorder . If it appears that your
order will not be dispatched on time, you will be informed as soon as
possible. You will be offered the opportunity to cancel your order at
that time, otherwise you order will be dispatched as soon as the items
You can track the progress of your package at the CourierPost website.
To do this:Use the link provided in the order dispatch notification, emailed to you when your order was dispatched, or:
Login, Click on the link that says "Hi YOURNAME" at the top right of this page. Scroll down to "Orders". Click on the order to view the order detail. Click the link in the tracking number field to view the status of your package.
Allow until 7.00pm on the day of dispatch for the tracking data to be available at the CourierPost website.
If the status of your package indicates that the courier unsuccessfully attempted delivery, contact CourierPost on 0800 COURIERPOST - you will need to provide the tracking number for your package.
Tracking is not available for International orders, which are shipped via Air Mail.
You can view your order history, and the status of current orders, by clicking on the link that says "Hi YOURNAME" at the top right of this page. Scroll down to "Orders". You will be redirected to login if you are not already. Once logged in, you can view a list of all previous orders. Click the "view order" button to see the individual order details.
Yes! Yes you can! Please give us a call on (+64 9) 302-3940 or 0800 GROOVY (within NZ only) and we can create an in-store special order for you.
Special order items can be picked up from the store or couriered to you, the choice is yours.
Keep in mind that all special order items are NEW, and if an item is no longer in print then we can not supply it. Of course, we will advise you of availability at the time of your special order enquiry.
Real Groovy Website gift vouchers are shopping online only.
They can be sent immediately on order verification, or scheduled for delivery at anytime in the future. Real Groovy Website gift vouchers can be sent to any person with an email address. Once activated by the recipient, the value of the gift voucher is immediately available for them to use when placing orders. These vouchers CAN NOT be used in store.
Real Groovy in-store gift vouchers paper vouchers you can send in a card, the are used for shopping in our physical store – they cannot be used on our website.
All discs sold in-store or online are guaranteed to play through.
For CDs and DVDs, this means they are guaranteed to play as a brand-new copy would without any aberrations whatsoever. Secondhand CDs and DVDs available online are checked for condition and re-cased or re-surfaced if necessary.
For secondhand vinyl, this means they are guaranteed to play without skipping, and in-line with the condition grading displayed on the product page. More information on vinyl grading here. If you're after a secondhand record displayed on this website and would like a more detailed description of the condition, please give us a call.
Please choose carefully as we do not refund if you change your mind.
If the goods are faulty we will meet our obligations under the Consumer Guarantees Act to firstly exchange or replace faulty goods, and failing to do that, provide a refund.
If you want to get a GIFT EXCHANGE , you need to tell our staff before you make the purchase. If your return falls outside of the above terms, some goods can be Traded back through our second hand trades department. (LPs CDs and DVDs)
For the items that can be traded; we offer in-store credit of 60% of a new item price and 70% of a second hand item price, if you still have your receipt, and trade within 2 weeks.
Please ask if you have any questions.
You receive points for all items you purchase.
You receive points for vouchers that you purchase.
If you are using a voucher for part of your payment, you will not receive points for the value of the voucher. You will only receive points for any remaining value outside of the voucher.
You do not receive points for freight costs.