Amazon ships many items to New Zealand (including Amazon Kindle). If by any chance the product you want can't be shipped directly, consider using the New Zealand Post YouShop service can be used to forward those items to New Zealand.
Amazon Kindle comes in many models. Currently only Amazon Kindle, Amazon Kindle Touch and Amazon Kindle Keyboard are available for sales outside the USA, but all models work worldwide.
The Amazon models with 3G+WiFi come with built-in 3G modem. It uses Amazon Whispernet technology to provide wireless coverage at 3G speeds in the U.S. and partner networks worldwide, including New Zealand. WiFi support includes public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b or 802.11g standard anywhere in the world. You can purchase books from the Amazon Kindle books page and have these downloaded to your Amazon Kindle device in seconds.
Your books are automatically synchronised between the Amazon Kindle, PC, Apple iPhone or iPad and Android devices. Book downloads and synchronisation are free over 3G or WiFi, no contracts required. The WhisperSync technology synchronises library and bookmarks across your devices so you can always start reading from the same point, regardless of which device you are using.
All prices in the Amazon pages are in US$. Products are purchased directly from Amazon, and shipped by Amazon. No mobile data contracts required for Amazon Kindle 3G devices.