@David_Moore when you say "add rural option and hope customer is honest", are you talking about adding more shipping rates, or something else? I don't see any "rural option" in the options.
We currently have one zone and six different rates based on package size -- is there any better option than creating another 6 rates for Rural delivery of that same package size?
The "create shipping zone" seems error-prone as then you have to manually add products to the zone and it might be easy to miss some out, or add non-shipped products by accident . (And we would have to add the six rates to the new zone anyway).
Have you found a workable solution?
Unfortunately the Shopify Shipping module has very limited functionality for the NZ market, as I'm sure you have discovered.
Here's a thread I have been contributing to:
The regional based shipping options in the Shopify shipping module are too broad to satisfy the variations in shipping costs across New Zealand. While I have been able to configure Shopify shipping rates for most NZ Courier deliveries, and have successfully integrated with GoSweetSpot, our oversize shipments >80Kg are challenging and we have decided to zero rate these products and advise the customer at checkout that shipping cost are to be confirmed. This works to a point, except that if the order combines shipping rates then the customer doesn't see the TBC note for the oversized item (I hope this makes sense!). Rural Delivery is another layer of complexity to be addressed
I believe a postcode based app is likely the answer but have yet to muster the energy to install and trial.
Would be interested in you progress.
The GoSweetSport <=> Shopify integration app is installed from GoSweetSpot, not Shopify.
In GSS, go to Administration=>Integration menu and select Shopify. This will take you to a config menu and, once you enter your Shopify store address, GSS will be enabled on your store and the App will appear in the Shopify Apps list.
Hope this helps.