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Local Virtual Numbers

Appear Local from virtually
anywhere in the world.

We know you’re going places. Our inbound numbers and call services will help you get there.

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Takes only less than 5 mins to sign up & secure your number
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What are Local Virtual Numbers?

Making a Local Virtual Number work for your small business.

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Local Virtual Numbers

A Local Virtual number tells your customers your business is established and reputable. But there are additional reasons why big companies use them. Firstly, they allow your customers to dial you from anywhere in New Zealand for the cost of a local call. They are also easier for your customers to remember and make your life simpler by providing one phone number for your business.

With a Local Virtual number, you can conveniently answer calls from any phone line in New Zealand. You have the flexibility of being able to route your number to any landline or mobile number. Another unique thing is that the Local Virtual number is only for inbound calls, not for outbound calls. You’ll be charged depending on whether the call is connected from a landline or mobile.

What can a Local Virtual Number do?

  • Full caller ID Reports
  • Can forward to an existing mobile, landline or VoIP number
  • Allows you to deliver calls to your business
  • Configured with features
  • Provide data and insights on calls
  • Simple Routing Solutions
  • Can be accessed from Overseas

What a Local Virtual Number cannot do.

  • Can’t do restricted call access
  • Can‘t be used with state based routing
  • Can’t be used for outbound calls

We’ll find the perfect number for your business

Setting yourself up for success.
Backed by expert support and assistance.

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Our toll-free number gives you the flexibility to answer your business calls where and when it suits you



Your toll-free number can go with you when you’re on the move, using our call forwarding feature allows you to move easily from the office to the job site (or school pickup) and never miss a call.



Is your business growing? Do you have separate people for sales and customer service? Use IVR to help get the right calls to the right people.



Have you considered the costs of getting new phone numbers if you relocate? Updating collateral and business cards alone can cost hundreds of dollars. With a tollfree number – this worry can disappear, you can take you tollfree number anywhere in the country!!



Convinced that digital marketing is delivering you high volumes of sales calls – but want to know for sure?? Use our call management reporting to determine which marketing channel is actually driving results.


Never miss a lead again.

No additional software/app or hardware needed. Works through your
existing mobile/landline provider. Does not require the internet to answer calls

Difference between a Local Virtual Number and a Local Phone Number

A local phone number is a traditional landline (with landline rentals) that is connected via hard wire, where you can do both inbound and outbound calls, unlike a Local Virtual number that allows you to have a local area code number but have all calls forwarded to your mobile or a landline in another state. Only inbound calls.

No Contracts. No Hidden fees. No regrets.
It’s your call.

Small businesses don’t need setbacks.
That’s why we are 100% upfront with our costs.

Ready to buy?

Takes less than 5 mins to sign up &
secure your number

Need Help Deciding?

Choosing the right solution can be complex.
Let us help you through it all!

Local number types?

Become fully portable with multiple numbers.

Local Number Types NZ
Easy Choose from a list of main city phone numbers:
  • (09) Auckland
  • (03) Christchurch
  • (03) Dunedin
  • (078) Hamilton
  • (075) Tauranga
  • (04) Wellington

Need a number of a specific town or city?

Contact Us on 0800 946 835

A Local Virtual Number is a local phone number that is not tied to a physical address and accepts incoming calls only. This means that it allows you to advertise as though you have a local presence, whilst having your calls forwarded to an existing device such as your mobile or another landline. A local virtual number allows you to operate as a local business, without the costs associated with traditional PSTN line rental.

Takes less than 5 mins to sign up &
secure your number

Why Zintel?

At least some small business decisions are easy.

We are your one-stop-shop for managing your calls. Small businesses rely on Zintel.


Small businesses need big support

We know it can be tough figuring things out on your own. That’s why our New Zealand based
technical support team is always here for you, 24/7. We work around the clock, handling over 1500 support enquiries every month.


Don’t let a poor quality call signal a poor quality business

We only use Tier 1 corporate grade networks such as Vodafone and Spark NZ to ensure maximum reliability. 99.97% uptime, uncapped calling ability (we don’t limit the number of concurrent calls to your 0800 number) and our robust VOIP technology is not like the rest.


You manage your business

All Zintel 0508 numbers include call features that will change the way you do business and give you the flexibility to cancel at any time with
no lock-in contracts.

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Local Virtual Number benefits that will change your business.

A 0800 number is more memorable, more professional, and more attractive for prospective customers.

Be on the go

Avoid that sinking feeling of a missed call with no message left, that next call could be your next big client.

Receive Calls
from Overseas

Appear local when you can be located anywhere in the world and by having an area code – international customers can still call it as well unlike other inbound numbers.

Keep your number even if  you relocate

Whether it’s the growth of your team or a change of location, you’ll always be reached on the same phone number.

No physical landline rental needed

Don’t spend landline rental (usually $35) on a physical phone line. Save money and don’t be tied down by a physical landline.

Perfect for businesses that:

  • Have an interstate presence
  • Local Storefront
  • Franchise Businesses
  • Remote Businesses – but want a main city number
  • Online Businesses
  • Business based overseas

See how your business can benefit

We allow you to get the most out of your number.

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The service has been excellent!
Nyree, Grow Therapies
Customer since May 2015

Too often we speak with customers who are doing a great job but are missing important phone calls. Sound familiar? Missed calls really affect new businesses because in the early days you’re still building your reputation and relying on every sale.

Luckily the frustration of missed calls is preventable and easy to fix with Zintel. We can make such a difference to your small business. With our knowledge, support and services, we’ll help you look big, feel professional and put an end to your calls going to your competitors.

Number Type Local Virtual Number
Call Features Day Routing
Call Recording
Plan Basic

Totally upfront. We make our fine print big print.

What to Look for What to Avoid

Reliability & Network

Remove drop-offs or quality issues when you’re in a business call

Tier 1 provider with corporate grade up time and system redundancies Low quality VoIP infrastructure that can cause bad connections

Concurrent Calling

Don’t limit your sales because your toll free number has a limit. Allow multiple calls at any time whether it is a campaign or you have a call centre.

Unlimited concurrent calls as much as your answer point can handle. Potentially limit your concurrent calls to less than 5
Local Virtual Number Call Features

Features that will change the way you do business.

When you buy an inbound number through Zintel, you can instantly improve your business with our included call features.

Call Forwarding

Call Overflow – Sequential

Business Hours Routing

Time & Day-Based Routing

Simple Geographic Routing

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Complex Geographic Routing

Simple Menu Routing

Complex Menu Routing

Key Press to Answer

Call Blocking

Call Announce

Inbound Call Recording

Outbound Call Recording

Call Reporting & Analytics

Play Announcement

Voice to Email

Virtual Receptionist

Professional Voice Over

Professional Voice Talent Recording

Email to SMS

Email to SMS

See how your business can benefit


Features that will change your business

You can still present a professional image to your customers, even if you’re a small business. Our powerful call features will get you there. Give your business the ultimate freedom and flexibility to never miss a lead again.

Our team maximises what your business can do

Local Virtual Number Availability

Don’t mind what you have there.

Call Us on 0800 946 835 we can help find the right number for you.

Found the number? Need help setting it up or couldn’t find the number and need help finding the right one?

Request a Call Back

Request a call back. We’ll help you get it sorted.

Compare Your Options

Which type of number suits your business?

Easily find the difference between 0800 Number, 0508 Numbers and Local Virtual Numbers to ensure you make the best decision for your business

0800 Numbers 0508 Numbers Local Virtual Number
Plans Available Available on all plans Available on all plans Available on all plans
Cost to your customer, when they call Free Call Free Call Landline Call
Cost to your business Refer to plan specifications Refer to plan specifications Refer to plan specifications
Number Example 0800 123 123 0508 123 123 (09) Auckland
(03) Christchurch/Dunedin
(075) Tauranga
(04) Wellington
Feature Compatibility Compatible with ALL features Compatible with ALL features Not Compatible with:
Geographic Routing
Restricted Call Access

Need help deciding? We’re always here to help…

Local Virtual Number Cost & Plans

Great value plans with no lock-in contracts.


Choose Your Number Types

How It Works


Select Your Value Plan

Pricing and Plans


Select Your Advanced Features

Call Features

Need help getting started? Call us on 0800 946 835

Local Virtual Number Add-ons

Business Boosters: Handle calls more professionally.

Professional Call Recording

Your business can sound just as professional as Australia’s leading big businesses. How? With a professional voice recording. We can arrange a professional voice artist to record your voice greeting, voice-mail and IVR menu and install it in your system. It’s a great way to give your business a professional edge.

Virtual Receptionist

Want every call to be answered by a friendly professional? Virtual Receptionist is the perfect solution for personalising your customer experience. It’s like having a receptionist without paying one. How it works is that our Australian-based call centre answers your call and sends you a short message via SMS or email so you can follow up the lead. It gives you the ultimate freedom and flexibility.

Transfer Existing Number

Make the Switch without missing a beat!

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Complete freedom of choice!

Keep your existing numbers or pick new numbers

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We make switching seamless

Zero downtime, no porting fees

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Start saving with our all-inclusive plans

Plans start from $20 a month with
included calls and call features

No Porting Fees

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Achieving outstanding results over and over again.

The lower costs enabled us to compete in new markets. The service we receive is far better than other providers.
Panztel NZ
We continue to receive amazing customer service and care, which Youthline values highly and appreciates greatly.
Youthline Auckland
Nice speedy customer service. Easy to use.
New office

Starting a new office?

Start off on the right foot with a professional image that makes your business look bigger.

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Growing business

Growing Business?

We’ll help you grow your business and figure our what’s working for you and what isn’t.

View Case Study

Frequently Asked Questions.

Setting up your local virtual number is easy. Simply choose the number from our online store, choose your plan, setup your features and we will set it up for you within 1-2 days (for simple connections).

When you subscribe for a local virtual number with Zintel, we give you a new number at no additional cost. A new number is included with all of our plans. You can simply choose a number you like from our list of available services, select a hosting plan and the number is yours. You will then be charged your monthly plan fee, and if you exceed the minutes included in the plan you would also be charged for extra minutes (at the same rate as the included minutes).

Getting an Local Virtual number with Zintel is easy. Simply visit our online store, choose your number, choose your plan and we will set you up within 1-2 days. Once setup is complete the number is yours.

A Local Virtual Number is a local phone number that is not tied to a physical address and accepts incoming calls only. This means that it allows you to advertise as though you have a local presence, whilst having your calls forwarded to an existing device such as your mobile or another landline. A local virtual number allows you to operate as a local business, without the costs associated with traditional PSTN line rental.

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