Customs and the border

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The customs service at work.

Customs requirements

The New Zealand Customs Service protects New Zealand's borders.

Customs | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa(external link) has information on:

Biosecurity at the border

Ministry for Primary Industries | Manatū Ahu Matua(external link) (MPI) looks after New Zealand's biosecurity system.

Biosecurity(external link) has MPI information on:

Importation of prescription medication

Information about the importation of medicines can be found on the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe) website(external link).


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