New Zealand Customs Service
Business // Migration // New Zealand
Member since: 16 August 2007
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The New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) is the government agency with the job of protecting the community from potential risks arising from international trade and travel, while facilitating the legitimate movement of people and goods across the border. Our Maori name - Te Mana Arai o Aotearoa - translates as the authority that screens and protects New Zealand.
Wednesday, 10 February 2010
CMP Canterbury join Customs' Secure Exports Scheme
Today CMP Canterbury, one of New Zealand’s biggest meat exporters, partnered with the New Zealand Customs Service in Customs’ Secure Exports Scheme (SES), ensuring CMP experience speedier clearance times and greater trade facilitation.
Tuesday, 9 September 2008
WMD Exercise to be held in Auckland in September
In September New Zealand will host ‘Exercise Maru’ in Auckland which will test New Zealand's ability to halt a shipment concealing materials used to make weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
Friday, 5 September 2008
Enough Pseudoephredrine for $20 million of P
New Zealand Customs Service officers have seized 80-kilos of Contac NT (pseudoephedrine), enough to produce as much as 24-kilos of Methamphetamine (P) with a street value of around $20 million.
Friday, 25 July 2008
Email Scam warning
New Zealand Customs Service is aware of an email scam where members of the public are being informed that a parcel is awaiting Customs clearance.
Friday, 27 June 2008
Smugglers getting more creative
Importations of drugs are being concealed by increasingly sophisticated methods in everyday items in attempts to get them across the border.
Thursday, 26 June 2008
$25 Million worth of drugs off the streets
In the four years since New Zealand Customs Service Drug Detector dogs have been trained to detect pseudoephedrine, they have found over 100kg.
Wednesday, 25 June 2008
Customs seize $1.6 Million of Ice
New Zealand Customs Service officers seized two packages containing 14.9kg of ephedrine with a street value of approximately $1.6 million dollars earlier this month.
Online predators use internet games to lure young
A 12-year-old New Zealand girl was recently persuaded to send 300 sexually explicit photos of herself over the internet in exchange for points on a gaming site.
Wednesday, 30 January 2008
Customs seize around $1 million of Crystal Meth
New Zealand Customs Service officers have seized approximately one kilo of Ice (crystal methamphetamine) at Auckland airport.
Monday, 10 December 2007
Drug making chemicals found hidden in bikes
In a joint agency operation involving New Zealand Customs Service and Auckland Metro Crime and Operations Support (AMCOS), officers have seized 44.8kg of ContacNT (a precursor for the manufacture of methamphetamine) in a shipment of 80 bicycles.