New Zealand High Commission Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Customs requirements

The New Zealand Customs Service is the government agency with the job of protecting the New Zealand border. It has specific responsibilities for ensuring that all goods and persons entering and exiting New Zealand do so in accordance with New Zealand laws and regulations.

The New Zealand Customs Service website provides information on:

Biosecurity at the border

The Ministry for Primary Industries is charged with leadership of the New Zealand biosecurity system. It encompasses facilitating international trade, protecting the health of New Zealanders and ensuring the welfare of our environment, flora and fauna, marine life and Maori resources.

The Personal Travellers section of the Ministry for Primary Industries New Zealand website includes information on:

Importation of Prescription medication

Information regarding the importation of medicines can be obtained from the New Zealand's medicines and medical devices safety authority (Medsafe) website.

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2014-15

United Nations Handbook
2014-15

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New Zealand has secured a place on the UN Security Council for 2015-16. Read the Prime Minister's media release

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