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Bring or send to NZ

Mau mai, tuku rānei ki Aotearoa

New Zealand has biosecurity requirements to keep harmful pests and diseases out of the country. There are some things you can’t bring into NZ. Find out about bringing and sending items, including food, pets, and household products. 

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Update – 19 July 2021

Proposed new import health standard (IHS) for personal consignments of products for human consumption and personal effects

From 19 July 2021 to 31 August 2021, MPI would like your feedback on the proposed new IHS for personal consignments of products for human consumption and personal effects.

The new requirements will consolidate existing standards and state on-arrival procedures. It will also clarify for passengers what and how much food products they can bring to New Zealand.

Find out more about the consultation