Wine Notice: Export Requirements Exemption for Wine Intended for Consumption During Transit

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Contact: Plant, Wine & Organic Assurance

Have your say

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking your feedback on a draft notice under the Wine Act to exempt wine intended for consumption during transit from export requirements. We are interested to know if:

  • the intent of the notice is easy to understand
  • you have any concerns or questions about the notice.

What's being proposed?

The intent of the notice is to exempt airlines who carry wine produced in New Zealand from export requirements set under the Wine Act 2003, where this wine is intended for consumption during transit by passengers or crew.

Consultation document

Draft Wine Notice: Export Requirements Exemption for Wine Intended for Consumption During Transit [PDF, 475 KB] 

Making your submission

Email your feedback on the draft document by 5pm on 6 June 2019 to

While we prefer email, you can post your submission to:

Export Requirements Exemption Consultation
Kate Smith
Ministry for Primary Industries
PO Box 2526
Wellington 6140
New Zealand.

What to include in your submission

Make sure you tell us:

  • the title of the consultation document
  • your name and title
  • your organisation's name (if you are submitting on behalf of an organisation, and whether your submission represents the whole organisation or a section of it)
  • your contact details (such as phone number, address, and email).

Submissions are public information

Note, that any submission you make becomes public information. People can ask for copies of submissions under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA). The OIA says we have to make submissions available unless we have a good reason for withholding it.  That is explained in sections 6 and 9 of the OIA.

Tell us if you think there are grounds to withhold specific information in your submission. Reasons might include that it's commercially sensitive or it's personal information. However, any decision MPI makes to withhold information can be reviewed by the Ombudsman, who may tell us to release it.

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