Baked goods, confectionery, and snacks

Baked goods

Examples: Muffins, cakes, bread, scones, fruitcake, Christmas cake, cookies, biscuits
Allowed if: It does not contain fresh fruit topping, raw nuts topping, meat filling, dairy filling, fresh fruit filling, or fresh vegetable filling.
Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Mooncakes 

Example: Mooncake with whole egg
Allowed if: It is commercially manufactured and packaged, in its original unopened packaging, does not contain meat, and does not require refrigeration.
Weight limit: 10kg
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Chips and crisps snacks

Examples: Potato chips, crisps, cassava chips, kettle chips, chippy, chippies, cheese puffs
Allowed if:

It does not contain liquid honey, loose fresh fruit, citrus peel (not candied), or egg powder.

Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Confectionery

Examples: Chocolate, candy, lollies, sweets, treats, sweetie, nougat, fondant icing, sugar paste for cakes, marzipan
Allowed if: It does not contain liquid honey, loose fresh fruit, loose raw seeds, citrus peel (not candied), or meat.
Weight limit:
  • 10kg, if it is nougat containing bee products. 

  • No limit otherwise

Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Pesto

Examples: Basil pesto
Allowed if: It is commercially manufactured and packaged.
Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Snack and protein bars

Examples: Nut bars, protein bars, seed bars
Allowed if: It does not contain fresh fruit. If it contains honey it must also be commercially manufactured and packaged, in its original unopened packaging and either: baked or cooked and does not require refrigeration; or the packaging clearly state the amount of honey is less than 2% of the products weight.
Weight limit:
  • 10kg, if it contains honey.
  • No limit otherwise.
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

 

Trail mix

Examples: Scroggin, any mixture of dried fruits, nuts, seeds & other food items traditionally in trail mixes
Allowed if: It does not contain liquid honey, loose fresh fruit, citrus peel (not candied), or meat.
Weight limit: None
Declare the item? Yes
Inspection required? Yes

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Fish skin covered in egg powder

Not allowed to be brought to New Zealand.

 

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