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Customs
Thu 19 May 2016
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner announced that the Government has agreed to a series of proposals that will modernise the Customs and Excise Act to, strengthen border management, streamline the excise system, and address a range of issues for New Zealand businesses. “The changes will make the Act simpler, more efficient and increase transparency for businesses who import and export. We have worked with the sector and implemented many of the changes they have advocated for,” Ms Wagner says.  ...
Customs
Thu 19 May 2016
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today unveiled Queenstown Airport’s first eGate, one of six that will be installed over the coming weeks in time for the peak winter season. “The world-class next-generation eGates are a first for Queenstown Airport. They use a one-step integrated process and biometric technology to complete Customs’ processing requirements for legitimate passengers pass through easily, and enable Customs officers to focus on high risk areas,” Ms Wagner says. ...
Customs
Thu 19 May 2016
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today unveiled Queenstown Airport’s first eGate, one of six that will be installed over the coming weeks in time for the peak winter season. “The world-class next-generation eGates are a first for Queenstown Airport. They use a one-step integrated process and biometric technology to complete Customs’ processing requirements for legitimate passengers pass through easily, and enable Customs officers to focus on high risk areas,” Ms Wagner says. ...