Customs

Thu 23 Mar 2017
| Customs

Coin seals patrol vessel’s good fortune

A traditional coin ceremony held with Q-West boat builders in Wanganui yesterday put Customs’ official seal on the powerhouse of its new patrol vessel Hawk V.

Tue 28 Feb 2017
| Customs

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is today congratulating Customs on a record number of drug seizures in 2016.

“Customs made 4165 seizures last year, including over 413 kilograms of methamphetamine and 1.1 tonne of its precursors — mainly ephedrine that could have yielded up to 809kg of meth,” Ms Wagner says.

Mon 30 Jan 2017
| Customs

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says new regulations that take effect on 1 February 2017 will streamline the collection of excise and reduce costs for businesses. 

Thu 8 Dec 2016
| Customs

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner has today congratulated Customs’ five new detector dog teams at a graduation ceremony in Trentham.

Thu 24 Nov 2016
| Customs

Speech to Customs Stakeholders in Christchurch with some highlights of the year as Minister of Customs.

It has certainly been a successful year, and a lot has been achieved. With some good successes here in Christchurch.

Mon 7 Nov 2016
| Customs

The addition of 12 new eGates at Christchurch airport will improve international travellers’ airport experience says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.

“Eight new eGates are being installed in Customs’ arrivals area and four in the departures area,” Ms Wagner says.

Wed 26 Oct 2016
| Customs

This week Customs is deploying 14 new FirstDefenders, a mobile substance identification device, to enhance its capabilities to protect the border says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.

Wed 26 Oct 2016
| Customs

This week Customs is deploying 14 new FirstDefenders, a mobile substance identification device, to enhance its capabilities to protect the border says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.

Fri 7 Oct 2016
| Customs

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner has met Customs five newest recruits in Auckland.

The Labradors were selected from Australian Border Force’s dog breeding and training facility in Melbourne in August and are three weeks into an extensive three-month training programme.

Mon 19 Sep 2016
| Customs

Customs is investing in a world-class patrol vessel to reinforce and enhance the protection of New Zealand’s maritime border, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.