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  • Savvy sniffers boost protection at NZ border and prisons

    For Corrections, this course was the first to use a new dog training area at the National Learning Centre, as well as facilities at the Police Dog Training Centre.
  • Advice to travellers – medicinal cannabis

    The Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Customs Service are providing updated information which may be of interest to travellers arriving from the United States. This information will impact on travellers possessing cannabis-based products which have been supplied in the United States, and are intended for medical use.
  • Team established to pinpoint border risk

    New intelligence tools will help Customs catch more methamphetamine smugglers and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) keep biosecurity pests offshore.
  • Customs seizes $176 million of meth from shipping containers

    A 20-year-old Hong Kong national appeared in the Auckland District Court on a charge relating to his role in attempting to smuggle an estimated 176 kilograms of methamphetamine, with a potential street value of $176 million, into New Zealand.
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