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Duty-free tobacco limits to drop soon

From this week, advertising starts in airports and in-flight magazines advising of the November reduction in duty-free tobacco limits.

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  • Auckland man convicted for bags of cash

    A 59-year-old Auckland man was convicted, fined $800, and ordered to pay court costs in the Auckland District Court today for attempting to take Chinese Yuan (CNY) 700,000 (NZ$136,452) cash out of the country without declaring it. Customs also seized his cash.
  • 22 year old jailed for trading child abuse images

    A 22-year-old man was sentenced to 25 months’ imprisonment in the Palmerston North District Court today for importing and distributing electronic videos of children being sexually abused.
  • Criminals pay for new drug screening lab

    Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the opening of the first drug screening laboratory at the border will dramatically speed up analysis of unknown substances, saving time and money for Customs.
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