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Duty free tobacco limits fall on 1 November 2014

From 1 November the duty free limit for tobacco drops from 200 to 50 cigarettes or 50 grams of cigars and tobacco products and the gift concession disappears.

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  • Visitor jailed for smuggling drugs smorgasbord

    A 39-year-old British man was sentenced in the Manukau District Court to four years imprisonment after Customs caught him trying to smuggle a range of commercial quantities of controlled class A, B, and C drugs through Auckland Airport.
  • Duty-free tobacco reduces this weekend

    Customs Comptroller Carolyn Tremain says on Saturday 1 November, the duty-free limit for bringing tobacco into New Zealand will reduce from 200 to 50 cigarettes or 50 grams of tobacco products.
  • Auckland man jailed for importing drugs

    Twenty-three year old Auckland man, Thomas Latu, was sentenced to four and a half years’ imprisonment today for his role in importing over 3.2 kilograms of Contac NT hidden inside tin foil parcels and security cameras.
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