Terms & conditions


This website is intended to provide information to the public and every effort will be made to ensure it is always accurate and up to date.

However, the information is of a general nature and is subject to change from time to time. It does not have the force of official information. Visitors to the website are therefore advised to:

  • remember that the content on the Customs website is regularly reviewed and updated to keep it accurate and relevant
  • contact the New Zealand Customs Service for verification if you have any doubts or questions about the information on the website.

Links to other sites

For convenience and access to more information, the Customs website provides links to third-party websites. These sites are independent and the New Zealand Customs Service cannot accept any liability for their accuracy or content. Visitors who rely on information found on those websites do so at their own risk. These sites may contain information that is the copyright of third parties and subject to restrictions on reuse. Permission to use copyrighted materials from other websites must be obtained from the relevant copyright owner.


Unless otherwise stated – and taking into account the disclaimer made in the above paragraph about other sites – the information available on or through this website is protected by Crown copyright. Such information may be reproduced for personal or in-house use without further permission, provided that it is attributed to the New Zealand Customs Service.  

Requests and inquiries concerning the reproduction of information on this website for any purpose other than personal or in-house use should be directed to the webmaster at the New Zealand Customs Service.

Creative Commons License

  Attribution-NoDerivs: CC BY-ND

Supplier codes and names

The Supplier codes and names datasets/publications are covered by the following Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives (CC BY-ND) licenses.

3.0 New Zealand | 4.0 International

This licence allows for redistribution, commercial and non-commercial, as long as it is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to you.

No Known Rights


Tariff classifications and rates

To the best of New Zealand Custom Service’s knowledge, under New Zealand law:

  • there is no copyright or other intellectual property rights in the Tariff classifications and rates in New Zealand; and
  • it may be copied and otherwise re-used in New Zealand without copyright or other intellectual property right related restriction.

New Zealand Custom Service will not be liable to you, on any legal basis (including negligence), for any loss or damage you suffer through your use of this material, except in those cases where the law does not allow us to exclude or limit our liability to you.

This description was last updated on: Friday, 10 July 2015