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* Read carefully. Includes having to clean your shoes, sporting, camping, hunting, fishing, diving and recreational gear.  
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Read carefully. It includes having to clean your shoes, sporting, camping, hunting, fishing, diving and recreational gear.  
  
Items to declare
 
 
* Quarantine procedures http://www.customs.govt.nz/inprivate/onyourarrival/quarantine/Pages/default.aspx
 
* Quarantine procedures http://www.customs.govt.nz/inprivate/onyourarrival/quarantine/Pages/default.aspx
 
* Items to declare: http://mpi.govt.nz/travel-and-recreation/arriving-in-new-zealand/items-to-declare/
 
* Items to declare: http://mpi.govt.nz/travel-and-recreation/arriving-in-new-zealand/items-to-declare/
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* Prescription Medication
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== Prescription Medication ==
If you have prescription medication you need to bring with you, you ned to declare it in your passenger arrival card and do the following:
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http://www.customs.govt.nz/questions/Pages/default.aspx?q=65&s=65
 
http://www.customs.govt.nz/questions/Pages/default.aspx?q=65&s=65
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If you have prescription medication you need to bring with you, you need to declare it in your passenger arrival card and do the following:
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Source: http://www.customs.govt.nz/features/prohibited/imports/Pages/default.aspx?q=8&s=8
 
Source: http://www.customs.govt.nz/features/prohibited/imports/Pages/default.aspx?q=8&s=8
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If you arrive in New Zealand carrying prescription medicine on your person or in your luggage you may only bring it in if you:
 
If you arrive in New Zealand carrying prescription medicine on your person or in your luggage you may only bring it in if you:
  
  * Declare the medicine on your Passenger Arrival Card.
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* Declare the medicine on your Passenger Arrival Card.
  * Have a copy of the medicine’s prescription or a letter from your doctor stating that you are being treated with the medicine.
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* Have a copy of the medicine’s prescription or a letter from your doctor stating that you are being treated with the medicine.
  * Have the medicine in its original pharmacy container, with your name on the label, and strength and dosage details clearly stated.
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* Have the medicine in its original pharmacy container, with your name on the label, and strength and dosage details clearly stated.
  * Have no more than three months supply (oral contraceptives, where a six month supply is permitted, are the exception).  
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* Have no more than three months supply (oral contraceptives, where a six month supply is permitted, are the exception).  
  
  
Info for Australians [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/travelling-overseas-with-pbs-medicine?utm_id=9 travelling overseas with PBS medicine]
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Info for Australians [http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/travelling-overseas-with-pbs-medicine?utm_id=9 travelling overseas with PBS medicine]

Revision as of 04:51, 5 January 2015

Read carefully. It includes having to clean your shoes, sporting, camping, hunting, fishing, diving and recreational gear.


Prescription Medication

http://www.customs.govt.nz/questions/Pages/default.aspx?q=65&s=65

If you have prescription medication you need to bring with you, you need to declare it in your passenger arrival card and do the following:


Source: http://www.customs.govt.nz/features/prohibited/imports/Pages/default.aspx?q=8&s=8

Quoted section:

Personal imports (accompanying a traveller)

If you arrive in New Zealand carrying prescription medicine on your person or in your luggage you may only bring it in if you:

  • Declare the medicine on your Passenger Arrival Card.
  • Have a copy of the medicine’s prescription or a letter from your doctor stating that you are being treated with the medicine.
  • Have the medicine in its original pharmacy container, with your name on the label, and strength and dosage details clearly stated.
  • Have no more than three months supply (oral contraceptives, where a six month supply is permitted, are the exception).


Info for Australians travelling overseas with PBS medicine