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== Vegetarians and Vegan ==
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* Read carefully. Includes having to clean your shoes, sporting, camping, hunting, fishing, diving and recreational gear.  
* NZ Vegetarian society's lists
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** [http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/home/local-events/auckland-centre/auckland-vegetarian-shops-and-products/ Where to buy vegetarian/vegan products in Auckland]
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** [http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/content/shops-and-products/wines-and-beer/ Vegan + vegetarian wines + beer]
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* Shops
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Items to declare
** [http://www.thecrueltyfreeshop.co.nz/ The Cruelty Free shop] on K'Rd
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* Quarantine procedures http://www.customs.govt.nz/inprivate/onyourarrival/quarantine/Pages/default.aspx
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* Items to declare: http://mpi.govt.nz/travel-and-recreation/arriving-in-new-zealand/items-to-declare/
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* Prohibited imports http://www.customs.govt.nz/features/prohibited/imports/Pages/default.aspx?q=8&s=8
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* Prohibited exports http://www.customs.govt.nz/features/prohibited/exports/Pages/default.aspx
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* NZ Customs Service's FAQ http://www.customs.govt.nz/questions/Pages/default.aspx?q=65&s=65
  
* 2 more list of vegetarian + vegan wine: [http://www.veggie.co.nz/wine/ vegieconz] and [http://www.barnivore.com/wine/m-r?region=New+Zealand barnivore]
 
* Auckland Vegan blogs about vegan food places she visits. She's a geek too.
 
** [https://aucklandvegan.wordpress.com/ blog] and [https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?t=h&ie=UTF8&msa=0&z=12&hl=en&mid=zOJMW_D_CHpM.kqfi7VArQ1iA Google map]
 
** [https://www.facebook.com/AKLvegan Facebook page] and [https://twitter.com/aucklandvegan Twitter @aucklandvegan]
 
  
There may be a few other smaller producers who may be vegan/vegan but didn't get themselves certified.
 
  
* Vegan High Tea  or Degustation available at Heritage Auckland
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* Prescription Medication
* Satya South Indian Cafe (K Rd + Gt Nth Rd + Mt Eden Rd) has lovely vegan indian dishes (As well as meat + vegetarian selections)
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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
  
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Source: http://www.customs.govt.nz/features/prohibited/imports/Pages/default.aspx?q=8&s=8
  
== Some Web Sites ==
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HappyCow.net is a healthy / vegetarian dining search engine.
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Personal imports (accompanying a traveller)
  
http://www.happycow.net/m/australia/new_zealand/auckland/?sort=vegtype
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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:
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  * Declare the medicine on your Passenger Arrival Card.
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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.
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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.
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  * Have no more than three months supply (oral contraceptives, where a six month supply is permitted, are the exception).
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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 04:48, 5 January 2015

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

Items to declare


  • 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:

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

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