Customs Minister Maurice Williamson today announced the Customs Service has begun trialling the next generation of automated passenger processing technology, SmartGate Plus, at Auckland International Airport.
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson announced today that in a world first for a Customs service, New Zealand Customs has deployed a state-of-the-art mobile, telescopic conveyor system that is expected to halve inspection time for sea cargo containers.
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson announced today that New Zealand Customs has opened a dedicated lane for United States Global Entry programme members at Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch airports.
Customs Minister Maurice Williamson says the two-day visit by the China Customs Vice Minister, Mr Lu Peijen, is an opportunity to further strengthen the connection New Zealand has with China in all areas of customs activity.
A major exercise in Auckland today has shown New Zealand’s preparedness for dealing with a mass arrival of asylum seekers by boat, according to Immigration Minister Nathan Guy and Customs Minister Maurice Williamson.
Today’s signing of a joint statement with the United States signals the start of a two-year work programme to ensure trade and travel with the United States is secure and efficient, Customs Minister Maurice Williamson says.