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Customs top in excellence awards

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Customs top in excellence awards

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Customs top in excellence awards Customs Minister Tim Macindoe warmly congratulates Customs on its win at the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand excellence awards last night. Customs won the Excellence in Regulatory Systems category for its Joint Electronic Verification System (JEVS), a technology solution […]

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Customs agreement signed with EU

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Customs agreement signed with EU

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Customs agreement signed with EU Customs Minister Tim Macindoe welcomes the signing of a Customs Cooperation Agreement with the European Union in Brussels overnight. The Agreement will strengthen cooperation with the European Union in such areas as Customs procedures and supply chain security and risk […]

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Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome OAG Border Sector report Border sector Ministers have welcomed a new report by the Office of the Auditor-General published today on the use of information at New Zealand’s ports, and say their agencies will continue to work closely to protect our borders. “This […]

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New storage rules benefitting brewers

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on New storage rules benefitting brewers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New storage rules benefitting brewers Customs Minister Tim Macindoe has today seen first-hand the positive impact new offsite storage regulations are having on small to medium sized breweries. Before February 2017, only wine makers could move stock to offsite facilities and delay the point at […]

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Minister reflects on three successful years at the border

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister reflects on three successful years at the border

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister reflects on three successful years at the border Customs has achieved a great deal over the last three years, from streamlining the border process to record drug seizures and new legislation that reflects the modern border environment, Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says. “From officials […]

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eGate expansion project nears completion

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on eGate expansion project nears completion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: eGate expansion project nears completion Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today announced 15 new eGates are now fully operational at Auckland Airport arrivals, meaning Customs’ nationwide upgrade and expansion of eGates is almost complete. “The Government has invested $6.6 million in this technology to more than […]

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Major system for streamlined trade completed

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Major system for streamlined trade completed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Major system for streamlined trade completed Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the completion of a key trade system. Trade Single Window, which is a major component of the Joint Border Management System programme by Customs and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), is an […]

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Border system marks milestone

By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Border system marks milestone

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Border system marks milestone Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is today congratulating border agencies on the five-millionth transaction through a key trade system. The Trade Single Window, developed by Customs and the Ministry for Primary Industries as part of the $104 million Joint Border Management System, […]

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Customs Minister to meet Chinese counterpart

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Customs Minister to meet Chinese counterpart

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Customs Minister to meet Chinese counterpart Customs Minister Nicky Wagner will travel to Beijing this week to discuss a joint work programme with her Chinese counterpart. Ms Wagner and Minister of the General Administration of China Customs, Mr Yu Guangzhou, will discuss a wide range of topics, […]

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20 million passengers use eGates

By   /  December 18, 2016  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 20 million passengers use eGates

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 20 million passengers use eGates Nicky Wagner | Customs Customs Minister Nicky Wagner announced today that over 20 million people have used Customs’ eGates since their introduction in 2009. “Each week approximately 105,000 passengers self-process when crossing our border and this number is expected to […]

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Customs and Excise Bill passes First Reading

By   /  December 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Customs and Excise Bill passes First Reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Customs and Excise Bill passes First Reading Nicky Wagner | Customs Customs Minister Nicky Wagner has welcomed the First Reading of the Customs and Excise Bill in Parliament today. “This is a Bill that is better for businesses. Not only will it be easier to […]

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New detector dogs ready for the frontline

By   /  November 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New detector dogs ready for the frontline

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New detector dogs ready for the frontline New detector dog teams have completed their three-month training programme and begin working at the border from tomorrow, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “The four Labrador’s, Casey, Flo, Latte and Que and their handlers were put through their […]

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New eGates support increasing Christchurch visitors

By   /  November 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New eGates support increasing Christchurch visitors

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New eGates support increasing Christchurch visitors The addition of 12 new eGates at Christchurch airport will improve international travellers’ airport experience says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “Eight new eGates are being installed in Customs’ arrivals area and four in the departures area,” Ms Wagner says. […]

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Warmer months beckon overseas yachts

By   /  October 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Warmer months beckon overseas yachts

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Warmer months beckon overseas yachts The warmer weather signals the arrival of overseas yachts for the summer and Customs is geared up to welcome them says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “The traditional small craft arrival season starts in mid-October and continues through to mid-December. Customs […]

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Detector dogs training well under way

By   /  October 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Detector dogs training well under way

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Detector dogs training well under way Customs Minister Nicky Wagner has met Customs five newest recruits in Auckland. The Labradors were selected from Australian Border Force’s dog breeding and training facility in Melbourne in August and are three weeks into an extensive three-month training programme. […]

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New maritime patrol vessel for Customs

By   /  September 18, 2016  /  24/7 News, Customs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New maritime patrol vessel for Customs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New maritime patrol vessel for Customs Customs is investing in a world-class patrol vessel to reinforce and enhance the protection of New Zealand’s maritime border, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner. “Customs has always had a strong maritime role that spans across its 176-year history. While […]

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