Customs news stories
Romanian nationals jailed for card skimming
The equipment was used to obtain credit card details of more than 122 New Zealanders, and to steal approximately $75,380 from many of them.
Card skimming tech seized in Auckland
Two people were arrested on charges of importing goods for a dishonest purpose, including skimming devices and a card writing machine.
Red Hat names local APAC innovation award winners
ANZ Bank and NZ Customs Service were honoured as Red Hat Innovation Awards APAC 2018 Winners in A/NZ.
CASE STUDY: How New Zealand Customs Service used UR to redevelop Christchurch Airport
The results contributed to the redevelopment of the international departures area, improving the overall customer experience of leaving Chch Airport.
New data sharing deal to give Kiwi exporters China trade advantage
The deal with Chinese Customs gives Kiwi exporters a big advantage over other exporters to China.
InternetNZ boss slams mass collection of Pacific data
“NZ should not be collecting mass data on New Zealanders or on anyone else," says Jordan Carter on allegations NZ has conducted mass data harvesting.
Smartphone fakes fail at the border
Smartphones and other electronic goods were among the most common fakes intercepted by New Zealand Customs in 2014, with Customs warning counterfeit electronics could be dangerous.