Imported goods, such as those purchased on eBay and other international websites, are subject to the payment of duty and/or GST.
Regardless of whether the imported goods incurred taxes in the country of purchase or not, it does not exempt the importer from the payment of New Zealand duty and/or GST.
NZ customs also charge an admin fee of NZD $40.77 + GST – This also includes a biosecurity risk screening levy of NZD $12.77 collected by Customs on behalf of MPI Biosecurity New Zealand
New Zealand MPI currently requires us to have every container fumigated when arriving in New Zealand due to a stink bug outbreak in the USA – effective 24/12/14. The charge for fumigation is NZD $180.00 per motor vehicle.
NEW: What's My Duty? estimator - now online with NZ Customs at