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Working Hours of Customs

In accordance with section 440 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018, the working hours of Customs from 1 October 2018 have been determined as follows:

  1. Except as provided below in relation to specific Customs airports, 8.00am to 5.00pm on Monday to Friday, inclusive.
  2. In respect of Auckland International Airport, 24 hours, seven days a week.
  3. In respect of Christchurch International Airport, 24 hours, seven days a week.
  4. In respect of Wellington International Airport, the 22 consecutive hours from 4.00am to 2.00am, seven days a week.

Specific working hours for Dunedin International Airport and Queenstown International Airport will be determined and notified in mid-September, following confirmation of airline schedules.

Dated this 4th day of September 2018.

CHRISTINE STEVENSON, Acting-Comptroller of Customs.