The New Zealand Customs Service ("Customs") runs a very effective border surveillance system using what are called Customs Notices. The vast majority of counterfeit goods in New Zealand are manufactured and imported from outside of New Zealand. Because New Zealand is an island nation, the most...

I am worried that someone is going to import infringing copies of my product into New Zealand – what can I do? The New Zealand Customs Service ("Customs") runs a very effective border surveillance system using what are called Customs Notices. Customs is only able to...

How do I lodge a Customs Notice? See our "Lodging Customs Notices FAQ" How does Customs know when to detain suspected infringing goods? Once a Notice is lodged, Customs will inspect shipments randomly for infringing goods, and will detain any goods it suspects of infringing the relevant trade...