Whole Leaf Tobacco

import some leaf into New Zealand

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Welcome to the forum, @Vinnie07. Feel free to introduce yourself in the Introduce Yourself forum. I'm sure the other Kiwis here will answer your specific questions on your local laws and customs practices.

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Hey I’m from New Zealand, I have ordered 3pounds of unmanufactured tobacco to be delivered to New Zealand, I was wondering what is the maximum you can order and import to New Zealand? Is there regulations on limit etc cheers
All the information you need is to be found in previous discussions in the Forum.
There is theoretically no limit to the amount you can 'import' into NZ at any one time but if you exceed 8lbs you run the risk of being charged with paying around $1200 a kilogram in excise duty.
With 3lbs you are safe (provided it is 'wholeleaf', with the stem in) from Duty but they may or may not charge you GST. They will almost certainly will charge you a $70 fee to have it Heat treated (for Quarantine) before you can receive it.
 
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