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Ministerial Portfolio

Customs

Minister:
Minister of Customs
Current Minister:
Hon Meka Whaitiri
Description: 

Responsibilities include oversight of border management, including the detection of and response to illegal activity at the border, the facilitation of the movement of legitimate imports, exports, and travellers, the collection of GST and customs duties owing at the border, as well as the collection of excise duties on tobacco, alcohol, and motor spirits.

Department: 

New Zealand Customs Service

Vote: 

Vote Customs

Legislation: 

Customs and Excise Act 1996

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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