Travel documents and Visas:
All visitors to New Zealand must carry a passport that is valid for at least three months beyond the planned departure date from NZ. As there is different Visa rules and regulations for different countries (for visits of less than 3 months) it is essential for you to check Visa Free Countries and at a New Zealand Embassy to ensure that you have the appropriate Passports and Visas before leaving home.
Departure Tax new Zealand:
A departure tax of NZ$25 is payable by anyone (over the age of 12) departing from New Zealand. This fee can be paid by credit card.
Agriculture and Bio Security new zealand:
If you declare articles, your goods will be inspected, treated if necessary and returned when the pest or disease has been eliminated. Some fruits, vegetables, meat, animal products, seeds and plants are not allowed into New Zealand and may be re-shipped or destroyed.
Prohibited items include some live animals, and animal products, and some meat products, eggs, some live plant material including fruit, seeds, and products made from endangered species.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Quarantine Service have Enforcement Units based at airports that investigate using X-ray machines and trained detector dogs.