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Entry to New Zealand
New Zealand requires: a valid Passport, travel documentation and return airfare. Visitors from some countries need a Visa. Check the Department of Immigration website for details. (Short-stay, Visa-Free countries). Application for a Visitor visa: complete appropriate forms (these may be downloaded) and post or take to the nearest New Zealand Embassy/High Commission Office. Address of offices and fee calculation also on the website. Allow 6-8 weeks for administration.
Exit Tax: paid on departure. Auckland Airport now includes this in the airline ticket, otherwise, paid in person at the Bureaux de Change dotted around International Departures at the Airport. Quarantine is taken seriously. Details on the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Web site