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Thread: What courier or transport company will cart a rifle in nz ?

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    I’ve just had one delivered through mainfrieght, had to pick it up from their yard there was ammo as well

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    Oopzeeland Freight in Chch do it aswell as $70 notes

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    Quote Originally Posted by LJPRMC View Post
    Yep , I thought that too. But "Customs " dont actually hold anything . All the international recievers including NZ post , DHL, Toll etc are actaully agents of "customs" . MY rifle would arrive in NZ ( probably via UPS service ) from the states . Then it would ( I guess ) be handed off to NZ post as just another international parcel landed in NZ . NZ post will inform customs , and customs would then do their thing via NZ post . Then one of them would say the parcel was here , and import duty was X . SO , I pay one of them the duty and Then the rifle would just sit there because NZ post wont deliver it .
    So, what I dont know is . Will one of them say thanks for the money , drive up to Auckland , go to airport , knock on shed 32 door and ask nicely , or what ?
    Your rifle will be taken off the plane and sent to the Auckland International Mail Centre, 9 Laurence Stevens Drive, Māngere, Auckland 2022 - about a two minute drive from the Airport. Pay the Duty/GST, send them your Permits and go pick it up from there. You can also authorise someone else to uplift on your behalf, who can then take to a Dealer to ship to your local Dealer but you'll need to have an S43a form.
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    DHL courier shouldn't hand it off to nz post unless they dont have drivers in your area, we get lots of things from them and they handle everything
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    NOw that is exactly what I am after . An address to go too, and a name of the "business" as well . All of that info now closes the loop .
    thanks very much
    les

 

 

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