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Shopping in New Zealand

No.  Goods or services purchased while you are here in New Zealand are liable for all local taxes,  as mandated by New Zealand law.

However, there are a select few store who have a duty free agreement to sell items without GST applied. Items purchased at these stores are likely to be sent to the airport for collection, or shipped directly to your home overseas. Usually this is only possible on high value items. 

 

Yes. All purchases in New Zealand are covered by Consumer Protection Laws.

For example: If you purchase a camera here in New Zealand that you find to be faulty when you return home, the New Zealand retailer is still responsible to either repair or replace the item according to the terms of the warranty or guarantee.

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