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Approval of Wellington International Airport Limited as a Place of First Arrival (Notice No. MPI 964)

Pursuant to section 37 of the Biosecurity Act 1993, notice is given that Wellington International Airport, located at Stewart Duff Drive, Wellington Airport, Wellington, and operated by Wellington International Airport Limited is approved as a place of first arrival as of 22 January 2019 subject to the limitations specified:


Wellington International Airport is able to receive:

  • Passenger craft (commercial, charter or private)
  • Military craft
  • Freight craft

that are able to discharge the following cargo types:

  • Air containers (empty or containing baggage or freight)
  • Fresh produce (only that approved under an MPI Approved System)
  • Passengers (civilian and military)
  • Crew and baggage
  • Vehicles and machinery

A copy of the written notice of approval may be inspected or obtained at the Ministry for Primary Industries, Pastoral House, 25 The Terrace, Wellington.

All former approvals in relation to Wellington International Airport Limited are revoked.

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of January 2019.

PETER THOMSON, Director Plants and Pathways, Regulation & Assurance, Ministry for Primary Industries (acting under delegated authority for the Director General).