MPI encourages vessel operators to maintain hulls so as to be free of biofouling on arrival. Your vessel may be examined by underwater camera to check the biofouling. Severely fouled vessels may be directed to a haul-out facility for cleaning at owner’s expense. For further information refer www.biosecurity.govt.nz/files/ enter/ships/you-know-new-zealand-has.pdf New Zealand has strict requirements if bringing animals, including domestic pets, into New Zealand territorial waters
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