The following items are prohibited from importation, meaning they won't be allowed to enter the destination country, territory or region.
To check which items are considered dangerous and prohibited for sending from Australia, download our dangerous goods guide (1.2MB).
Prohibitions are the same as New Zealand.
If an item is subject to import restrictions, it means that provisions must be met before it will be released from customs in the destination country, territory or region.
We recommend you confirm import restrictions with local authorities before posting:
- Biological substances
- Human ashes
- Human remains
- Precious metals
- Precious stones
- Watches (only if over $150.00)
The limit for personal gifts not requiring an import licence is $NZ40.
Cook Islands accepts intoxicating liquors only if addressed to: The Manager, Cook Islands Liquor Supplies.