Tech Liberty co-founder and NZ Council for Civil Liberties chairman Thomas Beagle: Criminals will use cloud services like Dropbox rather than carry files through customs on a laptop

Greens scream, Tech Liberty raises practical concerns as Customs asks for right to demand passwords

Thu 5 Mar 8

Customs wants the right to demand people disclose passwords for laptops, smartpones and other gadgets as they enter NZ, even if it has no warrant  — and the threat of up to three months' jail if they refuse.

MP has no evidence to back tobacco tax 'rort'

Fri 18 Jan 16

Andrew Williams wants government to look into excise tax "loophole".

Grower fined $6000 after massive tobacco leaf find

Tue 12 Jun 21

Just as prices are about to soar, a 60-year-old Motueka man is fined $6000 for the unlawful manufacture of tobacco.


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