COVID-19 Information

CBAFF is participating in a number of different discussion groups and meetings with industry stakeholders including, Ports, shipping lines, primary produce exporters, exporters, importers, MPI, MFAT, MoT and Customs.

CBAFF is your voice at these meetings, presenting your views and the position of the freight forwarding / customs broking industry.

We are working hard to get clarification for you on the many issues you are facing in this current climate and to bring you accurate updates and information from these meetings as they occur.

CBAFF welcomes your feedback / comment / advice on current issues that you or your customers are working with.


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CBAFF Media Releases


Latest CBAFF Media Releases regarding the COVID-19 situation.

19 March 2022

Omicron adds to 'very fraught' scenario - Chris Edwards CBAFF President

Read here >

Helpful Links

This website has everything you need to know about COVID-19 in one place. Learn the simple steps you can take to unite against the virus and slow its spread. Find out what help is available and get the latest updates.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is making some temporary changes to exporting processes and systems. These are to ensure we can best support your business during the COVID-19 response. Find out about the changes.

This site is a resource for New Zealand exporters to help them mitigate the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Latest information and updates from NZ Customs about the border measures being under taken to assist with the containment of COVID-19.

This website provides guidance and information about essential transport.

Government sources providing guidance and support to the public as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) to help you stay informed and help to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.