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#81 meiers

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 18:23

It's a trade barrier pure and simple.:(

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 18:35

I know that Heathrow air hub regularly skip containers of goods coming in to keep on top of peak times. I've had a few bits miss the charges, especially in December.

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 20:36

It's a trade barrier pure and simple.:(

yup, there's no valid reason for it other than to protect local retailers. A laudable goal, and I do buy locally when I can, but sometimes the price differences between here and overseas are just too big to ignore. Even more so when I'm buying something 2nd hand, such as a fountain pen, that I could only purchase new here.

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 20:37

I know that Heathrow air hub regularly skip containers of goods coming in to keep on top of peak times. I've had a few bits miss the charges, especially in December.


Lucky you! Alas, even though Auckland is our biggest city by far it's still only 1 million people. I doubt our airport is ever busy enough for that to happen!





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