Customs says the fake goods are not produced to the same standards as legitimate products and could contain potentially harmful ingredients.
Customs officers in Auckland will be trained to tell the fake from genuine products using test kits provide by Proctor & Gamble. The Customs Service has signed a confidentiality agreeement with the company over the training.
NZ's border security staff, there to protect our borders from plague, pest and P, is diversifying into trademark protection. Nothing threatens our nation quite like Genuine Imitation Old Spice.