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Master Geek
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  Reply # 1159000 21-Oct-2014 08:45
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Jabberwock19:

Damn that sucks man, I declared 349USD and didn't get the tax.


Yeah guess it's just luck :-S


Same here got no tarrifs also been playing with it yesterday totally bet my expectations, excellent photos n sound is lound clear.


The Pre-orders are week away...

Cheers...

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  Reply # 1159011 21-Oct-2014 08:50
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I fecking hate that import transaction fee. Nothing but a money grab that you have no option to pay.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1159018 21-Oct-2014 09:00
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Kopkiwi: I fecking hate that import transaction fee. Nothing but a money grab that you have no option to pay.


Yes and so is the biosecurity levy on items that carry zero biosecurity risk.

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  Reply # 1159177 21-Oct-2014 12:27
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Yeah it is a bit of a have. 3 Charges of GST, -_-

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  Reply # 1159197 21-Oct-2014 13:01
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no one likes paying tax, but its the price we pay for living in NZ society

26% Ministry of Social Development
17% Ministry of Health
15% Ministry of Education
8% IRD
6% Treasury
6% MBIE
5% Ministry of Transport
4% Ministry of Defence
3% Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

etc


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  Reply # 1159888 22-Oct-2014 11:48
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Hey guys,

I have a small question. I read the whole thread and all about the tax thing. First where did you guys find the limit of 400$ ? And am I right with the assumption that the 28 NZ $ from YouShop have to be added to the value of the product ? (i.e. current exchange rate would be 299 US$ = 388 NZ$ = 28 NZ $ = 416 NZ $) Therefore I would be higher than the 400$ and i had to pay, right?
Should I just lower the US $ price in order to get under the 400$ mark ? (for example 283 US $ = 365 NZD + 28$ = 393 NZD) And do you have an idea what happens if customs find out about the real price?

Thanks guys :)

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 1159949 22-Oct-2014 12:58
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This page is helpful. It lets you calculate whether or not you will have to pay a customs charge.

http://www.whatsmyduty.org.nz/whats-my-duty

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  Reply # 1160848 23-Oct-2014 17:42
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Ah, thanks!

And there is still no receipt within the package? So no proof of how much I paid inside the package?

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  Reply # 1161399 24-Oct-2014 14:22
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Annoyingly I dropped my one what damaged the silver surround.
Has anyone going a place to get spares for the One yet?

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  Reply # 1161575 24-Oct-2014 17:13
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Anybody got a OnePlus One invite for me please? Thanks very much in advance!




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  Reply # 1161984 25-Oct-2014 14:31
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How long did it take between the Confirmed Delivery of USPS and the time it showed up at your YouShop Warehouse? Its been 10 hours for me now and so far no Mail or Parcel in my Warehouse....

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  Reply # 1161985 25-Oct-2014 14:35
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Jomasio: How long did it take between the Confirmed Delivery of USPS and the time it showed up at your YouShop Warehouse? Its been 10 hours for me now and so far no Mail or Parcel in my Warehouse....


Can take a couple of days, longest for me was about 4 days

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  Reply # 1164038 28-Oct-2014 22:45
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I'm debating the merits of a 64GB OnePlus One versus a LG G3 - the locally-sourced OnePlus one is more expensive than a locally-sourced G3, so from a cost perspective I'd be purchasing one from o/s (which still comes with a risk of being pinged with duty...). Given the lack of warranty on an overseas-sourced model, I'm totally unsure as to which to go for (my wife's not too keen on me buying one without CGA coverage!) - has anyone got any strong views on which is the better phone? While I like the idea of a bit of tinkering, the fully customisable nature of the One isn't essential to me. 

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  Reply # 1168851 4-Nov-2014 21:08
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Hey guys, I am after a 64GB version, anyone got a spare invite?

Cheers all - much appreciated : )
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