On 23 November 2009, the Department of Internal Affairs launched a new version of the biometric passport (LA series), supplied under a contract with the Canadian Bank Note Company at a cost of just under $100 million over five years. One of the motivations for a new passport design was to ensure that it would remain difficult to produce counterfeit New Zealand passports. Unlike the previous biometric passport, photographs on the biodata page are now laser engraved in black and white for extra security..
PASSPORT _ URUWHENUA
NZL – New Zealand • NEW ZEALAND_AOTEAROA •
A – Passport
O – ordinary document
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Travel document issued to nationals of: NZL – New Zealand • NEW ZEALAND_AOTEAROA •
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