A New Zealand woman has been charged with importing five kilograms of crystal meth into Sydney hidden inside machinery parts.
Customs officers at Sydney Airport searched the 53-year-old's bags as she got off a flight from India on Saturday afternoon.
They allegedly found eight cardboard boxes containing lathe chucks.
Hidden inside the chucks was five kilograms of methamphetamine, or crystal meth - the party drug made famous on the television series Breaking Bad.
The woman was charged with importing a commercial quantity of the drug and will face court in Sydney today.
The maximum penalty for the offence is life imprisonment or a fine of up to $1,275,000.