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Air NZ pauses all Aus inbound flights
28 Jun 2021   /

Air NZ pauses all Aus inbound flights

Air New Zealand cancels all inbound passenger flights from Australia until 11:59pm on Tuesday 29 June.


Queenstown operators wary of NSW travel pause
24 Jun 2021   /

Queenstown operators wary of NSW travel pause

Businesses are keeping a watchful eye as the important Australian school holiday period approaches.


More Melbourne travellers identified – MOH
4 Jun 2021   /

More Melbourne travellers identified – MOH

A data reconciliation has identified an additional 48 people in New Zealand who were required to isolate and be tested for Covid-19 after having arrived from Melbourne between 20-25 May.


NZ opens to Aus yachts, some restrictions remain
27 May 2021   /

NZ opens to Aus yachts, some restrictions remain

Australian yachts can enter New Zealand waters within existing travel restrictions and under certain conditions, says the New Zealand Marine Industry Association.


Cook Islands travel bubble opens
17 May 2021   /

Cook Islands travel bubble opens

Two- way quarantine free travel between the Cook Islands and New Zealand starts today, Monday 17 May.


Current border “holding pattern” for vaccine roll out – PM
14 May 2021  

Current border “holding pattern” for vaccine roll out – PM

A travel bubble with Australia and select Pacific nations will probably remain the border status during the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.


Government allocates 400 MIQ spots in June for international students
12 May 2021   /

Government allocates 400 MIQ spots in June for international students

First part of 1000 student cohort announced in January.


NZ passports updated with enhanced security
4 May 2021   /

NZ passports updated with enhanced security

The Department of Internal Affairs says they have updated New Zealand passports with enhanced security features.


Queenstown Airport staff vaccinations to start
1 Apr 2021   /

Queenstown Airport staff vaccinations to start

Covid-19 vaccinations are to start in Queenstown on 10 April with airport staff among the first to receive the shots.


DIA wants Kiwis to renew expired passports now
30 Mar 2021   /

DIA wants Kiwis to renew expired passports now

Over 400,000 New Zealand passports expired as people have no place to go.


NZ-Aus border closures growing concern for global tour operators – Poon Tip
25 Mar 2021   /

NZ-Aus border closures growing concern for global tour operators – Poon Tip

Some pent-up international demand for travel might dissipate before Australia and New Zealand’s borders re-open, says the founder of G Adventures.


PM: Trans-Tasman bubble start date to be revealed 6 April
23 Mar 2021   /

PM: Trans-Tasman bubble start date to be revealed 6 April

PM Jacinda Ardern acknowledges New Zealanders want certainty but the issue is “highly complex”.


Tourism bigwigs eager for bubble, anticipate industry change
22 Mar 2021   /

Tourism bigwigs eager for bubble, anticipate industry change

Leaders at the Tourism Policy School look forward to a trans-Tasman bubble but accept tourism will change post-Covid.


Trans-Tasman talk sparks excitement, caution for operators
19 Mar 2021   /

Trans-Tasman talk sparks excitement, caution for operators

Tourism business owners around the country have welcomed the prospect of a return of Australians.


Could a trans-Tasman bubble be launched in April?
18 Mar 2021   /

Could a trans-Tasman bubble be launched in April?

A decision could be announced next week, according to reports coming out of the Beehive.


Watch: Govt outlines negotiations over trans-Tasman bubble
17 Mar 2021   /

Watch: Govt outlines negotiations over trans-Tasman bubble

Talks have moved from a joint decision making framework with Australia to “more of a unilateral approach”.


Negotiations over trans-Tasman bubble “obviously shifted” – PM
16 Mar 2021   /

Negotiations over trans-Tasman bubble “obviously shifted” – PM

Jacinda Ardern says including a third country like Singapore means “having to reconfigure our entire formulation”.


NZ to open quarantine-free travel from Niue
15 Mar 2021  

NZ to open quarantine-free travel from Niue

New Zealand has opened quarantine-free travel for people travelling from Niue.


Anemic tourism cited in declining Feb spend
11 Mar 2021   /

Anemic tourism cited in declining Feb spend

The lack of tourists and Auckland’s lockdowns led to a “whopping” fall in card expenditure, says ASB.


Aus PM: Too bad Queenstown, hello Cairns
11 Mar 2021   /

Aus PM: Too bad Queenstown, hello Cairns

The trans-Tasman bubble has been urged to open by opposition leader Judith Collins and Australian PM Scott Morrison shares her remarks.


Govt must open trans-Tasman bubble to help tourism – Nats
10 Mar 2021   /

Govt must open trans-Tasman bubble to help tourism – Nats

Party leader Judith Collins says it will also help open up NZ’s stretched MIQ facilities.


Borders tighten, more nations advise against travel – UNWTO
9 Mar 2021   /

Borders tighten, more nations advise against travel – UNWTO

NZ is among a third of countries surveyed to have shut their borders with Asia Pacific implementing the strictest measures.


MOH to start saliva testing trial of border workers
5 Mar 2021  

MOH to start saliva testing trial of border workers

The Ministry of Health will roll out saliva swabbing for asymptomatic surveillance testing of border workers for Covid-19.


Industry leaders call for clarity on Covid, border plans
2 Mar 2021   /

Industry leaders call for clarity on Covid, border plans

Tourism leaders want to know how the Govt is planning to re-open the country’s borders.


First dose vaccinations pass 1000 mark, more vaccines arrive
25 Feb 2021  

First dose vaccinations pass 1000 mark, more vaccines arrive

Around 40 border workers at Christchurch Airport have received their first dose of the Covid-19 Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine – the first to do so in the South Island.


Air NZ to trial IATA’s digital Travel Pass
23 Feb 2021   /

Air NZ to trial IATA’s digital Travel Pass

Air New Zealand will trial the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) digital Travel Pass app designed to help enable safe international travel.


Govt announces visitor visa extension, eases restrictions
19 Feb 2021   /

Govt announces visitor visa extension, eases restrictions

Visitor visa holders will be able to stay in New Zealand for longer thanks to two new changes announced today 


“Strong initial bounce” in arrivals once borders reopen – Westpac
16 Feb 2021  

“Strong initial bounce” in arrivals once borders reopen – Westpac

The bank forecasts a trans-Tasman bubble in the second half of 2021 and wider border openings in early 2022.


Border worker Covid-19 vaccinations to start Feb 20 – PM
12 Feb 2021   /

Border worker Covid-19 vaccinations to start Feb 20 – PM

The first priority will be the country’s 12,000 border workers, says Jacinda Ardern.


PM: No apologies for position on trans-Tasman bubble
10 Feb 2021   /

PM: No apologies for position on trans-Tasman bubble

You cannot unscramble the egg – once the [borders] are open, says Jacinda Ardern.


NZ Cruise “devastated” at Ponant cancellation
4 Feb 2021   /

NZ Cruise “devastated” at Ponant cancellation

The cruise industry says it has been abandoned by the Government.


Australia suspends quarantine-free travel from NZ
26 Jan 2021   /

Australia suspends quarantine-free travel from NZ

The decision forced the cancellation of flights scheduled to depart for Australia today.


Voluntary saliva testing for quarantine workers launched
25 Jan 2021  

Voluntary saliva testing for quarantine workers launched

Border workers in quarantine facilities are being offered voluntary daily Covid-19 saliva tests in addition to their regular weekly testing from today.


Quarantine-free travel to NZ restarts with Cook Islands
21 Jan 2021  

Quarantine-free travel to NZ restarts with Cook Islands

The first quarantine-free international passenger flight in 10 months will touch down at Auckland Airport today.


Air NZ to test staff saliva for Covid-19
18 Jan 2021   /

Air NZ to test staff saliva for Covid-19

Air New Zealand will start conducting saliva tests of its staff to see if its effective in detecting Covid-19.


International students to start returning in April – Govt
14 Jan 2021   /

International students to start returning in April – Govt

International tertiary students will start returning to New Zealand in April after the Government approved 1000 to be let in.


Border restrictions 2021 headwind for NZ – ASB
13 Jan 2021  

Border restrictions 2021 headwind for NZ – ASB

However, NZ’s pandemic response has increased its allure as a safe-haven destination, says the bank.


Govt stiffens border requirements
13 Jan 2021  

Govt stiffens border requirements

All people coming to New Zealand will have to undergo day 0/1 Covid-19 testing upon arrival, says Covid-19 response minister Chris Hipkins.


Data showing safe vaccine travel could change border regime – PM
17 Dec 2020  

Data showing safe vaccine travel could change border regime – PM

The scale of the immunisation programme was outlined today after the Government said it had secured two more vaccines.


Concern for summer if NZ’s borders remain closed – Kiwibank
8 Oct 2020   /

Concern for summer if NZ’s borders remain closed – Kiwibank

Foreign tourism is a hard void to fill, especially over summer, the bank says.


All border workers to undergo Covid-19 testing
7 Sep 2020   /

All border workers to undergo Covid-19 testing

The rules cover entry into the country via air and maritime borders and the operation of managed isolation and quarantine facilities.


Managed isolation charges for returnees now in force
12 Aug 2020   /

Managed isolation charges for returnees now in force

New Zealand citizens and residents currently overseas were not liable for charges if they were returning home permanently.


INZ: No way for visitors to come to NZ for just a holiday
16 Jul 2020   /

INZ: No way for visitors to come to NZ for just a holiday

People planning to come to New Zealand for a holiday will have their application to visit rejected, says Immigration New Zealand.


Tighter Covid testing regime for aircrew, border workers
24 Jun 2020   /

Tighter Covid testing regime for aircrew, border workers

A new Covid-19 testing regime has been launched by the Government as more Kiwis return from overseas.


Testing the answer to opening border – tour operator
22 Jun 2020  

Testing the answer to opening border – tour operator

Testing is the answer to opening a travel bubble for overseas tourists, according to Veronika Vermeulen, owner of Aroha New Zealand Tours.


ACT calls for clarity over border policy
15 Jun 2020   /

ACT calls for clarity over border policy

ACT leader David Seymour is calling for the Government to be proactive about its border policy.