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Wed Nov 24, 2021, 08:39 AM

New Zealand to reopen to vaccinated foreign travelers from April

Source: Axios

New Zealand will reopen to most international travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 next year, in a gradual lifting of border restrictions that have been in place since March 2020.

Why it matters: NZ imposed some of the world's toughest pandemic measures and largely contained the virus to managed hotel quarantine facilities for returning New Zealand residents. Its economy had rebounded before Delta arrived in August and domestic restrictions returned.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's government has since moved to replace its COVID-19 elimination strategy with one focused on high coronavirus vaccination rates.

The big picture: COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins told a briefing Wednesday that from 11:59pm on Jan. 16, fully vaccinated New Zealanders and other eligible travelers can travel to NZ from Australia without staying in quarantine facilities, though there are negative test requirements.

Read more: https://www.axios.com/new-zealand-reopen-border-vaccinated-travelers-2022-fb299d9f-287c-46b9-92b1-bf217e8c2589.html

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Wed Nov 24, 2021, 09:04 AM

1. Good, they've had over $10,000 of my money since 2019, canceling my

visit for two years.

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