The requirement for a negative pre-departure Covid-19 test before coming into New Zealand will come into force at 11.59pm on Monday, Government officials announced today.
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It is another layer of border defence, says Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins.
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It does not include Australia, Antarctica or most Pacific Islands. Currently it only applies to the US and UK.
If passengers from outside the exempted countries arrive into New Zealand without proof of a negative test or medical certificate, they could be fined up to $1000 from February 8.
Covid-19 Response Minister