Arrivals from all countries – except Australia, Antarctica and most Pacific Islands – will be required to present evidence of a negative Covid-19 test from Monday.
Pre-departure testing requirements will extend to travellers from most countries from Tuesday, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says.
“The change will come into force for all flights arriving in New Zealand after 11:59pm (NZT) on Monday 25 January, to minimise disruption for those passengers with imminent departures. Other countries will be considered for exclusion if their situations change,” Hipkins said in a statement.
Travellers from Australia, Antarctica and most Pacific Islands – including Fiji,