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NZ to require pre-departure Covid-19 tests for most countries starting next week | 1 NEWS

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.

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Covid-19: Pre-departure test extended to all passengers from next week

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.

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,

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Hotels offering special rates, promotions for first-ever Ann Arbor Hotel Week

ANN ARBOR, MI – Hotels are offering special rates and promotions as part of the inaugural Ann Arbor Hotel Week Feb. 21-26.

Destination Ann Arbor has partnered with the Washtenaw County Hotel Association to launch the event, according to a news release. Along with special rates and promotions, Ann Arbor Hotel Week will coincide with Ann Arbor Restaurant Week so folks can stay downtown and explore local restaurants.

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Hotels participating in Ann Arbor Hotel Week include the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, Ann Arbor Regent Hotel,

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