Thursday, February 17, 2022 | News
New Zealand prepares to welcome back business events as borders reopen
We’ve got good news for you and your events: New Zealand’s borders will begin opening to international manuhiri (visitors) from mid-April.
The New Zealand Government has recently announced the country’s borders will reopen progressively to international visitors. From 11.59pm on 12 April, fully-vaccinated visitors from Australia and, from 11.59pm on 1 May, visitors from visa waiver countries will be able to enter New Zealand without needing to self-isolate on arrival.
From these dates, visitors will be able to travel to New Zealand without self-isolation on provision of a negative pre-departure test. Negative Rapid Antigen Tests [RAT] will be required on arrival and on day 5.
Tourism New Zealand’s Chief Executive, René de Monchy said “We look forward to welcoming international business events back to our shores very soon.
“We’ll be ready to welcome delegates back to experience our breath-taking landscapes, amazing activities and to meet with our inspiring thought leaders. Our people and place are what make us unique, and we look forward to sharing this with the world again.”
NOTE: Full details are available on the following New Zealand Government websites:
Covid19.govt.nz: Travel to New Zealand(opens in new window)
Immigration New Zealand: Reopening the New Zealand border(opens in new window)
Covid19.govt.nz: When New Zealand’s borders open(opens in new window)