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Oceania > New Zealand: Covid-19 and Travel

     
New Zealand

Present Situation


Total cases: 1.8 millions

Active cases: 8 997

Recovered: 1.8 millions

Deaths: 2 992

Vaccination count: 4.3 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2022-10-04

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Covid-19 test required for all countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
 • Masks are required in enclosed public places
 • Masks are required in public spaces
 • Masks are required in public transport

Provisions for travellers


Entry to the territory: Allowed
Depending on their vaccination and visa status, people can now enter New Zealand from anywhere in the world.

New Zealand's maritime borders are also now open to vessels including cruise ships and recreational yachts

The following people can enter New Zealand from anywhere in the world and self-test on arrival:

• New Zealand citizens and residents, regardless of vaccination status

• Vaccinated Australians citizens and permanent residents; unvaccinated Australian citizens who live in New Zealand

• Holders of valid work and student visas; vaccinated travelers with a border exception; vaccinated travelers on a working holiday scheme; vaccinated travelers from visa waiver countries; vaccinated travelers arriving under the Accredited Employer Work Visa category; vaccinated travelers applying for a work visa in New Zealand; vaccinated travelers on tourist, visitor and student visas

Find more details on the government website https://bit.ly/3blCDzE

Tests: Covid-19 test required for all countries.

Quarantine: Depends
Quarantine is required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2022-10-04.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Partial
There are Red, Orange & Green Traffic lights.

Red zone means it is not a lockdown, but there are restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

At Orange, people can continue to do everyday activities. There are restrictions to limit the spread of the virus and protect vulnerable people. But you can go to work, school, gyms, places of worship, restaurants, and many more places.

Most businesses can open with no restrictions on numbers if they choose to follow My Vaccine Pass requirements, and only allow people with My Vaccine Pass to enter.

If they choose not to follow My Vaccine Pass requirements, there will be limits on the number of people who can be in a venue at one time.

Mask use
Masks are required in enclosed public places
Masks are required in public spaces
Masks are required in public transport

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Mask is must at Red & Orange light. In red light there are capacity limits and distancing requirements at some venues.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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