Kia Orana 2022! Cook Islands Border Opens Today

The Cook Islands border is open for business to New Zealand as of today, enabling fully vaccinated Kiwis to travel freely to and from the Cook Islands with no quarantine…

Traffic Light System Kicks in This Friday Booster Shots Now Available

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced this afternoon the levels at which different parts of New Zealand will move forward into the COVID-19 Protection Framework Traffic Light System this Friday. The…

First Quarantine-Free Arrivals From Tonga in 20 Months Touch Down at Auckland Airport Tonight.

The first quarantine-free arrivals from Tonga in 20 months will touch down at Auckland Airport this evening. In coming weeks, flights from Tonga will be joined by arrivals from Samoa,…

Two-way Quarantine-Free Travel Between New Zealand and Cook Islands to Resume Jan 2022

The Cook Islands Government has announced two-way quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and the Cook Islands will resume on 14 January 2022.  The Cook Islands will be the only country…

Passengers Selected for Niue Flight on 19 October 2021

The final approved list of passengers returning to Niue on 19 October 2021 has now been confirmed. The Office of the Secretary of Government of Niue has been working closely…

Niue Government set to Recommence Passenger Flights from Auckland to Niue in October

The government of Niue met today and has agreed in principle to allow the recommencement of passenger flights from Auckland to Niue with the first flight arriving to Niue on…

Two-way Quarantine-Free Travel to Cook Islands Likely to Re-open When NZ Goes to Alert Level 1

Two-way quarantine-free travel with the Cook Islands will probably only resume once New Zealand is back at Alert Level 1 according to Graeme West, General Manager Australasia of Cook Islands…

NZ Prime Minister Reveals Quarantine Free Travel With Australia to Commence April 19

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern held a media conference this afternoon providing details for the two-way travel bubble with Australia. Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand’s successful management of COVID means quarantine-free…

Niue to Resume Quarantine-Free Travel to New Zealand

In a joint statement Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern and Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi  announced passengers from Niue can resume quarantine-free travel into New Zealand on Wednesday 24 March NZT…

Final RSE Scheme Workers from Samoa Arrive in New Zealand

Air New Zealand announced 150 seasonal workers from Samoa who are taking up employment in New Zealand for the first time since borders closed in March 2020 have arrived tonight on…