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No MIQ for fully vaxed Kiwis from mid-January

Brent Melville
Wed, 24 Nov 2021

No MIQ for fully vaxed Kiwis from mid-January
Most people won't have to head into MIQ from mid-February (Image: BusinessDesk)
Brent Melville
Wed, 24 Nov 2021
Fully vaccinated New Zealanders and residents won't be forced to become temporary guests of the Crown from early next year, as part of a staged dismantling of the managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) system.That will see vaccinated New Zealand travellers from Australia able to bypass the current one week in MIQ from Jan 17 and from all countries other than those deemed high-risk from Feb 13, 2022.Announcing the changes to the much-criticised MIQ system today, covid response minister Chris Hipkins said the border will then open to all fore...

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