Coronavirus

Trans-Tasman 'bubble' from April 19

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 06 Apr 2021

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 06 Apr 2021
New Zealand will open its borders to quarantine-free travel from Australia in a fortnight, on April 19, Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister, announced.As expected, the system will operate on a state by state basis and be subject to a three-stage ‘traffic light’ system to deal with any outbreak of covid-19.The three traffic stages will be ‘continue’, ‘pause’, and ‘suspend’, with the pause setting indicating a three-day halt to travel to be followed either by a longer suspension or a return to quaran...

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