Pre-departure testing requirements for travellers to New Zealand

All travellers to New Zealand (except those from Australia, Antarctica and most Pacific islands) are required to have a COVID-19 test taken and a negative result returned within 72 hours of their first scheduled international flight.

Learn more about the pre-departure testing requirements

Make summer unstoppable

This summer will be our first under COVID-19 conditions. It’s important we look after ourselves and our whānau over the festive season and summer holidays.

Updates on COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Health publishes updates on COVID-19 cases around 1pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday every week.

Media releases on COVID-19 cases at the Ministry of Health (external link)

Latest updates

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