Citizens and residents overseas

New Zealanders overseas who are intending to return home are encouraged to do so as soon as possible.

All New Zealand citizens, residents with valid travel conditions and their immediate family (partner or spouse, legal guardian and dependent children under the age of 24) can still come to New Zealand but must then self-isolate for 14 days.

Information for imminent arrivals to New Zealand

Countries around the world are closing their borders and imposing stricter travel restrictions. Commercial flight options are available to return to New Zealand but are limited.

New Zealanders overseas should contact their airlines and other travel providers for the most up-to-date information about flight availability. 

New Zealanders should also contact their travel agent or airline if they are travelling from, or transiting through, areas affected by border measures. 

New Zealanders seeking emergency consular assistance should call +64 99 20 20 20 (if overseas) or 0800 30 10 30 (if in New Zealand).

Find more on the SafeTravel website(external link) 

Citizens and residents living in Australia

All New Zealand citizens and permanent residents living in Australia, who meet the Australian Government’s eligibility criteria, will now be able to access up to A$20,000 of their Australian super.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has details on how to apply(external link)

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