21 Apr 2021

French Polynesia preparing to reopen border to tourists

From , 6:01 am on 21 April 2021

French Polynesia is set to reopen its border at the end of next week and allow foreign tourists back in.

The border was closed in February at the behest of France but to the dismay of the local government and the tourism industry.

My colleague Walter Zweifel has been following developments and joins me now, so what prompted the change Walter?

Three French Polynesian residents repatriated from Rarotonga

Three French Polynesian residents repatriated from Rarotonga Photo: supplied