23 Jul 2021

Arrivals at Auckland Airport react to NZ-AUS border closure

From Checkpoint, 6:14 pm on 23 July 2021

If you're a New Zealander in Sydney without a flight home, you could be stranded there for some time.

It comes as New South Wales recorded a record 136 Covid-19 infections overnight with officials describing the outbreak of the highly contagious Delta strain as a 'national emergency'.

And as Ella Stewart reports, for those New Zealanders stuck, it could be a very long wait.