20 Apr 2021

Emotional scenes as friends, whanau reunited by travel bubble

From First Up, 5:44 am on 20 April 2021

After more than a year of Zoom calls and "wish you were heres" with friends and family in Australia, the trans-Tasman bubble finally opened yesterday. There were emotional scenes at airports across New Zealand and Australia as people saw their loved ones in the flesh for the first time in ages. Our reporter Ella Stewart was at Auckland Airport as the first flight from Australia, JetStar JQ201, touched down just after lunchtime.