30 Jun 2021

Pre-departure Covid tests required in Australia to come to NZ

From First Up, 5:34 am on 30 June 2021

Almost half of Australia will wake up in lockdown this morning- the other half will be able to travel to New Zealand from Monday after the Government announced it would lift the travel pause with Covid-free states. But there's a small catch, travellers coming from Australia to New Zealand will require a negative pre-departure covid-19 test within 72 hours of their flight and as Ella Stewart reports, the cost isn't cheap.