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"Rest assured - as a part of the FCTG family, Stage and Screen is in a strong position to ensure that we are able to continue to provide the service and advice that will see you through the current challenges related to COVID19 and get your travel programme back up and running when the time is right for you."  #ByYourSide

Angie Forsyth, Stage and Screen General Manager New Zealand

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Thursday 2 April

  • Air New Zealand will continue to operate on Alert Level 4. Domestic flights within New Zealand are only available for essential workers. Travellers will need to check that they qualify to travel under the essential services list before they book a ticket or head to the airport. Please see more information here.
  • Virgin Australia has made the decision to withdraw from flying Auckland to Rarotonga and Auckland to Tonga.

Friday 27 March

  • Jetstar will be temporarily suspending all New Zealand domestic services from Saturday 28 March 2020. 

Thursday 26 March

  • New Zealand is now at Alert Level 4. This means there are restrictions in place for passengers arriving to/transiting through New Zealand.  

Monday 23 March

  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that New Zealand is now at Alert Level 3 and the in next 48 hours will move to Alert Level 4. 
  • Air New Zealand are working to add more domestic flights in the next 24 hours to support customers to safely return home.

Thursday 19 March

  • New Zealand closed its borders to non-residents and non-NZ citizens from 11.59pm, Thursday 19 March 2020. 
  • Safe Travel today has updated its advice. The New Zealand Government is advising that New Zealanders do not travel overseas at this time due to the outbreak of COVID-19, associated health risks and travel restrictions. More information here

Wednesday 18 March

  • On 18 March, Safe Travel issued a notice advising all New Zealand citizens they should consider returning home. The New Zealand Government is advising New Zealanders to avoid non-essential travel overseas due to the outbreak of COVID-19, associated health risks and travel restrictions. For more information please refer to advice on Safe Travel.
  • NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that all travellers will have to self-isolate on their arrival to New Zealand.

Monday 16 March

  • Effective from 1am Monday 16 March 2020, all travellers, except those coming from specified Pacific Islands, will have to self-isolate for 14 days on their arrival to New Zealand. This includes New Zealanders. The restrictions will be reviewed in 16 days and there will be more advice for self-isolation next week. 

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