Trans-Tasman bubble to start 19 April

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New Zealand’s successful management of COVID means quarantine-free travel between New Zealand and Australia will start on Monday 19 April.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins confirmed the conditions for starting to open up quarantine free travel with Australia have been met.

The Director-General of Health considers the risk of transmission of COVID-19 from Australia to New Zealand is low and that quarantine free travel is safe to commence.

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