Covid 19 coronavirus: Australians exploit Tasman bubble to use New Zealand to get to other countries

A NZ Herald article.

An Australian art teacher has reportedly jumped through a loophole in the transtasman travel bubble to return to a job in Moscow and his girlfriend.

Tim Byrnes flew to Auckland last week and caught a flight to Istanbul on Friday night to travel on to Russia, the Sydney Morning Herald has reported.

“I’ve escaped. I get to go back to my life,” said Byrnes, who said he had encountered several other people in Auckland who were watching his progress and hoped to do the same.

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