New Zealand announces phased end of border restrictions

A NZ Insurance Business Magazine article.

New Zealand will begin scaling back one of its key COVID-19 defences by easing border restrictions for fully vaccinated people arriving from overseas.

The amount of time travellers will have to spend in government-run hotel quarantine facilities will be halved to seven from 14 days from Nov. 14, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said in a news conference in Wellington on Thursday. Home isolation will be introduced in the first quarter of 2022, he said.

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