Omicron threat: Border delays a blow to New Zealanders stuck overseas

A Radio NZ article

The decision to delay re-opening the borders has dealt another blow to New Zealanders stuck overseas and desperate to return home.

The threat of Omicron has prompted the government to push back the start of its staged shift from managed isolation in a hotel to self-isolation at home from mid-January to the end of February, and the period in MIQ has increased from seven days to 10.

It’s the latest roadblock for Kiwis abroad and the Christmas news no one wanted to hear.

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