Trans-Tasman bubble: is NZ relaxing its ‘zero risk’ approach?

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

The Trans-Tasman bubble has now been open and running for three weeks, and despite a spike in cases across some Australian states, ministers have said that it has “stood the test of time so far.”

New Zealand is still adopting a fairly cautious approach, and suspended quarantine-free travel from New South Wales on Thursday, May 06, for several days while the source of infection for two new cases was investigated. However, travel insurer Cover-More said this still shows a relaxation of the New Zealand government’s ‘zero risk’ policy, and is a good sign that both countries remain comfortable in the arrangement.

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