New Zealand To Fully Reopen International Borders From July-End

New Zealand To Fully Reopen International Borders From July-End

We are building on our proven plan to secure New Zealand’s economic future: PM Jacinda Ardern

Wellington, New Zealand:

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said today the country will fully reopen its international borders from 11:59 pm on July 31, with cruise ships also welcome back to local ports on the same day.

The end-July opening of the border is two months earlier than the government’s previous time frame and will mean visitors who need visas will now be able to come to New Zealand.

The PM said in a speech to a Business NZ lunch in Auckland that opening the borders would help to relieve urgent skills shortages, open up tourism and put immigration settings on a more secure footing.

“We are building on our proven plan to secure New Zealand’s economic future,” the PM said

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