Kia ora world, New Zealand is ready to be explored!

Following today's government announcement, New Zealand Insight is ready and waiting to reconnect friends and whānau from all over the globe in April and May.

Hikers climb Mount Roy for spectacular views over Lake Wanaka
Credit: Miles Holden

Our Australian friends across the ditch can visit New Zealand from Wednesday 13 April 2022


Our friends from visa waiver countries can visit New Zealand from Monday 2 May 2022

Visa waiver countries do not have to apply for a visa before they travel to NZ but must hold an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority).

New Zealand has a visa waiver agreement with these countries and territories:

  • Andorra

  • Argentina

  • Austria

  • Bahrain

  • Belgium

  • Brazil

  • Brunei

  • Bulgaria

  • Canada

  • Chile

  • Croatia

  • Cyprus

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

  • Estonia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Germany

  • Greece

  • Hong Kong

  • Hungary

  • Iceland

  • Ireland

  • Israel

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Korea, South

  • Kuwait

  • Latvia

  • Liechtenstein

  • Lithuania

  • Luxembourg

  • Macau

  • Malaysia

  • Malta

  • Mauritius

  • Mexico

  • Monaco

  • Netherlands

  • Norway

  • Oman

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Qatar

  • Romania

  • San Marino

  • Saudi Arabia

  • Seychelles

  • Singapore

  • Slovak Republic

  • Slovenia

  • Spain

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

  • Taiwan

  • United Arab Emirates

  • United Kingdom

  • United States of America

  • Uruguay

  • Vatican City

Air New Zealand Image courtesy of Aero Icarus


Air New Zealand has advised they have more than 50 flights per week available on 15 international routes and capacity will be adjusted to meet demand in the coming months as New Zealand heads into the winter season.






Please note the below requirements for customers entering New Zealand:

  • Customers will need to show their International Vaccine Certificate to board any international flight.

  • The New Zealand Government requires proof of a negative RAT, LAMP or PCR test before departure. Check the Covid-19 website for more details and timeframes.

  • All customers will be required to fill out the New Zealand Travel Declaration before departure.

  • Visitors from visa-waiver countries will need to hold a NZeTA before they travel.

  • We recommend customers allow plenty of time (around three hours) to check in and verify all travel documents.


Get your bucket list ready, it's time to make your dream New Zealand trip a reality!