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US to advise against travelling to 80 per cent of the world

"This alignment better reflects the current, unpredictable, and ever-evolving threat posed by Covid-19."

21/4/2021
Travel news

Stressed? 'Blue spaces' are what you need right now

Being around water allows you "to relax and restore your cognitive processes".

21/4/2021
Travel

Freedom camping notices and hostilities rise in Golden Bay

Kiwi freedom campers have hit Golden Bay in strong numbers, with a rise in aggressive behaviour and even an assault on an officer.

21/4/2021
Taranaki

Trans-Tasman bubble reunites best friends in New Plymouth

Lennox O’Sullivan wasn’t even crawling the last time he saw his mum’s best friend Aaron Pittaway. But on Tuesday the now 18-month-old was able to run into the Australian's arms.

20/4/2021
South Pacific

Vanuatu's main island halts outward travel after dead body found with Covid-19

All outbound travel out of Vanuatu's main island, Efate, has been stopped for three days following confirmation of a Covid-19 case.

20/4/2021
Travel news

Trans-Tasman bubble: Families, friends continue to reunite in Wellington

June Cheek's arrival from Melbourne to Wellington met she could celebrate her grandchildren's milestones such as Jonas' first birthday and Jasper's first week of school.

20/4/2021
Travel news

Bubble traveller's fabulous airport welcome

Jan Evans didn't have anyone waiting for her at Sydney Airport - but a group of drag queens helped make her arrival a special moment.

20/4/2021
Opinion

Red zone roulette: Green flight to Sydney takes surprise twist after landing

I was a green zone passenger on a bubble flight to Sydney. So why did I get ushered through a "red zone" door by Australian Border Force?

20/4/2021
Travel news

He was charged nearly a billion dollars for extra legroom on Qantas flight

"It was hilarious, people were asking if I was buying the airline," says Aussie comedian.

20/4/2021
Travel news

47 passengers on one flight to Hong Kong test positive for Covid

All of the passengers on Vistara Flight 6395 from Delhi, India had passed a PCR test.

20/4/2021
Australia

What’s the risk if Australia opens its international borders?

OPINION: The risk of infection leaking may appear low, but it only takes one case for the situation to 'blow up', given Australia's lack of immunity.

20/4/2021
Travel news

Tears of joy as first trans-Tasman bubble flyers reach Marlborough

Elisa Wagstaff is back in New Zealand for 12 days. Her plans: "keep hugging".

19/4/2021