The New Zealand Government retired the COVID-19 Protection Framework at 11:59pm on Monday 12 September, 2022.
The most recent health advice tells us that New Zealand is now in a good position to move forward with certainty. Staffing challenges are still impacting aviation so please make sure you give yourself extra time to check in for your flights or experiences.
We look forward to welcoming you with our smiles once again.
Do I have to wear a mask?
No, you no longer have to wear a mask on public transport, like aircraft or inside the airport terminal. However, if you want to, you're welcome to. In New Zealand, the only requirement to wear a mask is now at healthcare service providers.
I'm a household contact, do I need to self-isolate?
No, household contacts are no longer require to self-isolate for 7 days however its encouraged to test daily and to follow good hygiene protocols.
Please observe the ‘Golden Rules’
If you’re sick, stay home. Don’t go to work or school. Don’t socialise.
If you have cold or flu symptoms call your doctor or Healthline and make sure you get tested.
Wash your hands. Wash your hands. Wash your hands.
Sneeze and cough into your elbow, and regularly disinfect shared surfaces.
If you are told by health authorities to self-isolate, you must do so immediately.
If you’re concerned about your wellbeing, or have underlying health conditions, work with your GP to understand how best to stay healthy.
People will have had different experiences over the last couple of months. Whatever you’re feeling — it’s okay. Be kind to others. Be kind to yourself.