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A country in the south-western Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main islands and multiple smaller ones.

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Indian passport holders applying to both Australian and NZ visa (from India)

I am planning a family visit to both countries. Going through the official websites, it seems that booking flights before visa issuance is not a great idea (both sites clearly mention it). So can I ...
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South African born travelling to SA on NZ passport

I am travelling to South Africa for the first time since we emigrated to New Zealand in 1999. My understanding has always been that my SA citizenship was revoked when I became a NZ citizen. A new SA ...
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New Zealand infrastructure features

On a recent trip around New Zealand, I noticed that many items of infrastructure on the highways are labelled not only with a name but with a number; see the two example photographs: I haven't seen a ...
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Traveling from Canada to Australia with a layover in New Zealand. Will I go through AUS customs in New Zealand?

I'm a Canadian citizen traveling from YYC to MEL with 2 layovers one in LAX and one in AKL. In Canada when we travel to the states we do US customs/immigration in Canada because that section of the ...
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Insurance when Travel Insurance companies don't cover your destination

We're living in New Zealand, and we're going to visit Iran (our home country) for a month. New Zealand put Iran on the "not safe to travel" list, so no insurance company covers us. We're ...
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Application fee cost for New Zealand tourist visas

I am Nigerian. If I want to apply for tourist visas for New Zealand, what is the visa fee cost? I see different amounts.
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Moving back to the UK with a child, do they need a UK passport to enter?

Because my partner and I are British by birth, my son inherits British citizenship too. We are moving back to live in the UK permanently in a few weeks and my son only has his New Zealand passport (he ...
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New Zealand working holiday visa medical requirements - UK citizen

I'm trying to find what medical examination and certification I need for the New Zealand working holiday visa as a UK citizen. The only information I can find is here. This says that applicants "...
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Where is this scenery (in New Zealand)?

A friend's family house has this image. They're pretty sure it's a mountain scene in New Zealand. Best bet currently is Mitre Peak but the lines of the mountain seem reversed...
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Must NZ citizens enter NZ with their NZ passports?

Suppose someone is a dual citizen, with two passports: NZ and somewhere else. Must this person enter NZ on their NZ passport? (This is the case for US passport holders - when entering to the US - to ...
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Can I bring spices, nuts, or dates to New Zealand if they're not labeled commercially?

I read the customs agency's website, but I did not understand the conditions. I have several ground spices; however, they are not labeled commercially. Can I bring them with me when I go to New ...
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New Zealand Covid Test on Arrival: Is it still required?

We are planning to go to New Zealand next month. I'm trying to find the Covid entry requirements but it's been very confusing and contradictory The embassy's website states (https://nz.usembassy.gov/...
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Delayed luggage compensation

What is the compensation for delayed luggage when flying with Emirates? We flew from Zurich to Dubai with Emirates, Dubai to Melbourne with Emirates and the last leg from Melbourne to Auckland with ...
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Traveling from Dallas to Auckland, then to another New Zealand city on separate ticket

I am traveling from DFW to AKL, on a one-way flight and will arrive at 8:45am: I am trying to get to a different city in New Zealand (such as Christchurch or Wellington, to be decided) on the same ...
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Travelling to NZ - how are the Covid rules enforced in practice now?

We're looking at visiting NZ later this year (from the UK) for a few weeks, probably touring round in a rented camper. My understanding of the current Covid rules is that we'd need to test while we're ...
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Do I need a Japan transit visa to travel from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 at Narita? [duplicate]

On 12 September at 17:45 I am travelling from Helsinki Vantaa (Finnair AY 73) to Tokyo Narita Terminal 2 and from there to Terminal 1 and then I'm going to Auckland (Air New Zealand NZ 90). Do I need ...
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Unvaccinated children/teens and self-isolation when entering New Zealand

We are looking at visiting New Zealand now that the NZ government has released their plan to reopen the border. The current info says that fully vaccinated eligible travelers can self-isolate when ...
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Refused visa from USA. Letter is lost, so what can I disclose for New Zealand visa?

I applied for a USA visitor visa back in 2018 but was refused. I lost the refusal letter but didn't read it thoroughly and now I don't remember the reason of the refusal. Now I am planning for a ...
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Lowest Typically Attainable Airfare: Toronto to New Zealand? [closed]

I did some searching for airfare from Toronto Canada to Auckland, New Zealand for October of 2021. The best return price I could find today was around C$1600. My intent with the October date was to ...
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Can an Australian passport holder travel through New Zealand to a third country without an exemption?

Since March 2020, it has not been possible for an Australian passport holder to leave Australia without applying for an exemption. However from April 19 2021 this will change slightly in that it will ...
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Requirement to pay for quarantine when entering New Zealand?

We are New Zealand citizens who live outside of the country. We may need to travel to NZ next year for 3+ months (but not permanently), and are currently looking at our quarantine/isolation ...
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When is the travel bubble between New Zealand and Australia opening?

With Covid, the borders have been closed since March 24, 2020. There's a sort of one way bubble where you don't need to quarantine entering Australia, but what about the other way?
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How do I provide bank statements from multiple accounts when applying for a New Zealand visa online?

I am a vietnamese, have stable job at a well-known bank in here and plans to apply a New Zealand visitor visa in february next year. I have done some research on how to apply it online and it got to ...
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Can I provide bank statements from multiple accounts when applying for a New Zealand visa? [duplicate]

I have multiple accounts under different banks for different purposes, which should I present? Does the visa officer want to check if I have enough money in my savings maintained consistently over a ...
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Can I work on my projects (self-employed) while visiting another country? [duplicate]

I am self-employed as an indie game developer and would like to visit New Zealand and Australia to do some touristing. Can I work on my projects (programming/design/online marketing/support) while ...
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How long can I stay in New Zealand if I’m applying tourists visa

I need to visit my bf in NZ so I’m applying for tourists visa
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Stuck in New Zealand due to coronavirus

Extended family (2 adults, 2 kids) is currently stuck in New Zealand because of the coronavirus. Their original return flight was cancelled. They are German citizens. They now say they don't have any ...
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How to get insurance after trip extended due to flight cancellation, when existing insurance refuses to extend?

My wife (a UK passport holder) is in New Zealand and had her Emirates flight to Heathrow cancelled. Now her insurance company (Brokersure) will not extend her cover as she cannot get a flight until ...
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What are the medical care costs for visitors to New Zealand who contract COVID-19? [closed]

COVID-19 is an illness rather than an accident, so it's not covered by New Zealand's ACC scheme. What are the out of pocket costs for New Zealand visitors who suspect they might be infected, and ...
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Aus and NZ tourist visa for Indian Passport holder residing in Germany

I'm a EU blue card holder for more than a year living in Germany. I'm getting married in end of March 2020 in Chennai, India and we want to go on a honeymoon to both countries Aus and NZ in first ...
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How do Visa denials impact future Visa applications?

A few years ago, I applied for a residency Visa to live and work in New Zealand. I received an email indicating that my application was likely to be denied (tl;dr: because I had not yet finished ...
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Is it possible to have multiple working holiday visas (not EU)?

As I am approaching 31, I am thinking of giving working holiday a go. I am considering New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Would it be possible to apply for all three and then keep switching countries ...
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London - Auckland Flight - best way to book it [closed]

Hi I have extensive experience in booking European flights and I have always planned all our holidays, flights accommodations by myself. But for the first time I am going to take our family of four ...
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SIM cards for New Zealand Visitors [duplicate]

This question is a semi-duplicate of SIM card in New Zealand with unlimited internet access, but that was 7 years ago and I would expect the cellular details have changed in that length of time. For ...
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Can I enter New Zealand again after receiving a tourist visa last March?

I am very much interested to know if I can travel again to New Zealand after I went there last March this year. I'm planning to visit again next year, this time it's on a business trip sponsored by my ...
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Validity Dates of New Zealand Tourist Visa

My New Zealand tourist visa letter says, "The start date of your visa is: 23 August 2019 You must arrive in New Zealand before: The number of times you may travel to New Zealand is: Single The last ...
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Studying in EU as EU citizen without EU passport [closed]

My daughter wants to study in Germany for 6 months through a student exchange programme. She has dual citizenship - Czech Republic (EU) and New Zealand (non-EU), however she only has NZ passport, her ...
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Should I buy ferry tickets from Viator?

I am looking at options for getting from the North to the South Island in December. I found this website selling ferry tickets: https://www.viator.com/Wellington-tours/Ferry-Services/d399-g15-c69 ...
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Are there any Chinatowns in New Zealand?

Wikipedia says: Chinatowns existed on Greys Avenue in Auckland and Haining Street in Wellington up until the 1970s, and there is a growing community in both Christchurch and Dunedin. Does it mean ...
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Visa issued of my NzETA travelling with Spanish passport

I will travel with my Spanish passport. I already have issued my NZeTA authorization to travel to Auckland. I travel to Santiago de Chile with Copa airline ticket and the next day I travel by Lan ...
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Driving test in New Zealand?

My partner and I are going to New Zealand in November for a few months and the plan is to buy a camper and drive around, checking out the sights! The only slight hitch with this plan is I haven't yet ...
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New Zealand Visa : Medicals on Old Visa - Issues to File Visa?

I had done my medicals for New Zealand visa when my old passport was active last month. Then I got a new passport re-issued as I had to change personal details in the passport. Now the medicals have ...
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Does a Filipino passport holder resident in New Zealand need a visa to enter South Korea?

I live in New Zealand but I have a Filipino passport with a student visa in it. Do I need to get a visa if I want to go to South Korea from New Zealand?
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Do you need to send passport to new zealand embassy for visa (Indian living in USA)

We are applying for an Australia visa for work trip. And we thought of applying for a NZ visa as well. But it looks like we may need to send passports for the NZ visa. (Australian Visa does not need ...
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Visiting Taiwan, then to China [duplicate]

essentially the same question as this thread: Visiting both Taiwan and China having one passport I intend to travel on a New Zealand passport from Auckland to Taiwan first, then to China, then back ...
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Can I fly direct from Manila to Sydney? Sydney to Auckland? and exit in Sydney?

I am a Philipppine passport holder, I have visas for both countries Australia & New Zealand. Planning to travel for my birthday. I want to fly directly from Manila to Sydney, spend 1 week in ...
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Do you get another 3 months on each visit to New Zealand?

Asking a very similar question to this Do you get another 6 months on each visit to New Zealand? however I am a US rather than a UK citizen so my visa waiver visa is a shorter duration than that for a ...
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Do Australia and New Zealand have a travel ban on Somalis (like Wikipedia says)?

The Wikipedia article on visa requirements for Somali Citizens lists three countries that refuse admission to Somali citizens: the US, Australia & New Zealand. I know the US travel ban is true—it ...
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Importing wooden trinkets into New Zealand and Australia

I have been travelling and have picked up some neat wooden trinkets. I will be holidaying in New Zealand before travelling back to Australia. I know that both countries have restrictions on such ...
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Driving Dunedin to Queenstown early July [duplicate]

What route should we take from Dunedin to Queenstown in winter? No experience of driving on snow-covered or icy roads. Time not an issue. Have visited in Sept and Dec so expecting very different ...
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