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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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New Zealand tourist visa application for parents (India)

My mother is traveling with me to NZ and she's retired and hence depending on me. Given that the visa application only allows the addition of children and partners in the same application, I am ...
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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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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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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 My understanding has always been that my SA citizenship was revoked when I became a NZ citizen.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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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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Where to buy Thai Baht when traveling from New Zealand to Thailand?

When traveling from New Zealand to Thailand, where can I buy Thai Baht and get a good exchange rate and low commission? It's only for the first 10K THB (Thai Baht) for the first days. The rest I will ...
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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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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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What is the cheapest way to travel from North to South island in New Zealand?

After some search I found the following fare for sail crossing: Wellington to Picton Thursday, 22nd January 2015 - 2 Adults Picton to Wellington Sunday, 8th February 2015 - 2 Adults With a van NZ$...
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Does a Canadian citizen need a visa for a stopover in New Zealand?

I have a 14-hour layover in New Zealand before I have a connecting flight to Melbourne, Australia. Do I need a visa if I wanted to leave the airport and go to a hotel? I am a Canadian citizen with the ...
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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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Why is travel insurance recommended when there's reciprocal health care?

In Health care for Australians in New Zealand, it says Because Australians temporarily visiting New Zealand are eligible for publicly funded health care on the same basis as New Zealand ...
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1-week holiday in Fiji. How to carry my cash?

This is my first time travelling overseas by myself. I will be travelling from New Zealand to Fiji for one week. I thought about bringing credit cards but it seems like many places charge an extra ...
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Where can I learn about the earthquake and reconstruction of Christchurch?

I'll be visiting Christchurch, New Zealand for 3 days, and I would like to learn and have a feeling of the impacts of the 2011 earthquakes and learn about the reconstruction effort. I would like to ...
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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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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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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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Windows 10 Wallpaper - photo location [duplicate]

I've upgraded my laptop to Win10, and I have this wallpaper on my screen: I like this place and I wanted to know - where it exactly is? Search in Internet gave me this old post about windows ...
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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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Required vaccinations for New Zealand

Are there any required vaccines to travel to New Zealand?
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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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How long can I work in New Zealand on a working holiday visa?

I am from the UK and have heard rumors that if you go to NZ on a twelve month working holiday visa, then you are only allowed to work for six months of your stay. Is this true? I can't seem to find ...
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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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Petrol prices in New Zealand

I am driving across / up New Zealand shortly and would like some more information on petrol prices. Is there a resource available from which I can deduce what the travel cost will be approximately? ...
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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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Travelling to New Zealand on visa waiver while work visa is pending

My wife (a doctor) has the opportunity to work in NZ for several months from a negotiable point in July, and as such has applied for transfer of her medical registration to the NZ medical body, and is ...
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Are swimming costumes required for hot springs in New Zealand?

In New Zealand, are swimming costumes (or towels) required, optional, or forbidden in hot springs? I'm not planning on going there myself, but would like to be able to tell Japanese people what to ...
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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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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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Are there any travel experiences in New Zealand that offer a Maori "cultural immersion"?

I am wondering if it's possible to travel to New Zealand as a tourist and immerse in Maori culture. By this I mean homestay in a traditional Maori area where people speak the language on an everyday ...
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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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