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How to I prove my legal age so that I can drink in New Zealand?

You can definitely use your passport to prove your age. It's used by visitors all the time here in NZ, so it won't be unusual, and your bartender will certainly have seen a passport before.
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How to I prove my legal age so that I can drink in New Zealand?

There are 3 forms of accepted ID. An NZ drivers license, any current passport and a HANZ18+ card. You can find a form for an 18+ card here: https://www.alcohol.org.nz/alcohol-management-laws/nz-...
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Where was this photo taken? (Windows 10 lock screen)

Lake Quill, New Zealand. source: Microsoft Community
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Incorrect passport number/name in New Zealand visa

New Zealand visas are generally issued electronically and are linked to your passport number. Therefore it is important that the passport details on your visa are correct. Immigration New Zealand's ...
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Stuck in New Zealand due to coronavirus

Have they looked at the German Embassy site for New Zealand? The first link of that page leads to the Covid-19: Informationen für Reisende page that gives details about the present situation. Have ...
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Stuck in New Zealand due to coronavirus

For your proposed routing, Timatic currently says: Transit - Australia (AU) Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Australia. Passengers departing from New Zealand with a ...
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Can I bring spices, nuts, or dates to New Zealand if they're not labeled commercially?

The New Zealand government's main site is Check if you can bring or send an item to NZ. Following it to specific food items, it says about: Spices: Allowed if: If it is dried and ground, commercially ...
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New Zealand infrastructure features

The numbers you are looking at are part of the New Zealand Location referencing system, a "linear referencing system for its state highway network." The overall system is described in Part B ...
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Can I travel with my New Zealand visa on my old passport

You need to transfer your visa in your new passport. From the official New Zealand Immigration : Transferring my visa to a new passport "If you have renewed your passport (because it has ...
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Am I allowed to carry medicine, canned food and money into New Zealand?

Answer is from official New Zealand Customs for person arriving in New Zealand and you are supposed to declare (Cash, Food and Medicine) in passenger arrival card upon arrival. 1 Agriculture Item And ...
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How to organize prescription medicine for an extended (>3 months) travel in Australia and New Zealand?

So I've sort of been in your situation. I've needed more than 3 months supply of medication (heart/blood pressure and more) as a New Zealand citizen living in the UK (before a trip to South America ...
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Do Dutch people need a visa for New Zealand?

No, citizens of the EU do not need a visa to visit New Zealand for up to 90 days. If you are between 18 and 30 years old, you can apply for a Working Holiday Visa which allows you to stay and work ...
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Do Australia and New Zealand have a travel ban on Somalis (like Wikipedia says)?

The Wikipedia article conflicts with information available directly from the New Zealand government. Following the links on the NZ government visa page here allows one to enter "Somalia" for country ...
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Validity Dates of New Zealand Tourist Visa

As per your letter - The last date you may travel to New Zealand is: 23 December 2019 - this means you need to arrive in New Zealand on or before December 23, and This visa expires 1 month(s) after ...
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Forgotten Lost Highway (New Zealand) - Is it advisable to do it in a rental car?

Portions of the road are not fully paved. It is regarded as a relatively dangerous road by New Zealanders, and rightly so. Here is an interactive tool that lets you search NZ locations for car ...
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Refused boarding to New Zealand because I couldn't demonstrate I'm an NZ citizen. What are my options?

As is evident with the recent case of the Australian deputy prime minister, it is possible to renounce your New Zealand citizenship. Therefore, even though a New Zealand birth certificate may provide ...
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How to I prove my legal age so that I can drink in New Zealand?

Although I don't drink, I have used US-issued ID documents in New Zealand for other purposes. Based on my experience, a passport is always fine as ID, whereas an ID card (especially one that isn't a ...
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Requirement to pay for quarantine when entering New Zealand?

It's a bit hard to find, but the New Zealand government does have a fairly extensive explanation of the system. In summary: For people who must pay, the cost is "$3,100 for the first or only ...
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Lowest Typically Attainable Airfare: Toronto to New Zealand?

One way to check if what you're finding is a reasonable price, is to search in Google Flights, where they tell us that $1585 (presumably what you found when you said "$1600") is $1193 ...
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Do I need to provide a round-trip ticket at check-in?

For the New Zealand Visa Waiver Visitor Visa you do need a travel ticket out of New Zealand to a country you have the right to enter. Even more specific Onward travel You must have a travel ticket ...
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Do Dutch people need a visa for New Zealand?

The answer is, "no". According to the New Zealand Tourism's "Visas and Immigration" page: Holidaying in New Zealand You do not need a visa to visit New Zealand if you are: A New ...
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Do I need to provide a round-trip ticket at check-in?

In addition to mts answer regarding airline rules for traveling New Zealand. From the official Air New Zealand website : Entering New Zealand on a one-way ticket People travelling to New Zealand ...
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When flying from New York to Australia, staying a month, then flying to New Zealand, and finally BACK to Australia - what kind of visa is required?

As an American citizen you need an Electronic Travel Authority to enter Australia. This serves in lieu of a visa and allows you to visit as many times as you wish for one year after issuance, for up ...
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Do I need to declare medication every time I cross the border into NZ/Aus?

Kiwi here, I've moved to Australia. I fly back and forth reasonably regularly with prescription medication (heart, anxiety, other). I don't take a letter for the meds, as long as they're in their ...
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Stuck in New Zealand due to coronavirus

The Deutschlandfunk news today talked about the recovery flights and mentioned that smaller Pacific islands were difficult, so they were going to stage the recovery through New Zealand. At a wild ...
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Does a high end DSLR camera count against my personal concession entering New Zealand?

A camera that belongs to you will be part of your "Wearing apparel and personal effects concession" as listed at the bottom of the New Zealand Customs Page. Visitors to New Zealand may ...
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Do Australia and New Zealand have a travel ban on Somalis (like Wikipedia says)?

Further to the answer for New Zealand, the article also appears to be incorrect regarding Australia. The Australian government's visa options website also allows selection of Somalia as country of ...
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