Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Designation of Higher-risk Routes—COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020

Pursuant to clause 9 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020 (“Order”), I, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General, Ministry of Health, hereby designate the following routes of travel between a place outside New Zealand and another place (in or outside New Zealand) as higher-risk routes:

  1. Los Angeles and any airport in or outside New Zealand
  2. San Francisco and any airport in or outside New Zealand
  3. Narita and any airport in or outside New Zealand
  4. Seoul and any airport in or outside New Zealand
  5. Hong Kong and any airport in or outside New Zealand
  6. Guangzhou and any airport in or outside New Zealand
  7. Shanghai and any airport in or outside New Zealand
  8. Taipei and any airport in or outside New Zealand

The designation will begin at 11.59pm on 23 July 2021 and cease at the end of the Order, or earlier as otherwise amended or revoked.

The Designation of Higher-risk Routes—COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border) Order (No 2) 2020 dated 6 October 2020 (New Zealand Gazette, 6 October 2020, Notice No. 2020-go4666) is revoked.

Dated at Wellington this 7th day of July 2021.

Dr ASHLEY BLOOMFIELD, Director-General of Health.