- New Zealand’s border is reopening to all tourists and visa holders from 11:59pm 31 July 2022.
- Vaccinated travellers arriving under the Accredited Employer Work Visa category can apply to enter New Zealand from 4 July 2022.
- All other visa categories — including those on visitor and student visas can apply to enter New Zealand from anywhere in the world from 31 July 2022.
- Cruise ships can enter New Zealand from 31 July 2022, with the opening of the maritime border.
Hi Everyone, Things are moving along nicely here in the lead up to the worlds. We will post an update each month now with any information relevant to competitors, please feel free to contact us with the form on the homepage with any questions not covered here. Entries Entries are ticking along nicely now. The up to date list of entries can now be seen online here There are only a few international entries on the list so far but in conversation we know there are a number planning on being here from USA, Europe and EU. Border information We are aware of some confusion in regards to the border status in NZ as some overseas news sources are still at times reporting strict border closures and travel restrictions in NZ. This is not the case. For official border status please refer to https://covid19.govt.nz/international-travel/travel-to-new-zealand/when-new-zealand-borders-open/ Latest update — 11 May 2022