COVID-19 Response from New Zealand Van Lines

NZ Van Lines Covid-19 Update

New Zealand Van Lines are open for business and in full operation. The wellbeing of our customers and our staff is our top priority, please be rest assured that no matter what protection framework we operate in, we will adhere to strict health and safety requirements. 

Please read the latest updates on New Zealand’s Covid protection framework and international travel.

New Zealand COVID-19 Protection Framework:

New Zealand has moved into the COVID-19 Protection Framework ‘Traffic Light System’ as of Friday 3rd December, 2021. The framework will continue to protect New Zealanders, minimising the impact of COVID-19 through three settings — Red, Orange and Green. The new framework provides a guide to protecting one another, keeping our health system running well and businesses open. Click here to view the COVI9-19 Protection Framework summary.

New Zealand is in the Orange setting, with the exception of Northland which is in Red.

Cabinet will review these settings and will provide an update in the week of Monday 17 January, and will continue on a fortnightly basis from then on.

COVID-19 Update International Travel to New Zealand:

New Zealand will reopen its international borders in a phased approach in early 2022.

Over 70 countries around the world now report Omicron cases and its high transmissibility. The New Zealand Government announced on 21st December precautionary measures to minimise risk, strengthening our borders to keep Omicron out of the community for as long as possible.

• Pre-departure test requirement to enter NZ reduced from 72 hours to 48 hours before travel.
• Phased border re-opening pushed out to the end of February 2022.
• Temporary change to MIQ — length of stay increased to 10 days for all travellers, with no self-isolation component.

As this is a fluid environment, please note governments can change regulations at short notice. For more information please visit:

Our NZ Van Lines team are here to assist with your moving requirements call: +64 0800 362 236 or email us at

Stay safe and take care from the New Zealand Van Lines team.

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