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Welcoming Brigadier Rose King as new Joint Head of MIQ 16 June 2021

We welcome NZ Army Brigadier Rose King as new Joint Head of MIQ.

All MIQ workers fully vaccinated 11 June 2021

All work in Managed Isolation and Quarantine facilities is now being undertaken by workers who are fully vaccinated. The Government introduced the requirement under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

Reviews of recent Covid-19 cases in MIQ will continue to strengthen system 03 June 2021

Reports into the in-facility transmission of COVID-19 at the Grand Millennium and Grand Mercure managed isolation facilities in Auckland earlier this year have been released today.

All MIQ and government border workers vaccinated by 1 May 30 April 2021

From 11.59pm tonight all work in Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) facilities and by Government agencies at the border will be undertaken by vaccinated workers.

Anzac Day in managed isolation 24 April 2021

For many New Zealand Defence Force members working in managed isolation and quarantine facilities, Anzac Day looks quite different from usual.

Pullman MIQ facility to reopen to full capacity following report release 23 April 2021

An independent report into the three transmission events that occurred in January at the Pullman Hotel managed isolation facility in Auckland has been released today.

Update on Grand Millennium and Grand Mercure Managed Isolation facilities 19 April 2021

Following recent positive COVID-19 cases at 2 Auckland Managed Isolation facilities, the joint Ministry of Health and Managed Isolation and Quarantine Technical Advisory Group has been conducting reviews into potential sources of transmission. This will include an investigation of ventilation.

Marking 1 year of MIQ 09 April 2021

One year ago today managed isolation became mandatory for travellers arriving into New Zealand. The joint heads of Managed Isolation and Quarantine, Megan Main and Brigadier Jim Bliss, have paid tribute to the efforts of those who’ve contributed to the past year of MIQ.

Update on managed isolation emergency applications 01 April 2021

The range of circumstances for those who need to apply for an emergency allocation of space in managed isolation to travel home to New Zealand urgently has been further widened today.

Changes to MIQ fees for some returning New Zealanders 24 March 2021

From 1 June 2021, returning New Zealand citizens and residents will need to stay in the country for at least 180 days in order to not be liable to pay managed isolation fees.