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MIQ’s 15th voucher release – 24 February 2022 24 February 2022

At 9am today, the 15th release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place.

MIQ moves to 7-day stays 18 February 2022

New Zealand has moved to Phase Two of the Omicron plan, which focuses on minimising and slowing further spread within our communities, meaning returnees in MIQ will be able to leave sooner.

MIQ’s 14th voucher release – 17 February 2022 17 February 2022

At 9am today, the 14th release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place.

Self-Isolation Pilot report released 17 February 2022

The summary evaluation report on the Self-Isolation Pilot is now available.

Reconnecting New Zealand announcement 03 February 2022

Today, the Government announced a 5 step plan for travellers to enter New Zealand without going into managed isolation and quarantine.

20 January room release postponed 18 January 2022

Statement by Head of MIQ Chris Bunny.

Emergency Allocation criteria changes 07 January 2022

A temporary emergency allocation category is to be implemented for New Zealand citizens in Australia who face significant and severe hardship if they do not return to New Zealand in the next 2 months. Applications will be accepted between 13 January and 13 February, for travel to occur within 14 days.

MIQ’s 13th voucher release: Increase in people participating in lobby – 6 January 2022 06 January 2022

At 1pm today, the 13th release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place.

MIQ working with travellers returning to New Zealand following changes to phased border re-opening 31 December 2021

On 21 December 2021, the Government announced several measures to reduce the risks posed by Omicron.

Celebrating Christmas in MIQ 23 December 2021

MIQ’s General Manager of Operations, Chris Scahill, says staff in MIQ facilities around the country are gearing up to make Christmas something special.