Filter and sort Filters
News type
Month
Topic
Sort by
Clear all
Clear all
Displaying all news
Sort by:
Changes to MIQ following Omicron cases 21 December 2021

The Government has agreed a suite of precautionary measures to keep Omicron out of the community for as long as possible.

MIQ’s 12th voucher release: 838 rooms not taken – 16 Dec 2021 16 December 2021

At 11am today, the 12th release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place.

Investigation into recent MIQ absconding incidents released 10 December 2021

An investigation report into the 7 recent absconding incidents involving 9 people, which took place between 4 October and 6 November 2021, and involved community cases in quarantine facilities, has been released today.

All travellers must have the legal right to enter New Zealand before booking a MIQ room 09 December 2021

The Government has decided that all travellers must have the legal right to enter New Zealand before they book an MIQ room. This means MIQ has changed the booking process.

MIQ’s 11th voucher release via virtual lobby – 7 Dec 2021 07 December 2021

At 10am today, the 11th release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place.

No one left in the queue again for MIQ’s 10th voucher release via virtual lobby – 30 Nov 2021 30 November 2021

At 9am today, the 10th release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place successfully.

No one left in the queue for MIQ’s ninth voucher release via virtual lobby – 25 Nov 2021 25 November 2021

At 4pm today, the ninth release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place successfully.

3-step process announced today 24 November 2021

The Minister for COVID-19 Response today announced a 3-step process, starting in mid-January, to enable travellers to enter New Zealand without having to stay at MIQ.

Emergency Allocation criteria changes 19 November 2021

The criteria for those who can apply for an emergency allocation if they need to travel home to New Zealand urgently is being further broadened and clarified on Monday 22 November.

MIQ’s eighth voucher release via virtual lobby – 18 Nov 2021 18 November 2021

At 1pm today, the eighth release of rooms through the virtual lobby took place successfully.