Loved ones reunite at Auckland airport on Monday, the first day of New Zealanders returning from Australia after the border reopened for travellers observing home self-isolation rules. Photo: AFP
Loved ones reunite at Auckland airport on Monday, the first day of New Zealanders returning from Australia after the border reopened for travellers observing home self-isolation rules. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: tears and hugs as New Zealand border reopens; South Korea ditches vaccine pass despite record death toll

  • New Zealand is removing the requirement for vaccinated travellers to self-isolate on arrival despite record high infections in the country
  • Elsewhere, South Korea has rescinded its ‘anti-epidemic pass’ to free up resources as the country reported a record daily death toll

Loved ones reunite at Auckland airport on Monday, the first day of New Zealanders returning from Australia after the border reopened for travellers observing home self-isolation rules. Photo: AFP
Loved ones reunite at Auckland airport on Monday, the first day of New Zealanders returning from Australia after the border reopened for travellers observing home self-isolation rules. Photo: AFP
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