An Air New Zealand plane flies over Auckland Airport in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
An Air New Zealand plane flies over Auckland Airport in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: New Zealand’s Covid-19 border rules, quarantine lottery were unlawful, court rules

  • New Zealand’s managed isolation and quarantine process stripped citizens of their right to return home, the High Court in Wellington ruled on Wednesday
  • Its failure to take into account people’s specific needs meant the government had acted ‘unlawfully, unreasonably and in breach of the Bill of Rights’

An Air New Zealand plane flies over Auckland Airport in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
An Air New Zealand plane flies over Auckland Airport in 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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