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New Zealand PM Ardern says COVID-19 travel bubble with Cook Islands to start on May 17

WELLINGTON: New Zealand will start quarantine-free travel with the Cook Islands on May 17, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said at a press conference on Monday.

“Two way quarantine-free travel is a significant step in both countries’ COVID-19 recovery, and a direct result of both New Zealand and the Cook Islands’ successful response to the pandemic,” Ardern said at a news conference.

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One-way quarantine-free travel from the Cook Islands to New Zealand has been possible since January. Last month New Zealand and Australia began similar quarantine-free travel.

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