Skip to Content
Global News Select

New Zealand to Halt Quarantine-Free Travel With Australia's Victoria State for 72 Hours

   By Stephen Wright 
 

WELLINGTON, New Zealand--New Zealand's government said quarantine-free travel with Australia's Victoria state will be halted for an initial 72 hours while the source of new Covid-19 cases in Melbourne is investigated.

The New Zealand restrictions will be in place from Tuesday evening and follow Victoria's decision to limit the size of gatherings and require the wearing of face masks indoors.

Quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand began in mid-April, more than a year after they shut their borders because of the pandemic. It has allowed families separated by the pandemic to reunite and given a boost to companies such as Air New Zealand Ltd. and Auckland International Airport Ltd.

 

Write to Stephen Wright at stephen.wright@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

May 25, 2021 00:29 ET (04:29 GMT)

Copyright (c) 2021 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Transparency is how we protect the integrity of our work and keep empowering investors to achieve their goals and dreams. And we have unwavering standards for how we keep that integrity intact, from our research and data to our policies on content and your personal data.

We’d like to share more about how we work and what drives our day-to-day business.

We sell different types of products and services to both investment professionals and individual investors. These products and services are usually sold through license agreements or subscriptions. Our investment management business generates asset-based fees, which are calculated as a percentage of assets under management. We also sell both admissions and sponsorship packages for our investment conferences and advertising on our websites and newsletters.

How we use your information depends on the product and service that you use and your relationship with us. We may use it to:

  • Verify your identity, personalize the content you receive, or create and administer your account.
  • Provide specific products and services to you, such as portfolio management or data aggregation.
  • Develop and improve features of our offerings.
  • Gear advertisements and other marketing efforts towards your interests.

To learn more about how we handle and protect your data, visit our privacy center.

Maintaining independence and editorial freedom is essential to our mission of empowering investor success. We provide a platform for our authors to report on investments fairly, accurately, and from the investor’s point of view. We also respect individual opinions––they represent the unvarnished thinking of our people and exacting analysis of our research processes. Our authors can publish views that we may or may not agree with, but they show their work, distinguish facts from opinions, and make sure their analysis is clear and in no way misleading or deceptive.

To further protect the integrity of our editorial content, we keep a strict separation between our sales teams and authors to remove any pressure or influence on our analyses and research.

Read our editorial policy to learn more about our process.