Australia-New Zealand familes reunite after COVID border closures | ABC News

Logan man Pani Hokianga is “over the moon” to be hopping on a flight home to New Zealand later today.
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Australian travellers are now able to enter New Zealand without mandatory hotel quarantine.

“The announcement was made and basically the family all looked at each other and said, ‘Let’s book flights’,” he said.

He’s lived in Australia for 21 years, but before the pandemic he used to fly across the ditch at least once a year.

“I’m just really looking forward to getting back, seeing family and friends,” he said.

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