Travel to New Zealand

New Zealand is a small country, similar in size to Great Britain or Japan, with a population of just four million people but getting here couldn’t be easier! It’s only a 9 – 12 hour flight from countries on the Pacific Rim and is serviced by more than 360 international flights every week.

30 airlines fly direct into Auckland from 46 destinations worldwide including; Bangkok, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles, Manila, Perth, Santiago, Shangai, Singapore, Tokyo and Vancouver.

Getting to auckland

Immigration Information

Citizens of over 50 different countries are eligible to visit New Zealand without needing to apply for a visa. Attendees from visa waiver countries will be granted a visitor visa on arrival in New Zealand.

If you are a citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand, you do not need to apply for a visa to visit New Zealand but you must:

  • Hold a valid ticket from New Zealand to a country where you have the right of entry
  • Have sufficient money to support yourself during your stay in New Zealand
  • Hold a passport valid for 3 months beyond the date you intend leaving New Zealand
  • Remain in New Zealand only for the time granted on your arrival

View more information about the visa waiver eligibility

If you intend to stay in New Zealand for longer than three months or you are not a citizen of a visa waiver country, you will need to apply for a visitor visa at least 30 days before travelling. Visa applications can be made online.

New Zealand Immigration visa information