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Travel Advice: Tunisia

Sep 18 2019 4:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Tunisia.

There is no change to our travel advisory advice levels.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders:

- do not travel to the Chaambi Mountains National Park, including the town of Kasserine, near the border with Algeria due to ongoing armed conflict between Tunisian security forces and militant groups;

- do not travel within 30 kilometres of the border with Algeria, in the military zone south of the towns of El Borma and Dhehiba, and within 50 kilometres of the border with Libya, including the town of Ben Guerdane, due to the threat of terrorism, kidnapping and the presence of armed groups;

- avoid non-essential travel to the south of and including the towns of Nefta, Douz, Médenine and Zarzis due to the threat of terrorism and kidnapping;

- exercise increased caution elsewhere in Tunisia due to the threat of terrorism and civil unrest.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/tunisia

Travel Advice: Uganda

Sep 16 2019 12:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Uganda.

There are some changes to our travel advisory advice levels.

We now advise that New Zealanders:

- exercise increased caution to the Karamoja region in north-eastern Uganda due to the threat of banditry, violent crime and armed clashes;

- exercise increased caution within 30 kilometres of the border with South Sudan due to the threat of banditry and other violent crime.

Elsewhere in Uganda we continue to advise exercising increased caution due to the threat of terrorism, crime and the potential for civil unrest.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/uganda

Travel Advice: Albania

Sep 13 2019 10:00AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Albania.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders in Albania exercise increased caution due to the threat of terrorism.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/albania

Travel Advice: Hong Kong (China)

Sep 6 2019 3:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Hong Kong (China).

We have updated our civil unrest section. Our level of advice has not changed: we continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/hong-kong-china

Travel Advice: United Arab Emirates

Sep 6 2019 11:00AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for United Arab Emirates.

There is no change to our travel advisory advice level.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the threat from terrorism.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/united-arab-emirates

Travel Advice: Bolivia

Aug 28 2019 2:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Bolivia.

There is no change to our travel advisory advice level.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution in Bolivia due to the potential for civil unrest and violent crime.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/bolivia

Travel Advice: Egypt

Aug 28 2019 11:30AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Egypt.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has made a factual update to its Egypt advisory to include the following information:

“On 4 August 2019, at least 20 people were killed by a car bomb near central Cairo’s Manial district.”

There are no other substantive changes to the advisory.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/egypt

Travel Advice: Luxembourg

Aug 12 2019 3:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Luxembourg.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise normal safety and security precautions in Luxembourg.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/luxembourg

Travel Advice: South Korea

Aug 1 2019 3:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for South Korea.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution in South Korea due to heightened tensions in the region.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/south-korea

Travel Advice: Vanuatu

Aug 1 2019 12:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Vanuatu.

There is one change to our travel advisory advice levels, where we have lowered the advice level for Ambae Island.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise normal safety and security precautions in Vanuatu.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/vanuatu

Travel Advice: Germany

Aug 1 2019 10:00AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Germany.

There is no change to our travel advisory advice level.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution in Germany due to the ongoing threat of terrorism.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/germany

Travel Advice: Tonga

Jul 31 2019 2:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Tonga.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise normal safety and security precautions in Tonga.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/tonga

Travel Advice: Indonesia

Jul 30 2019 3:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Indonesia.

There is one change to our travel advisory advice levels, where we have lowered the advice level for Sulawesi.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders avoid non-essential travel to Papua and West Papua provinces due to civil unrest and the risk of kidnapping.

Elsewhere in Indonesia, we continue to advise exercising increased caution including in Jakarta, Surabaya, Sulawesi and on Bali, due to the ongoing threat of terrorism.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/indonesia

Travel Advice: South Africa

Jul 25 2019 11:30AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for South Africa.

There is no change to our advice level.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution in South Africa due to violent crime.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/south-africa

Travel Advice: Venezuela

Jul 15 2019 2:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Venezuela.

There is no change to our travel advisory advice level.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders do not travel to Venezuela due to ongoing high levels of violent crime, the potential for violent civil unrest, political uncertainty and shortages of food, medicine and other basic supplies.

There is a risk of kidnapping due to drug traffickers and illegal armed groups operating within 80 kilometres of the border with Colombia, particularly in the States of Zulia, Tachira and Apure.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/venezuela

Travel Advice: Saudi Arabia

Jul 10 2019 3:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Saudi Arabia.

We now advise that New Zealanders avoid non-essential travel within 100 kilometres of the border with Yemen, including central Jizan and Abha International Airport, due to the potential for cross-border missile and drone attacks.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders: do not travel within 30 kilometres of the border with Yemen, including Najran and the southern and eastern areas of Jizan, due to the ongoing conflict in Yemen and the potential for cross-border missile attacks; avoid non-essential travel to Al Qatif governorate due to violent clashes between government forces and armed groups; and exercise increased caution elsewhere in Saudi Arabia due to the threat of terrorism.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/saudi-arabia

Travel Advice: Japan

Jul 5 2019 2:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Japan.

There is some change to our advice levels. We continue to advise that New Zealanders do not travel to the areas near the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant designated by the Japanese Government as Areas under Evacuation Orders (as identified on the Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry website) due to the risk of radiation. We now advise that New Zealanders exercise normal safety and security precautions elsewhere in Japan.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/japan

Travel Advice: Austria

Jul 4 2019 10:30AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Austria.

There is some change to our advice level. We now advise that New Zealanders exercise normal safety and security precautions in Austria.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/austria

Travel Advice: Ghana

Jul 4 2019 10:30AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Ghana.

We now advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution around Bawku, Brong Ahafo, Cheriponi, Tamale municipality, Yendi district and the area around Bimbilla due to the potential for violent conflict, and exercise normal safety and security precautions elsewhere in Ghana.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/ghana

Travel Advice: Russian Federation

Jul 2 2019 3:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Russian Federation.

There are no changes to our travel advisory advice levels.

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachai-Cherkessia, Republic of North Ossetia and the south-east parts of Stavropol Krai in the North Caucasian Federal District. Terrorism, kidnapping and military activity in these areas presents a significant risk to security.

Do not travel within 10 kilometres of the border with the Ukrainian Donetsk and Lugansk Oblasts due to ongoing violent conflict and the volatile security situation.

Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Russia due to the threat of terrorism and crime.

Click on the link to read the travel advisory:
http://safetravel.govt.nz/russian-federation

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