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Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble

This morning New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed that a Trans-Tasman Travel bubble was possible before Christmas.The possibility of an ANZ Travel Bubble between the two nations has been eagerly awaited for many long months as Kiwi's have longed to escape winter to the sunshine and warmth of their Aussie neighbor's across the ditch.The travel bubble would not only be a shot in the arm for the ailing tourism industry & Air New Zealand. It would also allow many families & friends the opportunity to re-unite with loved ones.Indications are that the bubble would initially only be one-way, allowing Kiwi's from the South Island to travel to NSW.It is hoped that soon afterwards, Are you looking forward to the prospect of travelling again or do you think this move is to soon?
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