In January 2020, Chinese authorities confirmed a new type of coronavirus. The New Zealand government is closely monitoring the situation and following guidance from the World Health Organization.
The New Zealand Government has now made the decision that any foreign travellers who have left or transited through mainland China after 2 February 2020 will be refused entry to New Zealand. All travellers currently in transit to New Zealand on 2 February 2020 will be subject to enhanced screening on arrival but, pending clearance, will be granted entry to New Zealand. This measure does not apply to flights to and from Hong Kong at this time.
This decision to refuse entry does not apply to New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and their immediate family, who will still be able to come to New Zealand. Australian citizens and permanent residents are also excluded if they ordinarily reside in New Zealand. The decision to restrict travel will be in place for up to 14 days and will be reviewed every 48 hours.
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) is working with other government agencies to ensure a whole-of-government approach is being taken to manage this evolving situation. INZ’s Beijing office remains temporarily closed in line with the Chinese Government’s decision to close schools and businesses as part of their ongoing management of coronavirus.
It is likely that there will be some impact on visa processing times as a result of the temporary closure of the Beijing office. However, INZ is committed to minimising the impact on processing times as much as possible.
We understand that Licensed Advisers and Immigration lawyers may have other questions or wish to clarify aspects of the coronavirus restrictions, and that other industry bodies are similarly affected. INZ will be updating information and providing Q&A as the situation evolves.

(Source: INZ)

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Christmas closing times

Our offices will close on Thursday 16 December 2020 at 17:00 and re-open again Monday 11 January 2021 at 11:00.  Wishing you and all your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy, prosperous and safe New Year!

Covid 19 Notice

As the impact of the coronavirus continues to evolve, we face this unprecedented situation together. The pandemic is affecting all of us. At Terra Nova Consultancy Ltd we wish to reach out and update you on how we are addressing it. Our top priority is to protect the health and safety of our employees, clients, and our communities. Our focus on customer service remains at the center of everything we do, and we are fully committed to continue to serve you with our services, and striving to provide our services without interruption.Please listen and act upon the advise given by the Government, only in that way will we together be able to combat this challenge. And as always, stay healthy and keep safe.

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Terra Nova Consultancy Ltd
14 Glanworth Place, Botany 2106
Manukau, Auckland 2106,
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Mobile: +64 275 706 540

Postal Address:
PO Box 58385, Botany
Manukau, Auckland 2163,
New Zealand

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Johannes Petrus (Peter) Hubertus Cornelis Hendrikx

License number: 200800214

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