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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

Travel Advice: Greece

Jun 20 2019 1:00PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Greece.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders exercise increased caution in Greece due to the potential for civil unrest and an underlying threat of terrorism.

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

Travel Advice: Italy

Jun 19 2019 11:30AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Italy.

There is no change to our travel advisory advice level.

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

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

Travel Advice: Brunei Darussalam

Jun 17 2019 12:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Brunei Darussalam.

We advise that New Zealanders exercise normal safety and security precautions in Brunei Darussalam.

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

Travel Advice: Sri Lanka

Jun 14 2019 3:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Sri Lanka.

We have lowered our level of advice.

We now advise New Zealanders to exercise increased caution in Sri Lanka due to the on-going threat of terrorism and violence.

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

Travel Advice: Uzbekistan

Jun 7 2019 1:30PM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Uzbekistan.

There is no change to our travel advisory advice levels.

We continue to advise:

- Avoid non-essential travel to the areas bordering Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan (including the city of Andijan and the eastern region of the Ferghana Valley) due to the uncertain security situation and landmines.

- Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Uzbekistan due to the threat from terrorism and violent crime.

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

Travel Advice: Myanmar

Apr 29 2019 10:00AM
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reviewed its travel advice for Myanmar.

There is a change to our travel advisory advice levels.

We now advise that New Zealanders do not travel to the northern Rakhine State areas of Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Rathedaung and Paletwa township in southern Chin State due to ethnic tensions and the potential for armed conflict and violent civil unrest.

We continue to advise that New Zealanders:

- avoid non-essential travel along the borders with Laos, Thailand, India, Bangladesh and China and we advise against all tourist and other non-essential travel in the vicinity of these borders, including official border crossings. Military activity, ethnic militias, armed drug smugglers and the presence of landmines pose a particularly high risk to your safety;

- avoid non-essential travel to Kachin State (excluding Myitkyina), , northern Shan State due to ethnic tensions and the potential for armed conflict and violent civil unrest. We advise against all tourist and other non-essential travel to these areas;

- exercise increased caution elsewhere in Myanmar due to the readily changeable political situation and regular civil unrest.

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

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