The pause on quarantine-free travel between New South Wales and New Zealand will be lifted on Sunday night.

But New Zealand’s COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said the end of the pause of the trans-Tasman bubble with Sydney will always depend on the development of more cases.

This comes after NSW detected no new local cases of COVID-19 for the second consecutive day, despite more than 22,000 tests being conducted.

Trans-Tasman bubble pause with NSW to lift on Sunday
The pause on quarantine-free travel between New South Wales and New Zealand will be lifted on Sunday night. (9News)

Flights can resume from 11.59pm Sunday, Mr Hipkins said.

Trans-Tasman bubble pause with NSW to lift on Sunday
Flights can resume from 11.59pm Sunday, New Zealand’s COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said. (9News)

The end of the pause aligns with the lifting of restrictions in New South Wales at 12.01am on Monday.



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