Welcome to the Distant Journeys Community Page, created to keep friends and family members of our customers who are currently in New Zealand up to date on the latest steps we are taking to ensure their safe return to the UK. This page will be updated on a regular basis with information regarding actions Distant Journeys are taking along with ways in which you can assist.
SQ flights (29 March at 09.30)
Last night (UK time), Singapore Airlines ran a single flight which had been arranged by the New Zealand High Commission with the assistance of the Singaporean government.
Qatar flights depart New Zealand 01 April 2020 09:00
Final 22 customers leave New Zealand
We’re delighted to say that the final 22 customers boarded their flight from Auckland to Doha in the early hours of the morning (UK time).
Staying healthy in isolation (25 March at 14.30)
Like the UK, New Zealand has entered a period of self-isolation. Over recent days there have been several newspaper articles and social media posts with creative ideas for keeping yourself fit, healthy and entertained during this period.
Ways to help (25 March at 14.00)
Ways in which you can help Distant Journeys.
New Zealand’s plan for combating the coronavirus (25 March at 13.30)
As of 23.59 on the 25th March, New Zealand will enter Alter Level 4 of their coronavirus plan, and all our customers currently in New Zealand have been advised of the added restrictions on movement and the need to follow government guidelines to remain safe.
The Sudima Hotel, Auckland Airport (25 March at 12.30)
All Distant Journeys customers in New Zealand are currently staying at the The Sudima Hotel, Auckland Airport.