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If you want to get in and out of Auckland this Christmas you may have to book in advance, and be prepared to wait.
The boundary between Auckland and the rest of the country is likely to remain in place -- with people prevented from travelling if they aren't fully vaccinated, and don't have a negative Covid test.
Covid Minister Chris Hipkins says people could be given an allocated time, but it's still likely to be a "time-consuming process".
Tech commentator Paul Spain says told Kate Hawkesby the Government will be trying to iron out a system that works and is fair to everyone.
“We have seen other areas where the Government has struggled on technology and that’s partly because it takes time to get these systems up and operating.”