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Kiwi denied reentry after missing pre-departure test threshold time

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 13 Jun 2022, 5:57pm
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Kiwi denied reentry after missing pre-departure test threshold time

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 13 Jun 2022, 5:57pm

Calls to scrap pre-departure tests are getting louder as the latest horror story emerges.

A Kiwi visiting Sydney for work had his pre-departure PCR test to get back into NZ denied because it was recorded one minute earlier than the 48 hour threshold.  

He got Customs to review the decision, but customs rejected it.

Traveller in question Paul Beswick joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.

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