The tourism industry is already advertising its readiness for a international visitors.
The freshly-minted trans-Tasman arrangement kicks in from Monday, April 19.
Tourism New Zealand Interim Chief Executive René de Monchy told Heather du Plessis-Allan they've already got a brand new campaign prepared.
"People have been dreaming about New Zealand, now's the opportunity that they can start converting that into action. So we'll be playing on that."