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There are high hopes for the tourism sector ahead of looser border settings.
Our newsroom understands the Prime Minister will announce today an acceleration in opening the country up to all-comers.
It had been set for October, but that could now happen in July.
RealNZ Chief Executive Stephen England-Hall told Mike Hosking he's optimistic but there will be challenges.
He says the growth will largely be dependent on businesses' ability to keep up with demand.