2 Mar 2017

Australian tourist blocked from entering NZ

4:37 pm on 2 March 2017

An Australian cruise ship passenger was blocked from entering New Zealand when the vessel docked in Dunedin yesterday morning.


Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

The passenger was escorted by police to immigration officials to be interviewed.

An Immigration New Zealand spokesperson said the passenger was denied entry on grounds of character.

They could not reveal what those character grounds were.