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Kiwis on Vasca da Gama to be flown home .

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Just heard a radio report that the 100 Kiwis on board will be disembarked at Fremantle and bussed to Perth Airport for an Air NZ flight home .They will go into isolation on arrival 

The Australians on board will go to Rottnest Island for their quarantine.

 

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4 hours ago, Kiwi Kruzer said:

Just heard a radio report that the 100 Kiwis on board will be disembarked at Fremantle and bussed to Perth Airport for an Air NZ flight home .They will go into isolation on arrival 

The Australians on board will go to Rottnest Island for their quarantine.

 

Good that Air NZ is taking Kiwis home.  I recall there were a few Brits also. 

3 planes will take foreign passengers home from MV Artania.  

(Chartered by Phoenix Reisen since 2011 - 1200 passengers.  Built for Princess Cruises, as Royal Princess, launched 18/2/84, christened 15/11/84 by Lady Diana.)

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How large is Rottnest? I'm thinking there will be quite a number of Australian passengers needing medical isolation. And when S Aussies return here they will then have to self isolate for another 14 days and because it's a ship evac the police will be monitoring. 
 

It's good the Kiwis can go straight back to NZ. 

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3 minutes ago, Pushka said:

It's good the Kiwis can go straight back to NZ. 


Isolation will be waiting for them as well .

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3 hours ago, Kiwi Kruzer said:


Isolation will be waiting for them as well .


Yes, the Kiwis got on to that straight away. A good thing. I was thinking it was good for them to be on home soil rather than having to do the 14 days in Aus then another 14 days in NZ. 

Is the Kiwi Govt housing everyone like what is now being introduced here tonight? People have been either very good or openly flouting the isolation rules. 

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3 minutes ago, Pushka said:


Yes, the Kiwis got on to that straight away. A good thing. I was thinking it was good for them to be on home soil rather than having to do the 14 days in Aus then another 14 days in NZ. 

Is the Kiwi Govt housing everyone like what is now being introduced here tonight? People have been either very good or openly flouting the isolation rules. 

Yes .The Govt has booked out Hotels and Motels around the airport . As well they have filled Alexandra Park Raceway  carpark with hundreds of camper vans , to supplement the existing facility at Whangaparoa. 
All arrivals must fill out a form giving an isolation address and contact no for checking .If the address is not local they are put into a place by customs and must stay there for 14 days before travelling back to there homes in any other part of NZ.

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A sensible solution.

 

One would expect the same to be done for other ships.

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1 hour ago, The_Big_M said:

A sensible solution.

 

One would expect the same to be done for other ships.


The above posting applies to anyone and everyone who enters NZ .

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12 hours ago, Kiwi Kruzer said:

Just heard a radio report that the 100 Kiwis on board will be disembarked at Fremantle and bussed to Perth Airport for an Air NZ flight home .They will go into isolation on arrival 

The Australians on board will go to Rottnest Island for their quarantine.

 

 Yes, flying home for all the internationals 100 kiwis, 33 poms and for the Australians, 200 will go to Rottnest or get quarantined in their home states.

 

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 Correction,

All the 100 kiwis will fly home tonight, and for the Australians, 200 WA residents will go to Rottnest and the other 800 will be quarantined in hotels before going back to their home states.

As for the 33 poms, they are in negotiations with the High commission.

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19 hours ago, Kiwi Kruzer said:


The above posting applies to anyone and everyone who enters NZ .

 

Was referring to the way the ship is being handled in WA. No issue with how NZ is handling things.

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