Q: My ex-husband has told me that he intends to take the kids to Queensland now that the travel bubble with Australia is opening. His sister lives there with her children so he wants them to visit their cousins. They have planned to go to the theme parks while they are there. I don’t want them to go. I’m worried they could catch Covid-19 or become stranded there if either country goes into lockdown. What can I do to stop him?
International travel can often cause disagreements between separated parents. Over the past year, this has not been an issue because of New Zealand’s strict border policy. However, the announcement a Trans-Tasman travel bubble will open on 19 April 2021 means that issue is now back on the table, but now with the additional complication of Covid-19.
In this NZ Herald article, Jeremy discusses how parents can navigate this issue.