YWAM Zion COVID-19 Update


From 11:59pm 12 April 2022, vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents can enter New Zealand and self-test on arrival.

From 11:59pm 1 May 2022, vaccinated visitors from visa waiver countries, and visitors from other countries who already hold a valid visitor visa can enter New Zealand and self-test on arrival.


Kia ora from Aotearoa, New Zealand.

We are pleased to inform that YWAM Zion is facilitating training schools within the current New Zealand government guidelines in reponse to Covid-19.

We encourage all interested applicants, including those already approved, to stay up to date with travel and border restrictions.

YWAM Zion can confirm the upcoming course dates are as follows:

    • 7th February 2022 (Available to NZ residents/passport holders & foreign passport holders already within NZ)
    • 26th September 2022 (Now accepting applications from Visa-waiver locations)
    • February 2023 (Dates TBD)
    • September 2023 (Dates TBD)

International Passport Holders

New Zealand government has announced border openings to begin in the first half of 2022. Learn more about this here: Border Opening Stages & Regulations

NOTE: The latest border requirements state that all international passport holders seeking to enter New Zealand must be fully vaccinated as well as follow pre-departure and arrival regulations specific to your travel pathway.

For current status of COVID-19 in New Zealand, see Ministry of Health: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

For latest travel restrictions, see New Zealand Immigration: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/media-centre/news-notifications/coronavirus-update-inz-response

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us and speak with a member of our team.

Barry and Letitia Gager

Ministry Leaders


Northland, New Zealand