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1 News Reporter Emily van Velthooven updates Breakfast from Auckland Airport with details of how passengers are being affected by the fuel shortage.

Customs' eGates open to more European travellers

French, German, Irish and Dutch visitors are now able to pass through the speedy immigration check.

Air New Zealand forced to cancel flights after Dreamliner engine issues

Two flights were turned back to Auckland Airport this week, prompting early maintenance of the airlines 787-9 fleet.

Investigation underway after two engine 'abnormalities' in quick succession on Air New Zealand Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes

Two flights were forced to return to Auckland shortly after take-off in the space of two days this week.

Some of the attractive scenery of the South Island New Zealand seen from a train

Orient Express-style luxury sleeper train planned for Auckland to Queenstown

The Antipodean Explorer would take 56 guests on a tour from the country's north to its south.

There have been delays at Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport warns passengers Christmas-New Year will be busier than last festive season

International travellers are being advised to allow an extra 30 minutes just to get through the terminal building.

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North Korea conducted their most successful intercontinental missile launch earlier this week.

Airline flight crew witnessed North Korea missile test

It was seen on a Cathay Pacific flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong.

Bali airport set to reopen as volcano continues to spew ash

The airport has been closed since Monday morning, disrupting travel for tens of thousands of people.

ANZ Boeing 747 400 at Auckland Airport New Zealand. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

Electronic cigarette forces Air New Zealand plane to divert

The flight from Tauranga to Wellington was diverted to Palmerston North after an electrical smell in the cabin.

Will Brexit kill the great Kiwi OE? Breakfast talks to a UK business leader with his finger on the pulse.

Brexit not expected to restrict Kiwis' work or travel plans to UK

Britain's Trade Secretary says New Zealand is important to the UK.

Watch: Man leaps into baggage chute at airport before being tackled by staff

Video from the airport shows the man looking suspicious inside the terminal before diving into the chute.

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The airline has won over 60 international awards in the last seven years.

Air New Zealand offers their lowest ever airfare for Kiwi travellers heading to London

Air New Zealand was recently named airline of the year by AirlineRatings.com.

Video: Air NZ plane's windscreen smashed after hair-raising flight -'I thought I was going to die'

The flight from Hokitika to Christchurch this afternoon was marked by turbulence and altitude drops.

Air New Zealand crowned 2018 Airline of the Year by leading aviation website

The Kiwi airline has now won Airlineratings.com top prize five years in a row.

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Robert Patman outlined the impact on Kiwi travellers with extra airport screening to fly to the US.

Flying to the US? New airport checks may 'cause uniform inconvenience'

An international relations expert has outlined the impact on Kiwi travellers of extra airport screening to fly to the US.

The Remarkables, Queenstown.

New Zealand makes Lonely Planet's top-10 countries to visit in 2018

Citing our "exquisite topography" and "extraordinary wilderness", the travel guide places New Zealand high up in its list.

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Going away for the weekend? Allow extra time as traffic out of Auckland starts backing up.

Video: Misery builds on Auckland roads as traffic crawls ahead of long weekend

NZTA said roads in Auckland were already congested with SH1 at Takanini especially bad.

Video: 'I thought I was going to die' – AirAsia flight rapidly drops 20,000 feet after cabin loses pressure

Passengers tested loved ones saying goodbye and hugged each other as the plane rapidly turned around and went back to Perth.

Watch: Thai baggage handler caught rifling through Jetstar passengers' suitcases

The flight on October 10 was bound for Singapore and the man had taken a bluetooth speaker from a suitcase.

Raw video: Huge queues and flight delays for passengers at Auckland Airport after security machine glitch

An interruption in the power source led to passengers needing to be re-screened.

The airline's profit is up 40 per cent as it benefits from increased tourist numbers.

Air New Zealand reveals it's started offering Wi-Fi on one long haul flight ahead of major roll-out

They're hoping to offer it across their entire international fleet in the coming months.

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Bad weather ruins a couple's dream holiday and, despite being fully insured, they are left thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Kiwi couple left out of pocket when travel insurance company refuses to pay out over 'foreseeable weather event'

Cromwell resident Leigh Buttars had a travel claim turned down despite the weather event that caused her problems never being forecast.

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The main link between the Manawatu and Hawke's Bay has been closed since April.

More than a dozen options considered for slip-hit Manawatu Gorge

The important road has been closed due to numerous slips.

Wellington's Te Papa ranked one of top 25 museums in the world

Te Papa was ranked the 19th best museum globally by users of travel website TripAdvisor.

A hologram system will be trialled at Auckland Airport to warn incoming travellers of biosecurity risks

Hologram technology to greet NZ visitors at airports

The focus will be on fruit in luggage.

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