TODAY |

Kiwi passengers detained in Melbourne after arriving under travel bubble arrangements - reports

More than a dozen passengers originally from New Zealand have been detained after arriving in Melbourne, Australian media reports.

Source: istock.com

The 14 passengers had arrived in Sydney under the new trans-Tasman bubble arrangements, which mean they didn't have to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

However, they then managed to board a connecting flight to Melbourne, which isn't accepting international arrivals, ABC News reports.

Your playlist will load after this ad

New South Wales and Northern Territory are now open thanks to the new “safe travel zone”. Source: 1 NEWS

Today was the first day New Zealanders were able to travel to Australia under the new bubble arrangements.