Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi told Breakfast today the Government was careful not to create a logjam at MIQ facilities ahead of Christmas.
The Hurricanes star says next month's match will be about giving back to the communities who helped him get to where he is.
The 26-man squad coached by Fa'alogo Tana Umaga contains players from Samoa, Tonga and Fiji who play both in New Zealand and abroad.
Ardern said all APEC leaders will be focused on having a plan for the health response to the pandemic and driving the economic recovery.
Dame Winnie said she was humbled by the award and paid tribute to every woman who works "tirelessly for the wellbeing of our peoples".
An adviser said Trump regretted he was unable to attend the online summit, the third year in a row he’s missed it.
While reluctant to put a time frame on it, this week Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said a bubble could be in place a couple of weeks after officials have given the green light.