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Supervised Rapid Antigen Test for New Zealand Travel

This service is for people who are travelling within New Zealand and require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.

To get a supervised rapid antigen test for travel you must:

  • have no COVID-19 symptoms and
  • be unvaccinated over 12 years and 3 months of age, leaving Auckland
    OR unvaccinated domestic traveller over 12 years, travelling with a transport company that requires evidence of a negative test result.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms or feel unwell you need to visit a COVID-19 testing site.

For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.

In Picton, this service NOT located at the Medical Centre Pharmacy.

You will find the Supervised Rapid Antigen Test for New Zealand Travel team outside the Interislander Terminal, based in an office alongside various rental car companies, directly opposite the terminal building.

The Testing Team will be available to test asymptomatic unvaccinated Interislander and Bluebridge travellers aged 12years or over, prior to scheduled ferry sailing times.


Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Marlborough Anniversary (31 Oct).


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114 High Street, Picton

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114 High Street
Marlborough 7220

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This page was last updated at 4:09PM on January 27, 2022.