by Stuff — June 3 2020
OPINION: It really does seem like there’s one rule for some and another for everyone else when it comes to entry to New Zealand.
The film crew that landed in Wellington on Sunday morning hadn’t been here five minutes before they were being branded a “swarm” of Hollywood flash-os, side-stepping the rules.
Here to work on the three Avatar sequels that shut up shop during lockdown and another “secret” film, critics leapt to call their access to Aotearoa-NZ “political favouritism”, claiming their entry was fast-tracked while other more worthy travellers were left waiting.
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