Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas

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Denmark

Denmark

Terrorism
Terrorist groups, individuals returning to Europe from areas of conflict, and individuals adhering to various forms of extremist ideologies, continue to make threats to conduct attacks in Denmark and across Europe. Groups adhering to various ideologies have conducted attacks in the past and the Danish authorities have successfully disrupted a number of planned attacks.   

Cuba

Cuba

Crime
There is a risk of petty crime and theft. we advise New Zealanders to be alert to their surroundings, especially in Havana. Pickpocketing and bag snatching occurs, particularly in tourist areas and on public transport. New Zealanders are advised to take steps to safeguard and secure personal belongings and avoid wearing or displaying items that appear valuable, such as jewellery, cameras and mobile devices. 

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Terrorism
Terrorist groups, individuals returning to Europe from areas of conflict, and individuals adhering to various forms of extremist ideologies, continue to make threats to conduct attacks across Europe. Groups adhering to various ideologies have conducted attacks in Europe in the past. 

Rwanda

Rwanda

Border regions
Due to ongoing tensions, borders with the DRC and Burundi could close without notice. If you travel to these areas, be vigilant as the security situation could deteriorate with little warning. Exercise extreme caution if you are travelling in border areas as the border may not be clearly marked.

Switzerland

Switzerland

Terrorism
Terrorist groups, including individuals returning to Europe from areas of conflict, and individuals adhering to varioius forms of extremist ideologies, continue to make threats to conduct attacks in Switzerland and across Europe. 

Monkeypox outbreak

Summary
Monkeypox is a rare disease that does not easily spread between people.

Currently there is an outbreak of monkeypox beyond the African continent where it is endemic. On 23 July, the World Health Organisation declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern.

If travelling to countries where monkeypox is present: