No - A visa is not required for travel to New Zealand

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A visa is not required to transit through New Zealand on the way to another destination, when the traveler is not staying in New Zealand’s transit area longer than 24 hours, not passing through customs, or is in possession of a valid visa from Australia.

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Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in New Zealand, and with at least one blank passport page available for New Zealand stamp(s).

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. For just $20.00 per traveler, Travisa will complete the State Department Registration for the applicant. Official notifications about travel advisories and warnings will be sent to the traveler registered.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in New Zealand