In a statement released this afternoon, the Ministry of Health said the two new cases were related to the border as a result of recent travel from the UK.
The ministry said both cases were connected.
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield would give a media briefing at 3pm, the release said.
Presuming the cases have not already been notified to the World Health Organisation by the UK, they bring New Zealand's confirmed cases to 1156, and the combined total of confirmed and probable cases to 1506.
New Zealand has had 22 deaths from the virus.