COVID-19: information for our tenants, partners and suppliers
From 11:59pm on Wednesday 13 April 2022, all of New Zealand will be moving to the Orange traffic light setting under the COVID-19 Protection Framework.
Changes to traffic light levels will include:
Life at Orange
Life at Orange means that:
- Workplaces and schools can open
- You do not need to wear a face mask outdoors, but face masks are still required in most indoor settings. You must wear a face mask
- on domestic flights, and indoor arrival and departure points
- on public transport, taxis or ride share vehicles
- inside retail businesses (e.g., supermarkets, pharmacies and petrol stations)
- inside public facilities (e.g., museums and libraries and courts)
- when visiting doctors, healthcare services and vet clinics
- at premises operated by local and central government agencies, social service providers, NZ Police, and public areas operated by NZ Post.
- There is no requirement to scan into locations you visit or for businesses to display a QR code poster
- There are no limits for indoor or outdoor gatherings.
Life at Green
Life at Green means that:
- There are no restrictions, but you are encouraged to wear a mask and keep up good health behaviours.
- There is no requirement to scan into locations you visit.
- There is no requirement for businesses to display a QR code poster or have mandatory record keeping.
If My Vaccine Pass is not being used, different restrictions will apply. These details are available at covid19.govt.nz/traffic-lights(external link)
Everyone in New Zealand aged 12 years and over can book their free COVID-19 vaccination now. If it’s been four months since your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and you’re over 18, you’re eligible for a booster. For more information visit the:
- Book My Vaccine(external link) website
- Information for Maori(external link)
- Time in the line(external link) - Find available vaccination appointments near you, check how long the wait is at your local supermarket or COVID testing station on the Time in the line website
- Support and information for disabled people(external link).
Protect yourself, your whānau, and your community
COVID-19 – We are here to help our tenants - Information for our tenants on how Kāinga Ora will support you during COVID-19
COVID-19 – Information about our development sites and partner information - to keep you informed during COVID-19
COVID-19 - Resources - to help New Zealanders. This includes official COVID-19 material, translated and accessible information.
COVID-19 – Services and support- If you’ve been affected by COVID-19, there is help available to provide you with additional support.
Looking after yourself and others
There are some simple steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
- Follow the Government instructions and self-isolate
- Avoid close contact with people with cold or flu-like illnesses.
- Cover coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues or clothing.
- Stay home if you're unwell.
- Keep track of where you've been
- Wash hands for at least 20 seconds with water and soap and dry them thoroughly:
- before eating or handling food
- after using the toilet
- after coughing, sneezing, blowing your nose or wiping children’s noses
- after caring for sick people.
Please remember to be kind, be patient, and to look after one another.
He waka eke noa
We are all in this together
Page updated: 30 May 2022