New Zealand is in Alert Level 1

New Zealand moved to Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm on Monday, 8 June.

The latest information is now available on the Government’s COVID-19 website link) which also has information in nearly 30 different languages(external link) on Alert Level 1, and will continue to be updated.

Looking after yourself and others

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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.
  • 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: 31 July 2020