Northland will move to Orange at 11:59pm tonight, 20 January 2022. New Zealand will remain at Orange to prepare for Omicron.
The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will provide an update on New Zealand's traffic light settings and response to the Omicron variant.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed 2 previously reported cases have the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Life at Red
At Red, we need to take action to protect our vulnerable communities and our health system from COVID-19. Learn what we all need to do.
Life at Orange
At Orange, there will be community transmission of COVID-19, with increasing risks to vulnerable communities, and pressure on the health system. Learn what we all need to do.
Get posters and social media tiles
We have COVID-19 resources available for businesses and other organisations to download, print and share.
Businesses must display posters advertising if they require people entering to have a My Vaccine Pass.