What you need to know

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Self-isolation

Everyone should stay at home. This is the best thing we can all do to stop the spread of COVID-19. This will save lives.

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Essential businesses

Essential businesses, and those that support them, will continue to provide the necessities of life for everyone in New Zealand.

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Help for people who can't get essential supplies

Find ways to access financial support, food, medicine and transport.

Planning for the future of tourism

The Government and business are working together to develop a plan for how tourism will operate in a post-COVID-19 world.

Together we can slow the spread.

This website has everything you need to know about COVID-19 in one place. Learn the simple steps you can take to unite against the virus and slow its spread. Find out what help is available and get the latest updates. 

What is COVID-19? 
COVID-19 is a new virus that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a type of coronavirus. There are simple steps you can take to protect you, your family and whānau. 

What are the symptoms?

Frequently asked questions