COVID-19 Alert System
New Zealand has a 4-level COVID-19 Alert System. Each Alert Level tells us what measures we need to take.
Alert Level 2
At Alert Level 2 the disease is contained, but there is a risk of community transmission.
Alert Level 3
Alert Level 3 information on personal movement, exercise, education, work, business, travel and gatherings.
About the Alert System
Information about our Alert Level system, and summaries of the measures that may be applied at each Alert Level.
History of the COVID-19 Alert System
A timeline of Alert Level changes, dates of key events and the duration of the State of National Emergency.
New Zealand's COVID-19 Alert Levels can be applied to individual regions. Additional restrictions can also be applied to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The Government has a range of actions including the Alert System, border restrictions and testing.