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 system overview
New Zealand’s 4-level Alert System lists the measures to be taken against COVID-19 at each level.
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.
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.